Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education PROFES

Advancing professional competency so all people with visual impairment receive services from highly qualified professionals

aka ACVREP   |   Tucson, AZ   |  https://www.acvrep.org

Mission

To advance professional competency so all people with visual impairment receive services from highly qualified professionals.

Ruling year info

2002

President/CEO

Kathleen Zeider

Main address

4380 N Campbell ave Suite 200

Tucson, AZ 85718 USA

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EIN

86-0987138

NTEE code info

Health - General and Rehabilitative N.E.C. (E99)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The need for highly qualified professionals to provide services to individuals who are blind or have low vision so that those individuals may be successful in their educational and professional goals and be fully engaged in community life.

Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialiast "COMS"

Establish the quality standards for certification, develop the certification exam and certify the professionals who provide orientation and mobility services to individuals who are blind or have low vision

Population(s) Served

Establish the quality standards for certification, develop the certification exam and certify the professionals who provide low vision therapy services to individuals who are blind or have low vision

Population(s) Served

Establish the quality standards for certification, develop the certification exam and certify the professionals who provide vision rehabilitation services to individuals who are blind or have low vision

Population(s) Served

Establish the quality standards for certification, develop the certification exam and certify the professionals who provide assistive technology instructional services to individuals who are blind or have low vision

Population(s) Served

CERTIFICATION IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT: Establish the quality standards for certification, develop the certification exam and certify the professionals who provide deafblind intervenor services to individuals who are deafblind

Population(s) Served

CERTIFICATION IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT: Establish the quality standards for certification, develop the certification exam and certify the professionals who provide audio description services for individuals who are blind or have low vision

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

All people who are blind or low vision receive services from highly qualified professionals

Establishing quality standards and certifying the professionals

In the past 5 years we have increased the number of certified professionals globally by 33% and are in the process of adding 2 new certifications

Increased certified professionals by 33% and expanded into 4 additional countries in the past 5 years. In the next 5 years we want to increase certified professionals globally by another 25% and add two more countries.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education PROFES

Board of directors
as of 4/10/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jack Chen