Student Programs

Learn more about our two student programs that take place during the academic year: Student Academy and Student Ambassadors Program.

Teach Access Student Academy

The Teach Access Student Academy is a FREE program consisting of virtual monthly webinars for students to explore various topics on disability and accessibility. It will be open to any students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university and will be a great opportunity to learn about accessibility and network with a wide variety of people in higher education, industry, and advocacy organizations.

Program Schedule

All sessions will be held on Zoom from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET (10 am to 11 am PT). Sessions will be recorded and shared with registered students.

  • Session 1: Introduction to Disability with Ani Grigorian
    • Friday, September 15, 2023
  • Session 2: Introduction to Assistive Technology with Jordan Colbert
    • Friday, October 13, 2023
  • Session 3: Accessibility Principles with Jeff Zundel
    • Friday, November 3, 2023
  • Session 4: How Technology has Transformed Our Lives: A Story of Two Married Googlers Who Are Blind/Low Vision with Victor Tsaran and Karo Caran
    • Friday, January 26, 2024
  • Session 5: Accessibility and Neurodiversity with Margaux Joffe
    • Friday, February 9, 2024
  • Session 6: Accessibility in Events
    • Friday, March 8, 2024
  • Session 7: Careers in Accessibility
    • Friday, April 12, 2024

Program Registration

Registration for the Teach Access Student Academy is free and ongoing throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. Feel free to register at any time using the  Student Academy registration form and join the upcoming sessions!

Teach Access Student Ambassadors Program

The Student Ambassadors Program engages students from across disciplines and institutions to learn about disability and accessibility, build a community of inquiry, and develop projects to advocate for accessibility in their institutions. The Student Ambassador Program is FREE and open to any students enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university.

Program Schedule

Launching this Spring, we’ll host three Advocacy Sprints, which are a series of modified design sprints aimed to support the creation of student-made awareness and advocacy projects. All of these sprints will be held on Zoom from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm ET (10 am to 11:30 am PT).

Student Ambassadors Program. Become a part of a cohort of engaged student advocates at college campuses across the United States. Apply today. Photo of college students laughing and speaking to one another. Sponsored by: Verizon, Google, Salesforce, and Meta.