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Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D. is the Assistant Director of the Information Systems, Computing & Communications, at the University of Washington. She has assisted K-12 schools connect to and productively use the Internet; provided computing services for students, faculty and staff with disabilities; directed the UW Computer Fair; written grant proposals; and directed funded projects. Since 1992, she has directed DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology), a project which employs computers, adaptive technology, and the Internet to maximize the independence, productivity, and participation of individuals with disabilities in post-secondary education and careers. DO-IT won multiple awards, including the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring; the National Information Infrastructure Award in Education; Golden Apple Award; and DO-IT showcase at Presidents' Summit for America's Future. She also Co-Directs the National Center on Accessible Information Technology in Education (AccessIT).
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition is funded by and is a partner with the US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, cooperative agreement # H326J000005.
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