The following guides were created to help you get started on creating PDF documents that meet current accessibility standards. The documents will be updated regularly with best practices, information on how to fix issues, and to keep up with evolving standards:
The CCC Technology Center has a number of accessibility resources available to California Community Colleges:
The Vision Resource Center (previously the Professional Learning Network), supported by the Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI), provides unlimited access to Lynda.com for all California Community College employees at no cost. For access to Lynda.com through the Vision Resource Center, sign in and go to the Learn tab.
You will need to register if you do not have an account.
You must be logged into the Vision Resource Center or have a Lynda.com account for the below links to work. The links provided below are recommended courses for accessibility:
Making our content more accessible is not only a requirement under Section 508, but it is better for all our students and staff. It is the responsibility of each member of the organization to help make our information more accessible for everyone. Let’s make the State Center Community College District an example of good practice.
Accessibility training will be provided to all District staff and you should attend if you:
Basic Accessibility Training offered at Fresno City College in room LI-141. Training will be hands on in a computer lab with an emphasis on how to create accessible PDFs, Word docs, and website basics.
You should attend accessibility training if you:
Additional accessibility training sessions may not be available for a couple of months.