Membership Benefits: AMESVI is an organization of vision professionals- Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments (TVI), Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialists (COMS), Vision Rehabilitation Therapists (VRT), Low Vision Therapists (CLVT), administrative personnel of programs addressing the needs of students with visual impairments, university personnel preparing vision professionals, and students in vision training programs. Membership in AMESVI provides access to a private listserve of approximately 160 vision professionals teaching or living in Massachusetts or surrounding states, reduced rates for AMESVI professional development and training programs, networking opportunities with other vision professionals within the organization, opportunities and support for advocacy within and without the organization, special programs such as a magnifier trial program. You are eligible for membership in AMESVI if you are: a current or retired teacher, or a student preparing to become a TVI, COMS, CLVT, VRT; an administrator in a program that addresses the needs of students with visual impairments; a certified teacher of the Deafblind/Multi-handicapped; a paraprofessional serving students with visual impairment; a professional in a related field serving students with visual impairment.

Association of Massachusetts Educators of Students with Visual Impairments
YEAR 21: July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019

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Mail the completed Membership form and dues payment to:

Joan Pierce
3 Ellery Road
Waltham, MA  02453

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Please keep in mind that AMESVI will only use members’ personal data (name, address, phone number, email address, etc.) for AMESVI-related activities. We will never sell or give it to third parties without your specific permission. Thank you.

AMESVI will only use member's personal data (name, address, phone number, email address, etc.) for AMESVI related activities, we will never sell or give it to third parties without your specific permission.
(NEW MEMBERS pay 1/2 dues AFTER January 1, 2019)

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Association of Massachusetts Educators of Students with Visual Impairments
Members can register for the region in which they work or live for access to ongoing activities and workshops available within a specific region of Massachusetts. Once you become an AMESVI member, your regional representative will keep you informed of upcoming events in your area. Here are the listing of Towns by AMESVI Region:North East (Pamela Sudore): Amesbury, Andover, Beverly, Boxford, Danvers, Dracut, Essex, Georgetown, Gloucester, Groveland, Hamilton, Haverhill, Ipswich, Lawrence, Lowell, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Merrimac, Methuen, Middleton, Newbury, Newburyport, North Andover, North Reading, Reading, Peabody, Rockport, Rowley, Salem, Salisbury, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Wenham, West Newbury, Wilmington Greater Boston (Melissa White & Aaron Rouby): Acton, Arlington, Ashland, Avon, Bedford, Bellingham, Belmont, Billerica, Boston, Boxborough, Braintree, Brookline, Burlington, Cambridge, Carlisle, Chelsea, Concord, Dedham, Dover, Dracut, Dunstable, Everett, Foxborough, Framingham, Groton, Holbrook, Holliston, Hopkinton, Lexington, Lincoln, Lynn, Lynnfield, Malden, Marblehead, Maynard, Medfield, Medford, Medway, Melrose, Millis, Milton, Nahant, Natick, Needham, Newton, Norfolk, North Reading, Norwood, Peabody, Quincy, Reading, Revere, Salem, Sherborn, Somerville, Stoneham, Stoughton, Sudbury, Swampscott, Tewksbury, Topsfield, Wakefield, Walpole, Waltham, Watertown, Wayland, Wellesley, Weston, Westwood, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn, Winthrop, Wrentham South Shore, Cape and Islands (Mara Evans): Abington, Acushnet, Aquinnah, Attleborough, Barnstable, Berkley, Bourne, Braintree, Brewster, Bridgewater, Brockton, Canton, Carver, Chatham, Chilmark, Cohasset, Dartmouth, Dennis, Dighton, Duxbury, East Bridgewater, Eastham, Easton, Edgartown, Fairhaven, Falmouth, Fall River, Foxborough, Freetown, Gosnold, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Harwich, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Kingston, Lakeville, Mansfield, Marion, Marshfield, Mashpee, Mattapoisett, Middleborough, Nantucket, New Bedford, North Attleborough, Norton, Norwell, Oak Bluffs, Orleans, Pembroke, Plainville, Plymouth, Plympton, Provincetown, Randolph, Raynham, Rehoboth, Rochester, Rockland, Sandwich, Scituate, Seekonk, Sharon, Somerset, Stoughton, Swansea, Taunton, Tisbury, Truro, Wareham, Westport, West Tisbury, Weymouth, Whitman, Wellfleet, Yarmouth Central Mass (Kristen Clark): Ashburnham, Ashby, Auburn, Ayer, Barre, Berlin, Blackstone, Bolton, Boylston, Brimfield, Brookfield, Charlton, Chelmsford, Clinton, Douglas, Dudley, Dunstable East Brookfield, Fitchburg, Franklin, Gardner, Grafton, Harvard, Holden, Holland, Hopedale, Hubbardston, Hudson, Lancaster, Leicester, Leominster, Littleton, Lunenburg, Marlborough, Mendon, Milford, Millbury, Millville, New, North Brookfield, Northborough, Northbridge, Oakham, Oxford, Paxton, Pepperell, Phillipston, Princeton, Rutland, Shirley, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Southbridge, Spencer, Sterling, Stow, Sturbridge, Sutton, Templeton, Townsend, Tyngsborough, Upton, Uxbridge, Wales, Warren, Webster, West Boylston, West Brookfield, Westborough, Westford, Westminster, Winchendon, Worcester Western Mass (Ann Barber): Adams, Agawam, Alford, Amherst, Ashfield, Athol, Becket, Belchertown, Bernardston, Blandford, Brimfield, Buckland, Charlemont, Cheshire, Chester, Chesterfield, Chicopee, Colrain, Conway Clarksburg, Cummington, Dalton, Deerfield, Easthampton, East Longmeadow, Egremont, Erving, Florida, Gill, Goshen, Granby, Granville, Great Barrington, Greenfield, Hadley, Hampden, Hancock, Hardwick, Hatfield, Hawley, Heath, Hinsdale, Holland, Holyoke, Huntington, Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, Leverett, Leyden, Longmeadow, Ludlow, Middlefield, Monroe, Monson, Montague, Monterey, Montgomery, Mount Washington, New Ashford, New Marlborough, New Salem, North Adams, Northampton, Northfield, Orange, Otis, Palmer, Pelham, Peru, Petersham, Pittsfield, Plainfield, Richmond, Rowe, Royalston, Russell, Sandisfield, Savoy, Sheffield, Shelburne, Shutesbury, Southampton, South Hadley, Southwick, Springfield, Stockbridge, Sunderland, Tolland, Tyringham, Wales, Ware, Warwick, Washington, Wendell, Westfield, Westhampton, West Stockbridge, Whately, Wilbraham, Williamsburg, Williamstown, Windsor, Worthingtonfooter