Speaker Joe Forte Earns His NCLE Masters
Forte recently earned his NCLE Masters Certificate. The
percussionist and the director of contact lens services for
Greenwich, CT, has long served the education needs of opticians.
at CUNY Tech, Vision Expo and Optifair. He is certified as an
Advanced Level speaker. He was program director of the Interboro
Institute College of Opticianry where he taught courses in
various areas of contact lenses and optics. Joe has been a Fellow
of the CLSA since 1992.
order to attain this esteemed status, Joe had to do the following
for NCLE examiners:
NCLE Master in Contact Lens Technology designation
demonstrates to the public and colleagues that an individual has
attained a superior level in Contact Lens Technology.... [And he
needed to satisfy the following conditions:]
a Fellow of the Contact Lens Society of America (CLSA), or
written two published NCLE-approved Advanced Level III articles,
NCLE-approved Speaker with two NCLE-approved Advanced Level III
one published NCLE-approved Advanced Level III article AND one
NCLE-approved Advanced Level III Course for which you are the
Conlin Teaches in Goodwin
College's Ophthalmic Science
the start of the Fall 2015 semester, Linda Conlin is teaching in
Science Program at Goodwin College, E. Hartford.
two-year associate degree education tract enables individuals to
learn about opticianry. Working with a dedicated team of eye care
professionals, students learn to design, fit, and dispense
corrective eyeglass and contact lenses in the school's
state-of-the-art optical fabrication laboratory, contact lenses
laboratory, and training store. The program also prepares
students to sit for ABO's and NCLE's exams.
Evaluation of OpticalCEU's Conferences
names Linda Conlin
of the Year.
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Just the Blue Light Facts, Ma’am! Speaker: Deborah
Kotob (1 ABO) 9am-10am – NEW!
Become a Contact Lens Fitter Speaker: Joe Forte
(1 NCLE) 1pm-2pm – NEW!
Lensology – Lens Basics Review Speaker: Deborah
Kotob (2 ABO) 10am-Noon – NEW!
A New Approach to Fitting Irregular Corneas Speaker:
Joe Forte (1 NCLE) 2pm-3pm – NEW!
Contact Lenses – How We Got Here From There Speaker:
Linda Conlin (1 NCLE) 3pm-4pm – NEW!
Managing Ocular Allergies Speaker: Joe Forte (1
Accredited lecturers Linda Conlin, Deborah
Kotob of Vision-Ease and Joe Forte will present
seven courses enabling you to earn ABO/NCLE credits.
over 15 years Linda,
an Adjunct Instructor with the Goodwin College Ophthalmic
Sciences program, has provided continuing education and training
for opticians at the state and national levels. She is ABO and
NCLE certified, licensed in CT, MA and RI, and has written for
She founded OpticalCEUs and launched OpticalCEU.com and Optical
News from OpticalCEUs news
blog for opticians.
the ECP Education Facilitator for Vision-Ease, creates and
presents ABO, NCLE and JCAHPO seminars related to optics and best
practices. A Massachusetts-licensed optician, she has owned two
optical businesses and was a sales representative for MODO and
Luxottica. Deborah has achieved ABOM and NCLE certifications.
the director of contact lens services for Greenwich Ophthalmology
Associates, lectured at CUNY Tech, Vision Expo and Optifair. He
recently received his NCLE Masters Certificate. He is certified
as an Advanced Level speaker, and was program director of the
Interboro Institute College of Opticianry where he taught courses
in various areas of contact lenses and optics. Joe has been a
Fellow of the CLSA since 1992.
Education Seminar, Draws
from All Over New England
Board of Opticianry (ABO)/National Contact Lens Examiners
Society of America
Academy of Opticianry (NAO)
Association of America (OAA)
Association of Canada (OAC)
by Linda Conlin
of Illegal CLs
in Pediatric Myopia
Closer Than You Think
Lens Fits for Younger
on the Rise”
Linda Conlin (Page 13)