ERIC Number: ED343332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Critical Issues in Special Education: Implications for Personnel Preparation. Monograph.
Bullock, Lyndal M., Ed.; Simpson, Richard L., Ed.
This document is the product of a forum that attempted to identify trends in education that are affecting and will continue to affect children with disabilities from birth to age 21, and the ensuing implications for the training of personnel. The edited transcripts of two introductory presentations begin with volume--"Charting the Course for the 1990's" (Judy Schrag) and "The Accidental Crisis" (Catherine V. Morsink). Small group discussions and recommendations are reported in the following papers: "Special Education and School Reform" (Stan F. Shaw and others); "Is It a New View? Catching Up with 94-142" (Virginia DeRoma-Wagner); "Restructuring Teacher Education: One Group's Perspective" (Clarence R. Calder); "Restructuring Teacher Education: The Integration of Undergraduate Curriculum" (Teresa D. Bunsen); "Professional Development Centers: A Collaborative Model" (Clarence R. Calder); "Leadership Training for Teacher Educators" (Sheila Lowenbraun); "State Certification" (Allen M. Huang and others); "Recruitment and Retention: Emerging Trends in Special Education and Implications for Training Personnel" (Richard L. Simpson and others); "Changes in the Urban School Population: Challenges in Meeting the Need for Special Education Leadership and Teacher Preparation Personnel" (Jeannette E. Fleischner and Richard VanAcker); "Preparing Special Education and Related Services Personnel To Serve Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children with Handicaps: Needs and Future Directions" (Bruce A. Ramirez); "Some Perspectives on Preparing Personnel To Work with At-Risk Children, Birth to Five" (S. Kenneth Thurman and others); and "Children with Complex Medical Needs: Implications for Training Personnel" (M. Virginia Wyly). (JDD)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Change Strategies, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Language Handicaps, Leadership Training, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Professional Development, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Educator Education, Teacher Recruitment, Trend Analysis, Urban Education
Programs in Special Education, University of North Texas, P.O. Box 13857, Denton, TX 76203 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: North Texas State Univ., Denton.
Identifiers: Education for All Handicapped Children Act
Note: Papers presented at the Forum on Emerging Trends in Special Education and Implications for Training Personnel (Washington, DC, February 8-9, 1990). For selected individual papers, see EC 301 017-027.