Accessibility Skills Gap
Teach Access is creating a new Accessibility Skills Gap Report and we need your help! We were inspired by a 2018 report released by the Partnership on Employment and Accessible Technology (PEAT). A lot has happened since 2018, and we want to know where gaps exist in 2022. We updated the questions and data so that the new report will accurately reflect the accessibility skills that currently exist within the workforce, measure changes since 2018, and highlight new focus areas that can help us all improve.
Teach Access has updated the questions and is distributing them again to capture an understanding of the current state of accessibility skills within the workforce, and to measure changes to the accessible technology skills gap.
Who should take this survey?
Anyone working in a company or public sector organization that is able to answer questions about the status of accessible technology skills in your organization. We are interested in hearing from respondents from a broad cross section of industry type, company employee size, and/or geographical location.
What do I need to know about the survey?
The survey is anonymous and will not be attributed to you or your organization. It should take 10-15 minutes to complete. We also encourage you to share it with other hiring managers within your organization, as well as throughout your professional network. We hope to get a broad response from companies and organizations around the world.
What is the deadline to take the survey?
The survey will remain open and accepting responses until December 16, 2022 at 11:59 pm ET.
What will happen to the survey data?
We will analyze the data and expect to publicly share our findings during spring 2023. The updated data will provide evidence of the continued demand for accessibility skills and the need for education to address shortcomings in the supplying accessibility skills staff. With that information, Teach Access and partner organizations will be able to build out updated programs and outreach efforts aimed at increasing coverage of accessibility in education and professional development programs.
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Why Teach Accessibility?
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