Accessibility Plan

Implementation Timeline

Following is a list of activities geared toward addressing accessibility of new and existing information technologies.

Ongoing

2017 - Ongoing

A number of accessibility training sessions were conducted at the district campuses for staff that included instruction on how to create accessible documents.

  • 2017-2018 - Staff training was conducted by the California Community Colleges High Tech Center Training Unit.
  • 2019 - Staff training was conducted by the California Community College Accessibility Center.
  • 2020 - Canvas modules are made available for staff to take accessibility courses at their own pace for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Canvas.

2018 - ongoing

Establish an accessibility team or committee to review and update District accessibility policy.

  • 2020 - Created a Complaint Process pertaining to accessibility issues and published on the website.
  • 2021 - Each campus is currently working on specific procedures pertaining to the Complaint Process.

2018 - ongoing

Continue to build out District accessibility web pages that will contain District policy, training resources, guidelines, checklists, etc. The goal of the site is to make learning accessibility as simple as possible for District staff.

  • 2020 - Updated resource links pertaining to accessibility.

2018 - ongoing

Conduct an accessibility audit of each District and campus website to ensure the sites are continuing to meet WCAG 2.0 AA and current Section 508 requirements. Improvements will be identified during this audit.

  • 2020 - Purchased subscription to DubBot accessibility software to identify accessibility issues.

Future Plans

2019 - 2021

Performance tuning of the District and college home pages to load quicker on slower networks such as 3G.

2020 - 2021

Migrate the Measure E website using the Districts new Content Management System to meet current web standards. The site shall be responsive so that it will work on any device and shall meet WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 standards. This project is in process and is currently 40% complete.

2020 - 2021

Reviewing our online registration and forms to ensure accessibility on each campus, as well as, a process to review forms annually.

2020 - 2021

Redesign the District Police Department website using the Districts new Content Management System to meet current web standards. The site shall be redesigned to be responsive so that it will work on any device and shall meet WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 standards.

2022

Migrate the Center for International Trade Development website using the Districts new Content Management System to meet current web standards. The site shall be responsive so that it will work on any device and shall meet WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 standards.