Empowering BVI Professionals – A Look at the First 7 Years of Blind Institute of Technology

(Please note: This article was written in 2020 by our Director of Operations, Kristy Schenderlein.) As a member of the Blind and Visually Impaired community (BVI), I had heard of Blind Institute of Technology ™ (BIT) for several years, it wasn’t until Spring of 2019 that I became more familiar with BIT and its mission.… Continue Reading Empowering BVI Professionals – A Look at the First 7 Years of Blind Institute of Technology

BIT Academy Announces Early 2023 Professional Development Workshops

BIT Academy holds professional development workshops several times a year. These workshops are intended to help our candidates with important skills necessary from pre-employment onward. Whether it’s interviewing, creating a resume that will be noticed, answering the toughest of interview questions, effectively communicating in order to make an impression from the first interaction through employment,… Continue Reading BIT Academy Announces Early 2023 Professional Development Workshops

BIT Academy Announces Digital Accessibility Analyst Course

Digital accessibility is a field that is quickly growing. Organizations worldwide are working to increase their reach, and this work is with the end goal of becoming more inclusive of all populations, especially those with disabilities. Digital accessibility is a field dedicated to ensuring websites, digital media, software, and more are accessible, according to standards… Continue Reading BIT Academy Announces Digital Accessibility Analyst Course

BIT Partners With Open Inclusion

BIT has launched a new partnership with Open Inclusion!  Together we will combine our capabilities empowering individuals across the pan-disability community globally to develop in-demand skills and find meaningful work. Both BIT and Open recognize the current levels of employment exclusion and wish to positively influence opportunities for professionals with disabilities to gain valuable, and valued work.  Having met through an introduction from our… Continue Reading BIT Partners With Open Inclusion

A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS

The BIT team is getting excited for our 9 3/4 Birthday Bash at the Cable Center in Denver on October 8. We’re so excited to celebrate with everyone but none of this would be possible without our amazing sponsors! Thank you so much to Salesforce for being our Signature premier sponsor! Salesforce continues to be a crucial component… Continue Reading A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS

BIT Academy Open House

In January, the BIT Academy will begin its first cohort consisting of not one, not two, but three Salesforce certification prep courses. What are they? Salesforce Administrator Salesforce Platform App Builder Salesforce Platform Developer 1 There are tons of questions to ask about the courses themselves, registration, Salesforce, what someone would do in these roles,… Continue Reading BIT Academy Open House

Hiring A BIT Bridge Academy Teaching Assistant

The Blind Institute of Technology (BIT) is seeking a BIT Academy Teaching Assistant. We are seeking a part-time, local professional who has experience working with people with disabilities in an educational environment. This is a joint effort between Blind Institute of Technology, Three Talents Advisors LLC, and area employers. Our goal is to train adults… Continue Reading Hiring A BIT Bridge Academy Teaching Assistant

BIT Rising Stars

One of the most impactful partnerships that we have here at BIT is our relationship with salesforce. Through our partnership, we have created the BIT Academy which includes our salesforce administration course, Salesforce developers’ course and our apprenticeship program. Typically, when you hear the word sales, you automatically assume the worst, but a career with  salesforce… Continue Reading BIT Rising Stars

Blind Institute of Technology’s 9 3/4 Birthday Bash

6th Annual Dining in the Dark Gala Saturday, October 8, 20226:00pm – 11:00pm The Cable Center2000 Buchtel Boulevard South,Denver, Colorado, 80210 Purchase tickets to Hop on the Hogwart’s Express! Download a copy of the Sponsorship Package

Blind Institute of Technology Partners With Salesforce to Bridge the Digital Divide

Inclusion Hub has featured Blind Institute of Technology on our ongoing partnership with Salesforce. BIT and Salesforce have recently teamed up with Computers for the Blind to help bridge the digital divide and reduce the low employment rates for professionals with disabilities. Thanks to a generous donation from Salesforce, BIT is able to assist with… Continue Reading Blind Institute of Technology Partners With Salesforce to Bridge the Digital Divide