Accessible Tests and Textbooks Department Staff

Jane E. Thompson
Director, Accessible Test and Textbook Department
502-899-2370
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– Test-related contract work or consultations, collaborative efforts, presentations, workshops, test adaptations, accommodations, general information on a range of assessment topics, information in response to RFPs for potential test contracts, test-related needs of the field, and online assessment of test takers who are blind and visually impaired via use of assistive technology and/or accommodations.
– On-demand textbooks in hard copy braille large print and digital, production methods for textbooks, training opportunities for transcribers and for requests for presentations on or textbook preparation and specifications. Contact Jane for additional information on Prison Braille Transcriber Programs.

Nancy J. Bayens
Administrative Assistant
502-895-2405, ext. 379
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Scheduling meetings, contacting staff members, accounts payable, shipping questions, status of textbook orders and customer service.

Dan Bush
Accessible Media Editor II
502-895-2405, ext. 478
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Manipulates electronic files for the new large print process, proofreads large print textbooks, enhances images and creates digital files and image descriptions for use on iPad, Kindle, computer, etc.

Dena K. Garrett
Accessible Media Editor I
502-899-2378
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Editing tests and textbooks, braille translation software UEB and braille formats. Specializes in mathematics, science, and tests transcriptions.

Jayma L. Hawkins
Accessible Media Editor I
502-899-2372
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Editing textbooks, braille translation software UEB and braille formats. Specializes in history, geography, nutrition, and literature transcriptions. BTAP Program (Braille Transcribers Assistance Program for ex-offenders).

Michael Haynes
Large Print and Digital Textbook Coordinator
502-895-2405, ext. 479
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On-demand large print and enlarged print textbook orders, estimated costs and delivery dates of large print textbooks, publisher print copies, and status of large print and enlarged print textbook orders.

April Hedges
Accessible Media Editor I
502-895-2405, ext. 474
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Manipulates electronic files for the new large print process, quality reviews all files prior to going to production, including digital files and image descriptions for use on iPad, Kindle, computer, etc.

Priscilla Knight
Test Editor
502-899-2295
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Test review and editing; getting approval for edits; transcription. Tactile graphics designing. Preparation of transcriber notes and Test Administration Notes. Literary Braille (EBAE or UEB). Online assessment via use of assistive technology and/or accommodations.

Jean Moore
Braille Textbook Coordinator
502-899-2371
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On-demand braille textbook orders, ATIC transcribers, ATIC textbook lists, capacity for braille translation, quota forms for textbook requests, accounts payable for transcribers, and time lines and deadlines for textbook transcriptions.

DeAnna Morrison
Accessible Media Editor II
502-899-2293
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Editing textbooks, braille translation software, UEB and braille formats. Specializes in literature, grammar, reading, braille formats and Duxbury software.

Daria Moschowsky
Test Editor
502-899-2389
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General information about Accessible Tests Department.

Jeremy Ockerman
Department Manager
502-899-2369
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Manages all braille, large print, and test projects.

Katherine Padgett
Test Editor
502-899-2206
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General information about Accessible Tests Department.

Beth Rohret
Accessible Media Editor I
502-895-2405, ext. 480
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Manipulates electronic files for the new large print process, proofreads large print textbooks, enhances images and creates digital files and image descriptions for use on iPad, Kindle, computer, etc.

Kristopher Scott
Lead Test Editor
502-899-2316
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Item bias or accessibility review, editing for large print, recorded, and braille formats, and general information.

Nicole Troxell
Test Editor
502-899-2214
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General information about Accessible Tests Department.

Shannon Winston
Accessible Media Editor 1
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502-895-2405, ext. 473
Manipulates electronic files for the new large print process, quality reviews all files prior to going to production, including digital files and image descriptions for use on iPad, Kindle, computer, etc.

Yan Zhang
Tactile Graphics Designer
502-895-2405, ext. 471
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Creating tactile graphics, tactile graphic production methods and software, collage graphics, electronic graphics, materials recommended for collage graphics for mass production and training opportunities.

Rosemarie Zinious
Accessible Media Editor II
502-899-2377
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Editing textbooks, braille translation software, UEB, and braille formats. Rose specializes in foreign language and science transcription, and proofreading.

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