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QuickClasses



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QuickClasses are facilitated, asynchronous, online classes for professionals working with students who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low-vision, or deaf-blind. They are approved for RID (Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf) CEUs, ACVREP (Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals) credit, and general professional development credit. They are free to our members.

The schedule for 2022 classes is:

  • February 7 - 27, 2022
  • May 2 - 22 , 2022
  • June 6 - 26, 2022 (3-week classes)
  • June 6 - July 3, 2022 (4-week classes)
  • August 15 - September 4, 2022 (3-week classes)
  • August 15 - September 11, 2022 (4-week classes)
  • October 17 - November 6, 2022 (3-week classes)
  • October 17 - November 13, 2022 (4-week classes)

The schedule for 2023 classes will be coming soon.

Registration will open approximately one month before the start date listed above.

Classes may be canceled due to low enrollment. If this occurs all those who have registerd will be notified the Friday before the class is scheduled to start.

For professionals working with individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing in K-12 educational settings.
Explores the benefits of using media in the classroom. Explains the importance of accessible media for students with sensory impairments as well as students with and without disabilities. Learn to evaluate the quality of accessibility features and various techniques for utilizing media to enhance classroom instruction. This class is three weeks of asynchronous, online training. Choose your preferred time during the week to work online and meet weekly deadlines. Expect to spend approximately five hours per week completing the required work. When you successfully complete the class, you will receive a certificate for 15 continuing education credits. Free of charge and fully accessible.
DCMP is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This General Studies program is offered for 1.5 CEUs at the “little/none” Content Knowledge Level.

Registration Closed

For professionals working with individuals who are blind or visually impaired in K-12 educational settings.
Explores the benefits of using media in the classroom. Explains the importance of accessible media for students with sensory impairments as well as students with and without disabilities. Learn to evaluate the quality of accessibility features and various techniques for utilizing media to enhance classroom instruction. This class is three weeks of asynchronous, online training. Choose your preferred time during the week to work online and meet weekly deadlines. Expect to spend approximately five hours per week completing the required work. When you successfully complete the class, you will receive a certificate for 15 continuing education credits. Free of charge and fully accessible.
This course is approved for ACVREP credit.

Registration Closed


This course is for teachers working with students with disabilities in K-12 educational settings. The course is a continuation of Using Accessible Media in the Classroom. It will explore the benefits for accessible media for all students. Participants will learn how to use the advanced teaching features offered by the DCMP system: student accounts, clips, and lessons.

A prerequisite is successfully completion of one of the QuickClasses: Using Accessible Media in the Classroom with Students Who Are Blind and Visually Impaired or Using Accessible Media in the Classroom With Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Or completion of both online modules Access: Post-Production/Offline Captioning Module and Access: Description Module (Teacher/Parent Version).

This class is four weeks of asynchronous, online training. Choose your preferred time during the week to work online and meet weekly deadlines. Expect to spend approximately five hours per week completing the required work. When you successfully complete the class, you will receive a certificate for 20 continuing education credits. Free of charge and fully accessible. The class is preapproved for RID and ACVREP credit. It is intended for teachers.
This course is approved for 20 hours ACVREP credit.
DCMP is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This General Studies program is offered for 2.0 CEUs at the “little/none” Content Knowledge Level.

This class will be offered again in 2023.

This course is for K-12 educational interpreters.
The course will examine the role of the educational interpreter. Participants will examine how ethics and professionalism are influenced by culture, workplace environment, and individual backgrounds. Participant will utilize the educational interpreters code of ethics as a framework for ethical decision making to discuss sticky situations and arrive at professional solutions.
DCMP is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for Continuing Education Activities. This Professional Studies program is offered for 2.0 CEUs at the “some” Content Knowledge Level.

The Oct. class is full.
It will be offered again in 2023.






If you have any questions, please contact us: elearn@dcmp.org.

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