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Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education/University of Massachusetts Boston - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education/University of Massachusetts Boston
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Wheatley Hall, 2nd floor
Boston, MA 02125-3393
(617) 287-7623 (Local)

Brief Description

NERCVE (Northeast Regional Center for Vision Education) is an established center within the Institute for Community Inclusion that is academically affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Boston, Graduate College of Education.


Janice Barron, TVI Program Coordinator,
Kat Boisvert, Lecturer, TVI and O&M,
Laura Bozeman, Program Director, Vision Studies,
Anna Bradfield, Lecturer, TVI,
Wendy Buckley, Braille/Technology Curriculum
MaryBeth Dean, TVI Porgram Coordinator,
Heidi Henshaw, Lecturer, TVI, (401) 456-8976,
Kathy Heydt, Lecturer, O&M,
Paula Kosior, Program Coordinator, O&M,
Robert McCulley, Director,
Scott Myers, Lecturer, O&M,
Tammy Reisman, Lecturer, TVI,
Sandy Smith, Braille/Technology Curriculum,
Darick Wright, Lecturer, TVI and O&M,

Services Offered

Services for Professionals

  • Personnel Preparation
    • Offers the following degree programs: M.Ed. in Special Education with specializations in Visual Impairments and Orientation and Mobility.
  • Professional Training
    • Provides education professionals in the visual impairments field the opportunity to communicate with peers, explore employment opportunities, and access NERCVE multimedia professional development presentations. Offers both professional development, consultation and in-service training opportunities for individuals and groups through web-based conferencing at any distance.
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