- For information on conformance statements, website accessibility auditing/evaluation, or consultation, contact John at 435-797-2325.
- For virtual or on-site training, call Jon at 435-797-8284.
- For independent-study document accessibility course information, call George at 435-797-0974.
- For all other inquiries, call 435-797-7024.
- TDD 435-797-1981.
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Jared Smith is the Executive Director of WebAIM. He is a highly demanded presenter and trainer and has provided web accessibility training to tens of thousands of web professionals throughout the world. With over 25 years of experience working in the web design, development, and accessibility field, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is used to help others create and maintain highly accessible web content. Much of his written work, including a broad range of tutorials, articles, and other materials, is featured on the WebAIM site.
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Jonathan is the director of training at WebAIM. His main passion is helping others learn to make the web more accessible to people with disabilities. With a master's degree in Instructional Technology and 20 years of experience in the field of web accessibility, Jonathan has published dozens of articles, tutorials, and other instructional resources. He has traveled extensively to train thousands of web developers and other professionals who develop or maintain web content.
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George manages the online training program at WebAIM. He has a master’s degree in instructional psychology and technology, and over 20 years of teaching experience. He has developed online courses at Utah State University since 2008, and he joined the WebAIM team at the end of 2015. The Accessible Documents video-based course launched in July 2018, and over 9,000 participants have enrolled in this independent-study training. George also conducts pre-conference workshops and delivers presentations at national conferences.
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John has worked in web development since 2000, in roles including design, coding, usability, and accessibility. He thrives on the challenge of facilitating delightful, engaging experiences for aural and visual users alike. He holds a master's in information science from the University of Michigan School of Information, an undergraduate degree in mass communications from Goddard College, and a CPACC certification from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals.Send Rob an email
Rob Carr is the Strategic Accessibility Coordinator at WebAIM. Rob has been in the digital accessibility space since 2010. He has spent loads of time training, consulting, and learning about digital accessibility topics large and small. Rob has worked with hundreds of individuals and dozens of organizations on everything from accessibility in a single PDF to integrating accessibility into organizations' digital strategies. Rob presents at national conferences, organizes the occasional conference, and tries to be more active and less snarky on LinkedIn.Send Alyson an email
Alyson Bell is a Cache Valley native. She earned her BS in Family, Consumer, and Human Development at USU, and her MS in Family and Human Development at ASU. She joined the WebAIM team in the spring of 2019. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, cooking, and going on walks with her dog.
Alaina is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where she received a B.S. in information science from the University of Pittsburgh. Her interest in web accessibility touches on her passion for attention to technique and detail and a people-centered approach to web development. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, baking, and exploring the natural beauty of Utah.
Jalan graduated from Auburn University with a master's degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling in 2019 and a bachelor's in Rehabilitation and Disability Studies. Through her time at Auburn, she developed a passion not only for the foundational work of accessibility and creating and improvising spaces to make them more inclusive and diverse.
Haley earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Experience Design and Interaction from USU. Her time at college was marked by exceptional achievements and recognition, including being honored as the Scholar of the Year by the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services. As a standout student, Haley also emerged as the valedictorian in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences, showcasing her exceptional dedication and commitment to academic excellence.
With a specialized focus on accessible design practices, Haley demonstrates a deep passion for creating inclusive experiences. Her dedication to implementing research-informed design decisions paired with prioritizing human-focused solutions bridges the gap between technology and users, ensuring that everyone can enjoy seamless digital experiences.
Joana is an instructional designer and supports developing online trainings. She has over 10 years of teaching experience and a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences from USU. She is also a specialist in graphic design, with professional experience in web design. Joana is passionate about creating transformative learning experiences and helping others improve their well-being through mindfulness.