Two Fellows of the National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairment (NCLVI) at Pennsylvania College of Optometry Were Recently Named as Student Representatives to the Higher Education Enrichment Committee, One of the Many University Consortium Committees of NCLVI

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Two fellows of the National Center for Leadership in Visual Impairment (NCLVI) at Pennsylvania College of Optometry were recently named as student representatives to the Higher Education Enrichment Committee, one of the many University Consortium Committees of NCLVI. Frances Mary D'Andrea, who is a doctoral student at the University of Pittsburgh, received a bachelor's degree in special education for the visually impaired (and two other areas) from the George Peabody College of Teachers, Nashville, Tennessee, and a master's degree in special education and visual impairments from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Ms. D'Andrea has held countless leadership roles on the state and national level and is a member of many professional organizations. Although she is no longer an employee of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), she continues to serve as AFB's representative to the Braille Authority of North America, and was a delegate for the United States for the past two meetings of the general assembly of the International Council on English Braille. …