800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 293031-864-503-5000
CHARLES E. KLOCKOcklocko@scsdb.org
Master of Arts, Orientation and Mobility –Western Michigan University, 1978
Bachelor of Science, Special Education: Visually Impaired -- Western Michigan University, 1975
Adjunct Professor University of South Carolina Upstate—2004- present
Orientation Mobility Specialist, South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind, Spartanburg, South Carolina August, 1979-present
Itinerant Teacher of the Visually Impaired, Fulton County Board of Education, Wauseon, Ohio, August 1975-1977
South Carolina State Board of Education, Teaching Credential: Professional Certificate, Masters Degree: Areas of Certification-Elementary Education K-8 and Special Education (Visually Impaired)
Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals, Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist. Expires December 2012.
Member, Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired.
Member of Southeastern Orientation and Mobility Association
Member of South Carolina Education Association
Curriculum development, SCSB, Age Appropriate Skills for O&M
Checklist of environmental concepts, SCSB Coordinator for annual White Cane Safety Day/Disabilities Awareness Day
Partners of the Americas, 1983. Assisted in the development of a program for Visually impaired in Cali, Columbia, South America.
Committee member for Palmetto Trail in Spartanburg County
Mayor’s committee member making Spartanburg a pedestrian friendly city
Published an article in “Howe’s Now” Spring, 2007
Member of SCSDB Safety committee, renovations of Walker Hall for the Visually Impaired
Presenter at Vision Summit, 2007
In-service to various Upstate schools on how to assist children with visual impairments
Presenter at Community service groups (Lion’s Clubs, Breakfast Optimist Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, Ruritian Clubs)
Presenter at Community Churches
Participant in State AER convention
Annual presenter at SCSB Alumni Weekend
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