Policies and Governance
Organizational structure, accessibility policies, life cycle processes, and other examples to build Section 508 programs.
Use these elements essential to developing or improving your agency accessibility program.
The Section 508 Program Manager is a unique role that leads and
coordinates all Section 508 activities in your agency. Use these Core
Competencies as an initial framework for determining qualifications,
roles and responsibilities, and expectations for the Section 508 Program
In today’s performance-focused environment, agency executives require
performance metrics to monitor progress against agency goals and
evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes.
Successful accessibility programs start with a good agency policy to
identify roles, authorities, responsibilities, and how the many
stakeholders will cooperate and interact within the agency.
Benefit from a formal Section 508 Internet policy whose components
include roles, responsibilities, technical requirements, and resources
available to stakeholders.
Some agencies have a formalized process for developing and approving
IT policy. This article describes the importance and advantages of
including a Section 508 representative in these processes.