GOALS—Gaining Online Accessible Learning through Self-study—is a project led by the National Center on Disability & Access to Education (NCDAE) at Utah State University’s (USU) Center for Persons with Disabilities. (CPD).

FIPSE funded the original GOALS project (2007-2011) to assist administrators and institutional leaders in understanding the importance of web accessibility and to act on that awareness. With the National Center on Disability and Access to Education as the lead, this consortium included the Kentucky Council on Post Secondary Education, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Southern Regional Education Board, and WebAIM.

This project produced:

FIPSE has funded a new effort that extends the earlier work of GOALS. During this project (2011-2014), a national consortium will strengthen the work of GOALS with blueprints useful for both institutions and regional accreditation entities. With the National Center on Disability and Access to Education again as the lead, this consortium includes the Southern Regional Education Board, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Michigan Community College Virtual Learning Collaborative, Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education, and WebAIM.

This project will work with partners to:

FIPSE logoThis Project has been made possible by a grant from the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE), U.S. Department of Education. No official endorsement should be inferred.