Shelley Marks


-Wife and mother of 2 boys, 13 and 19
-OCT teacher with Additional Qualification Specialists in Teaching Students Who are Blind or Have Low Vision and Special Education and Teaching Students Who are Deafblind, Part 2
-MEd-Mount Saint Vincent University-graduation expected April 2020
-1996 Graduate of George Brown College’s Intervenor for Deafblind Persons Program
-VIEWS SEAC Representative with Upper Grand District School Board
-Volunteer with CNIB in various capacities since 1994
-Currently employed as a Vision Itinerant Teacher with the Peel District School Board (PDSB).
-Presented on tools and strategies for supporting students with Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI) at the 2015 and 2019 Ontario Council for Exceptional Children
-Previous work experience includes: Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments with APSEA (Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority), Education Assistant supporting students who are blind or partially sighted with UGDSB, CNIB-Deafblind Services Literacy Instructor, Freelance Intervenor and Intervenor for the Canadian Deafblind Association
-Previous Board member of the Intervenor Organization of Ontario
-Fluent in American Sign Language and proficiency with UEB (Unified English Braille Code) and the 2-Hand Manual
-Currently testing for Perkins-Roman CVI Range Endorsement