The California State University (CSU) system has launched a system-wide Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) to ensure that each CSU campus follows state and federal laws mandating access to technology as well as to ensure a culture of inclusive learning.
The San José State University team is headed by ATI Executive sponsor, the Provost Office. Appointed by the Provost Office, Amy Strage, Assistant Vice President for Faculty Development and Director of Center for Faculty Development, with representation from across the campus act as the ATI Steering Committee to establish policies that ensure access to technology is achieved in three areas:
- Instructional Materials Team: Access to instructional documents and media
- Procurement Team: Access to electronic and information technology purchases
- Web Team: Access to the Web
These three teams have specific work plans and deliverables. Working together with various colleges, academic departments, faculty and staff they strive to accomplish the goal set by Executive Order 1111 (EO 1111):
"The California State University (CSU) is committed to providing a diverse and supportive academic and work environment that facilitates learning, teaching, working and conducting research for all students, employees and visitors. It is CSU policy to ensure that individuals with disabilities shall have equal access to and the opportunity to participate in CSU programs, activities and services."