• Visually Impaired Program
    Kalamazoo RESA’s program for students with visual impairments consists of teacher consultants, orientation and mobility specialist and Braille/media specialists who plan, coordinate, and implement services for students with visual impairments within the regional educational service area. They work with students, families, local districts, and community agencies to provide training, support, and access to the curriculum.
    For additional information or questions please contact:
    Shelly Hawthorne, Coordinator of Deaf/Hard of Hearing and Visually Impaired Services
    Phone: 269-250-9448
    If you need to refer a student for evaluation, please use this student referral form.

    Teacher Consultants for the Visually Impaired and Orientation & Mobility Specialists:

     Micah Bormann, TCVI and O&M Specialist: micah.bormann@kresa.org
     Amanda English, TCVI and O&M Specialist: amanda.english@kresa.org
     Josh Harrington, VI Specialist: josh.harrington@kresa.org
     April Shunk, VI Specialist and O&M Specialist: april.shunk@kresa.org
     Stephanie Steffer, VI Specialist: stephanie.steffer@kresa.org
    4606 Croyden Ave.
    Kalamazoo, MI 49006 

    Phone: 269-250-9700
    Fax: 269-250-9601