[Nmabs] A NABS conference call sunday sandwitch!
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Sun Mar 21 19:23:25 UTC 2010
In the spirit of baseball season- Let's go for a dubble-header; two
calls for the price of one!
Please see below announcement
Happy Late- week fellow federationests/scholars,
In response to a very engaging and interesting list serve string
(or two) on training centers; The National Association of Blind
Students membership committee is pleased to present to you all a
training center’s conference call.
Some of the Speakers contribuiting to the discussion with their
experiences will include: Karen Anderson (current student of the
LouisianaCenter for the Blind and Current 1st Vice president of the
National association of Blind Students), Arielle Silverman(Graduate
of the Louisiana Center for the Blind and Current President of the
National Association of Blind Students), Amy Phelps (Director of
Blind Industries and Services of Maryland), as well as others who
have an experience as a student in a successful training center
On this call, we will talk about what an National Federation of
the Blind training center is and where they and state-ran training
centers for the blind tend to differ.
We also will talk about informed choice; what it means, why it’s
important, and hear from individuals who have exercised their right
to informed choice in order to get the training they considered best
And we, of course will discuss what questions, comments, or
topics of interest anybody wants to add to the conversation.
All who are interested in going to a training center of some kind, as
well as those who are going or have graduated from a training center
are welcomed to take part in this very informative and exciting
The call will take place on Sunday March 21st at 5:30 p.m. eastern
time ( an hour and a half prior to our “extra curricular activities”
The call-in information is (218)339-3600
Passcode is 808277
*Please note, that this conference line will be utilized for only
the training center conference call. If you are interested in
joining the extra curricular activities conference call that takes
place after this (you are more than welcome to take part in both
the number you’ll want to use is the phone number normally used for
the membership conference calls (712) 775 – 7100.*
Thank you for your enthusiasm and great interest; we look forward to
seeing you on the call!
Aimming to please, empower and inform,
Your friendly nation wide Nabs Membership Committee.
Greetings fellow scholars!
I think you and I both know what time it is! ( time to get those
mid terms back *sigh*)
Actually, it?s time for the National Association of Blind students
membership conference call! (presented by your not-so- local National
Association of Blind Students membership committee).
This call will take place on Sunday march 21st (yep, this Sunday) at
7p.m. eastern time on the nabs conference line (712.775.7100,
We will be talking about extra curricular a Activities, and we will
have Antonio Guimaraes of the membership committee, and current
student in Rode Island and Cindy Bennet;
a student, and officer of the North Carolina Association of Blind
Students, to share their stories and encourage you to do the same.
So, to recap:
Who:? The National Association of Blind Students membership committee.
What?: nabs membership conference call
When?: Sunday! Sunday? Yes! Sunday! March 21st.
Where?: I’m glad you asked! Call712.775.7100 and don’t forget to
use the passcode 257963 to gain entrance to the party!
Why?: Because while class is a very important part of the learning
experience; getting into the social aspects of scholastic life is a
very important and healthy thing.
Need we say more? ? Doubted it. We look forward to seeing you there!
The NABS membership committee.
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