California Deafblind Services

Charles Beavis

Educational Specialist


Charles Beavis is an Educational Specialist for CDBS. He joined the team in 2022, and provides technical assistance to students with deafblindness, families, and school teams.  Charles completed the SFSU/CDBS Specialization in Deafblindness Program while completing a master’s degree in special education at San Francisco State University. Charles wrote his master’s thesis on the importance of peer support and its significance to all individuals' growth and development.  For the last five years, Charles has been working in the classroom as a special education teacher in the Bay Area.  His passion and expertise is working with families and teams of individuals with multiple and/or low incidence disabilities. Charles is excited to be a part of such a wonderful team.