MDE-LIO would like to announce Amanda English as a new Blind/Visually Impaired (BVI) Consultant.

Amanda has been a teacher/teacher consultant for students who are BVI for 20 years. She received her master’s degree in orientation and mobility (O&M) and is a certified O&M specialist. Amanda has worked on several MDE-LIO committees and task forces, and is past president of the Michigan chapter of the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind/Visually Impaired (MAER). She has also served as an adjunct instructor for Western Michigan University and has worked closely with the Michigan Blind Athletic Association Sports Education Camp.