ERIC Number: ED057516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Administering Programs for Volunteer Services for the Gifted.
Runyon, Joyce M.
Presented is the program development for volunteer services that are intended to expand the educational opportunities of the gifted. The program focuses on utilizing community resources and coordinating the resources with the school program. Aspects of the program discussed include: community attitudes toward the gifted in the school system that may affect educational programing for the gifted; relationship of community to educational programing for the gifted; identification of community resources that can be utilized in educational planning and programing for the gifted; identification of modifications and administrative provisions needed in the present school program to make an effective program for the gifted; procedures for arranging and planning for volunteer services for the gifted; identification of duties and responsibilities of volunteers and school staff; and choice of evaluation procedures that can be used for volunteer services for the gifted. The author advocates establishment of a community resource file to identify talented and gifted persons in the community who are willing to volunteer to help the gifted students. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Note: Paper presented at the Special Conference on Emerging Models of Special Education for Sparsely Populated Areas (Memphis, Tennessee, December 3, 1971)