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Education & Outreach Working Group (EOWG)

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Announcements and Meetings

(General announcements are linked under "Recent deliverables and announcements" below.)


EOWG teleconferences are open to participants of EOWG; Participating in EOWG has information about joining EOWG.

Upcoming agendas in the wiki. (past agendas linked in the Meeting pages below)

EOWG Participation Info wiki page has additional information on teleconferences, IRC, and more.

Teleconference logistics

EOWG meets by teleconference most Fridays from 8:30am - 10:30am US Eastern Time. To find what time this is in your region, you can check the world clock meeting planner.

We use IRC and the Zakim IRC "bot".

Face-to-Face Meetings

Meeting Minutes with Agendas

Current and Upcoming Work

EOWG primarily works through GitHub and weekly surveys (W3C "WBS"), in addition to teleconferences. We use a wiki for some things like developing requirements and organizing project documentation. (We don't use e-mail much.)


Deliverables and announcements are listed in the Highlights Archive and include:

Description of deliverables describes the types of deliverables EOWG produces, and provides brief descriptions of upcoming deliverables.

The Completed Deliverables section of the EOWG Deliverables Plan lists work completed by EOWG.

About EOWG

The mission of the Education and Outreach Working Group (EOWG) is to develop strategies and resources to promote awareness, understanding, and implementation of web accessibility; and to support the work of other Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Working Groups. EOWG is chartered to work collaboratively with other WAI Working Groups to support public awareness, understanding, and successful implementation of WAI guidelines, specifications, Notes, and other resources.

Work of the EOWG is in accordance with the W3C Process. EOWG work is funded in part by the WAI-Core 2015 Project, WCAG TA Project, and WAI Sponsors.


EOWG primarily conducts work through:

(EOWG does not use e-mail or W3C Tracker much.)

Chair and Contacts


EOWG Task Forces

  1. WAI Site (Redesign) Task Force - WSTF main page (wiki)
  2. [inactive] Before/After Demo Task Force (BADTF) Work Statement and BAD Requirements
  3. [inactive] User Materials Task Force Work Statement
  4. [inactive] WCAG 2.0 Materials Support Task Force Work Statement
  5. [inactive] Lexicon Task Force Work Statement (LTF) Work Statement and Lexicon/Glossary Requirements
  6. [drafted] Evaluation Resource Suite Task Force (ERS TF) Work Statement and ERSTF Requirements
  7. [closed] Web Accessibility and Ageing Task Force (WAI-AGE TF) Work Statement
  8. [closed] WAI Site Task Force (WSTF) Work Statement and WAI Web Site Redesign Project page

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