ERIC Number: ED065946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Dec
Reference Count: 0
A Special Study Institute Program.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.; Rockland County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, West Nyack, NY.
Described is an institute with the stated purpose of acquainting public school administrators with the role of the special education administrator and to present a general overview of special education programs and issues. The stated objectives of the institute held are introduction to general education administrators of the current issues in special education in New York State and nationwide and sensitization to everyday problems of special education administrators. The Special Education Administration Task Simulation Game, which was used at the institute as the major educational tool, is described to provide a standardized experience which a group of educators can experience in common and then compare various approaches to coping with daily problems typically confronting the administrator. An evaluation after the institute indicated that 75% of the participants rated the value of the workshop as most worthwhile, and simulation was found to be preferable to other training methods by the participants. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Handicapped Children and Youth.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.; Rockland County Board of Cooperative Educational Services, West Nyack, NY.
Note: Reprint of Proceedings of Special Study Institute, December 2-4, 1971, Nanuet, New York