The Office of Accessibility Services exists to promote and uphold the values of Saint Leo University by ensuring all members of the University community and guests have equitable access to the programs, opportunities, and activities available at Saint Leo. We do this by working collaboratively with the University community to provide reasonable accommodations; empowering students to be independent, self-advocating, and self-determined; and promoting access, awareness, and advocacy for students with disabilities on the University Campus, at our education centers, and for those who are enrolled in online programs.
Michael Bailey, Director
Michael Bailey has worked in the field of education supporting students with disabilities since 2007. He has earned a Master of Arts in Special Education from the University of South Florida and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. He is currently a doctoral candidate in Educational Leadership at the University of South Florida. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, volunteering with local organizations such as Special Olympics, training in martial arts, and taking in local sporting events. Read Q&A with Office Accessibility Services Director Michael Bailey here.
Janet VanGuilder, Senior Coordinator
Janet VanGuilder joined Saint Leo University in the Fall of 2007 as a student and graduated with her BA in business management with a minor in accounting in 2011. In the summer of 2011, following her graduation, Janet became an employee of the University, working as the Senior Coordinator for Student Services. Since the fall of 2018, she has served as the Senior Coordinator for the Office of Accessibility Services and Career Services. Janet has been an advisor for the Leo for St. Jude organization on campus since 2012. While working for Saint Leo, Janet has been awarded the Beth G. Evans Outstanding Staff Member Award 2012-2013 and Outstanding Club Advisor 2013-2014.
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