University Consortium Member
Sandra Lewis is the Coordinator of the Visual Disabilities Program at Florida State University, a position she has held since her arrival at FSU in 1993. In her faculty role, she conducts research on the current status and efficacy of services to students who are blind or who have low vision. She is the author of peer reviewed articles and chapters in professional books on topics as varied as educational programming, assessment, provision of low vision services, and teaching career education to blind and low vision students in elementary school. Dr. Lewis has also directed several federal and state funded contracts and grants related to personnel preparation and improving services to all individuals who are visually impaired and serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness. Dr. Lewis received the Mary K. Bauman Award from the Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired in 2010, and is also the recipient of numerous teaching awards at FSU. She currently serves as the President of the Faculty Senate at Florida State University.