TNCC to Explore Americans with Disabilities Act with Free Seminar

Published: March 1, 2010

HAMPTON, Va. – Thomas Nelson Community College’s (TNCC) Disabled Student Services team invites faculty, staff and guests to learn about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) during a free seminar Tuesday, March 9 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Dr. Mary T. Christian Auditorium, Templin Hall, Hampton campus.

Howard Kallem, Chief Regional Attorney for the Office for Civil Rights, an arm of the U.S. Department of Education, will offer tips and answer questions about the enhancement of services for disabled individuals on college campuses. Kallem’s experience with the Office for Civil Rights spans more than 15 years. Recently, he served as a Senior Equal Opportunity Specialist with the Office of Equity and Diversity Services at George Mason University. Kallem’s resume also includes more than 10 years with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a position as co-chair of the Arlington Public Schools Minority Achievement Advisory Committee, and Commissioner and Vice Chair of the Arlington County Human Rights Commission.

Kallem holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the State University of New York at Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.

For more information about Kallem’s presentation and/or to confirm your attendance for the March 9 seminar, please call 825-2867 and provide your name, the name of your organization and an email address.

For more information about TNCC’s Disabled Student Services, please visit


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