Public Advisory Council Member

Louis Tutt

Louis Tutt, Public Advisory Council Member

Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired

1703 N. Beauregard St.,
Suite 440 ▪ Alexandria, VA 22311-1744
(877) 492-2708
(703) 671-4500 ▪ Fax (703) 671-639
Contact: Ginger Croce
(703) 671-4500, ext. 203

Louis Tutt comes to AER from the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind where he was principal. He served as president and CEO of the Maryland School for the Blind from 1990 to 2003 and was also affiliated with the Michigan School for the Blind and Missouri School for the Blind.

With degrees from Norfolk State University and Michigan State University, Tutt is nationally recognized in the field of educating children who are blind and multi-handicapped. He has written articles on motor skills for young deafblind children, co-authored Movement and Fundamental Motor Skills for Sensory Deprived Children and contributed to and wrote the forward for Accessing the General Physical Education Curriculum for Students with Sensory Deficits.

“Lou brings to AER a solid background in leadership, communication and organization,” said Patricia Leader, president of the AER Board of Directors. “His long-time membership and involvement in AER and past leadership roles with the Council of Schools for the Blind and Council for Exceptional Children bring a strong knowledge of our field to the position,” she said.

(Alexandria, Va.) The Association for Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (AER) is pleased to announce that Louis M. Tutt, MS, MEd, has been named as the association’s new executive director.

Tutt will begin in the position April 1, 2011, and will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 4,600-member association which supports professionals who provide education and rehabilitation services to people with visual impairments.