ERIC Number: ED079893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Urban Issues in Special Education. A Special Study Institute Proceedings.
Graeb, Thelma S., Ed.; Gaughan, Joseph P., Ed.
Presented are the proceedings of a special study institute which field tested the Special Education Administration Simulator (SEASIM) to acquaint urban school administrators with the role of the Special Education Director and with information on current trends in special education. SEASIM is said to be based on 31 critical problems and issues identified by administrative personnel in five large urban school systems, and to train participants to anticipate special education issues. Focuses on are the following concepts: planning; communication; population flux, mobility, and transportation; interagency cooperation; group processes; concensus decision making; and resolving conflict. Institute proceedings are described in terms of objectives, introduction, tentative schedule, program changes, conclusion, and evaluation. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau for Physically Handicapped Children.; Yonkers City School District, NY.
Note: Report of Proceedings of a Special Study Institute (Sterling Forest Conference Center, New York, November 10-12, 1972)