Administrators may use the tools below as they hire and evaluate staff members who work with students who are Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI).

MDE-LIO does not endorse the purchase or use of any non-State Board of Education-adopted commercial products. Products and services noted below are included for information only and their inclusion should not be interpreted as a recommendation of MDE-LIO.


The Administrator Crosswalk for Evaluating Low Incidence Service Providers [PDF]

This MDE-LIO tool guides supervisors and administrators as they evaluate educators in the fields of BVI, Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH), and orientation and mobility (O&M).

Typical Roles and Responsibilities of VI Professionals

The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides roles and responsibilities for professionals who work with students who are BVI.

Caseload Analysis for Visual Impairment Programs

Teaching Students With Visual Impairments offers a guide for analyzing teachers’ caseloads.