Electronic and Information Technology (EIT) Accessibility Coordinator and Director of Strategic Priorities, University of Cincinnati
Heidi Pettyjohn is the EIT Accessibility Coordinator at the University of Cincinnati. Heidi oversees and coordinates compliance efforts pertaining to the accessibility of content provided through the university’s web and eLearning platform. She is co-author of the university’s EIT policy, and co-chairs the Accessibility Network, a cross-functional group of staff and faculty members working to build the capacity of the institution around electronic accessibility. Heidi is a speaker on the local and national level on topics related to diversity and inclusion as it relates to individuals with disabilities. She was most recently featured on Blackboard’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day “Follow the Sun” Webinar series and will be a panelist for the opening mainstage session at BbWorld 2018. Heidi and her DT&L co-panelist Megan Wuebker, on behalf of the University of Cincinnati, are recipients of the 2018 Blackboard Catalyst Award for Inclusive Education.