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Accessibility & Equality in Advanced Course Work

Tackling the challenges which stem from non-traditional courses

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Aired Feb. 9

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Whether it’s a STEM Lab that occurs in a unique classroom setting or an advanced law class that includes complex vocabulary, it’s vital that all students have equal opportunity for academic achievement. Discover how these academic leaders have overcome challenges at their own institutions and hear tips and tricks to ensure student success in your classes.

Meet Our Speakers

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Shammah Bermudez, Ed.D

Director of Disability and Student Services, Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Bermudez has more than 10 years of Student Affairs experience. He has worked in Disability Services, Student Conduct and Student Success and Retention. Bermudez has presented locally and nationally on universal design, inclusion, and Academic Affairs-Student Affairs relationships. He holds a doctoral degree in Higher Education Leadership and is actively involved with ACPA: College Student Educators International.


Bridget Sullivan

Director, Office of Student Access and Accommodations, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Sullivan has focused her work on supporting students with disabilities and reducing the stigma of seeking support. After completing her master's degree in Higher Education, she has spent the last 4 years working in accessibility services supporting traditional and adult learners, graduate students and professional/health licensure programs.


Kate Miller

Access and Usability Manager, Office of Information Technology, University of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus

Miller's interests rest in a fusion of technology, universal design, and accessibility. She holds a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership with a focus on student affairs in higher education and is now pursuing her doctorate in leadership for educational equity.


Lindsay Tulloss

Customer Success Manager, Verbit & AST

Tulloss is a higher education leader dedicating her career to providing equality in education to all. After completing her undergraduate degree in ASL interpreting, she spent 10+ years working in undergraduate admissions promoting access for transfer students, adult-learners, veterans and minorities populations. She champions the needs of underserved populations through ed-tech.