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Technology is the collection of techniques, skills, methods, and processes used in the production of goods or services or in the accomplishment of objectives, such as scientific investigation.

This site supports training resources operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) Office of Accessible Systems and Technology (OAST). The mission of OAST is to improve accessibility to secure the homeland.

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One of the things I love to do is to be constantly learning.  This week the University of Phoenix had its faculty train on Ally on Blackboard Ultra for ADA compliance and to help improve student outcomes.

As time passes, more and more organizations are being required to meet the ADA compliance standards and at UOP, it is no different.

Very happy to learn Ally on Blackboard Ultra for ADA compliance.

This checklist should not be referenced in policies or in policy adoption. While this is a useful resource for the technical implementation of WCAG, it is not a comprehensive policy checklist. Official WCAG documentation provides much better mechanisms for implementing accessibility into policy or law.

Guidelines for using this checklist:

How to download, fill out, and submit North Fresno Rotary's Presentation Form.

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The Future Technologies Conference (FTC) is happening in San Francisco this year in November. The FTC demos some of today’s best research and practice, emphasizing innovation and quantified experience. 

The FTC 2019 will be displaying some of the best technological breakthroughs in the areas of Computing, Electronics, AI, Robotics, Security and Communications. Click here for conference topics.

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Fresno State is cooking up a nice little competition based on technology innovation that offers $3,000 in stipends to the winning team.

Project Ignite is a collaboration between Fresno State’s Technology Services Department and its Digital Transformation Group along with the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

This thing saves my life on a daily basis.  IF you are in the need of a PowerBank... try this puppy out.

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There’s still time to register for the 2019 Imagine Cup!

Registration for the 2019 Imagine Cup is open until March 1. There’s still plenty of time to submit your original technology solution for the chance to win cash, prizes, and travel.

With Rotary International, Zone 25/26, District 5230, and North Fresno Rotary, I am collaborating with my colleagues to meet the requirements of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. Our mandate is to make sure that all electronic and information technology must be accessible to people with disabilities.

Higher education IT leaders give some helpful tips on advancing your career.

  • Advisers
  • Coaches
  • Mentors
  • Supporters

The skills needed to succeed in an IT organization have changed over the last decade. What are the skills needed now vs. then?

Merry Christmas!  

Here's a few free online resources to help you with your educational and community service projects.

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As of January 2018, the technical requirements of Section 508 have changed to incorporate WCAG 2.0 A and AA success criteria. The checklist below is out-of-date and should not be used. You can instead refer to WebAIM's WCAG 2 checklist (webaim.org/standards/wcag/checklist). Note: The pass/fail criteria in this document represent an interpretation of Section 508 web standards. This checklist is NOT official Section 508 documentation.

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