Alabama BELL Academy FAQs

We will hold 1 BELL Academy program(s) this year at the following location(s):

Location One

Lamb of God Lutheran Church 11716 County Line Road
Madison, AL 35756

Dates: Tue, 06/18/2019 - Fri, 06/28/2019
Times: 8:30 am - 2:30 am

Registration Fees: $50 registration fee Due by May 15, 2019
Lunch: Lunches provided for participants each day.
Transportation:
Students and families are responsible for their own transportation to the program. Field trip transportation is provided for students.

 

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Joy Orton
Phone: 256-483-5727
Email: bell.academy.al@gmail.com    
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

State Affiliate Contact Information

Name: Joy Orton
Phone: 256-483-5727
Email: bell.academy.al@gmail.com

District of Columbia BELL Academy FAQs

We will hold 1 BELL Academy program(s) this year at the following location(s):

Location One

239 Carroll St NW
Washington DC, VA 21230

Dates: Mon, 07/29/2019 - Fri, 08/09/2019
Times: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Registration Fees: There is no registration fee
Lunch: Lunch will be provided
Transportation: Transportation will be provided
 

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Anna Givens
Phone: 402-817-8934
Email: annajee82@gmail.com    
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

State Affiliate Contact Information

Name: Anna Givens
Phone: 402-817-8934
Email: annajee82@gmail.com

Louisiana BELL Academy FAQs

We will hold 1 BELL Academy program(s) this year at the following location(s):

Location One

101 South Trenton St.
Ruston, LA 71270

Dates: Sun, 06/02/2019 - Sat, 06/08/2019
Times: 3:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Registration Fees: Day Students $100 (local students)
Residential Students $150
Lunch:
All meals are provided on-site. If a child has dietary restrictions, parents may be asked to provide food.

Transportation:
Parents must transport students to Ruston on Sunday, June 2nd at 3:00 pm and pickup students from Ruston on Saturday, June 8th at 1:30 pm.

Additional Information:
Our academy is a one-week, residential program. If students live locally or parents opt to stay locally at their own expense, students may attend as day students. Day students are involved in all class instruction and community activities—they just don’t sleep in the dormitories.

Parents must attend the Saturday activity and graduation. Our classes include Braille reading and writing, assistive technology, Nemeth, tactile graphics, and daily living skills.

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Krystal Guillory
Phone: 318-245-8955
Email: kguillory@louisianacenter.org    
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

State Affiliate Contact Information

Name: Krystal Guilllory
Phone: 318-245-8955
Email: kguillory@louisianacenter.org

New Jersey BELL Academy FAQs

We will hold 1 BELL Academy program(s) this year at the following location(s):

Location One

101 First St.
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Dates: Mon, 07/22/2019 - Fri, 08/02/2019
Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration Fees: No registration fee.
Lunch: Children will be required to provide their lunch unless specified otherwise.
Transportation:
Parents will be required to transport their children to and from the center each day.

 

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Mary Jo Partyka
Phone: choirnfb@gmail.com
Email: choirnfb@gmail.com    
 
 
 
 
       
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

State Affiliate Contact Information

Name: Joe Ruffalo
Phone: 973-743-0075
Email: nfbnj1@verizon.net

Pennsylvania BELL Academy FAQs

We will hold 2 BELL Academy program(s) this year at the following location(s):

Location One

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 1500 Spring Garden Street Suite 230 Philadelphia, PA 19130
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Dates: Mon, 06/17/2019 - Fri, 06/28/2019
Times: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Registration Fees:
The registration fee is $50 per week up until June 1. The the fee will be $75 per week. We encourage all parents/guardians to speak with the participants school district to assist in covering registration costs and transportation through the district's ESY program.

Lunch:
The participants will need to bring their own lunch, and snacks and drinks will be provided. We will always have food on hand!

Transportation:
Transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian. However, please contact the coordinator to discuss transportation options. We are always here to help.

Additional Information:
Our kids always have a great time and learn a lot at our BELL Academy Programs. Please contact us with any questions or concerns because we want all children to have a positive Braille learning experience along with a bit of fun!

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Michelle McManus
Phone: 8147693191
Email: pabell@nfbp.org

Location Two

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped 4724 Baum Blvd. Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Dates: Fri, 06/07/2019 - Fri, 06/28/2019
Times: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Registration Fee:
The registration fee is $50 per week up until June 1. The the fee will be $75 per week. We encourage all parents/guardians to speak with the participants school district to assist in covering registration costs and transportation through the district's ESY program.

Lunch:
The participants will need to bring their own lunch, and snacks and drinks will be provided. We will always have food on hand!

Transportation:
Transportation is the responsibility of the parent/guardian. However, please contact the coordinator to discuss transportation options. We are always here to help.

Additional Information:
Our kids always have a great time and learn a lot at our BELL Academy Programs. Please contact us with any questions or concerns because we want all children to have a positive Braille learning experience along with a bit of fun!

Program Coordinator Contact Information

Name: Michelle McManus
Phone: 8147693191
Email: pabell@nfbp.org      
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
 
 

State Affiliate Contact Information

Name: Michelle McManus
Phone: 8147693191
Email: pabell@nfbp.org