As summer comes to an end, teachers are preparing for the first day of classes. Marion County teacher Chris Carlisle starts his first day of teaching at West Port High School on Monday. Carlisle was a lawyer for several years before becoming a teacher at a community college. Carlisle says he has been in training and orientations all week in preparation for the first day.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/news/files/2011/08/New-Teacher-QA.mp3|titles=New Teacher Q&A]
This week, the Disability Resource Center and the Office of ADA Compliance at the University of Florida virtually celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.