The Blueprint for Student Success: Accessibility Support for Faculty and the Workflow to Make It Happen – copy of old version



  • Shawn Jordison, DSPS High Tech Center Faculty, Santa Monica College
  • Liezl Madrona, Instructional Designer Accessibility Specialist, CCC Accessibility Center

Session Details

  • Length of Session: 1-hr
  • Format: Lecture
  • Expertise Level: Beginner
  • Type of session: General Conference


It is known that building an accessible course is less labor-intensive than retrofitting a course. But what steps can be taken if a course with unknown accessibility application crosses your path? How would you evaluate this course for accessibility? Where do you begin in addressing the inaccessible course material?


Faculty are content curators and creators and can provide students an inclusive learning experience if the necessary infrastructure is in place to support these crucial efforts.

Join California Community College (CCC) Accessibility Center’s Accessibility Expert Shawn Jordison and current partner of the California Virtual Campus Online Education Initiative (CVC-OEI) Accessibility Team, and CCC Accessibility Center's Instructional Designer Accessibility Specialist Liezl Madrona, and recent CVC-OEI Instructional Designer.

The CCC Accessibility Center is a grant project from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and located at the CCC Technology Center at


  1. Evaluate a course for accessibility
  2. Learn about 3cmedia for captioning and Equidox for preparing PDFs
  3. Learn about our experience evaluating courses

Disability Areas

All Areas

Topic Areas

Accessible Course Design, Accessible Educational Materials, Teaching about Accessibility in Curriculum, Uncategorized

Speaker Bio(s)

Shawn Jordison

I have worked as an alt media specialist, a DSPS instructor, a contractor for the OEI and the Chancellors office for accessibility.

Liezl Madrona

Liezl Madrona, M.Ed. in Learning Design & Technology, is an Instructional Designer Accessibility Specialist for the Accessibility Center, grant-funded by the California Community Colleges (CCC) Chancellor’s Office and hosted at Butte College. Liezl focuses on designing and developing online self-paced accessibility micro-courses for professional development. Liezl’s passion to create equitable courses led her to other vital projects in the CCC system.Liezl’s focus is to design and develop inclusive and engaging learning experiences, and empower learners.