ERIC Number: ED098746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: N/A
1969-1970 Yearly Report: Consulting Teacher Program; Burlington School District.
Vermont Univ., Burlington. Coll. of Education.; Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services.; Burlington School District, VT.
Reported is the 1969-70 school year of Vermont's Consulting Teacher Program (Burlington) during which two consulting teachers-in-training assisted 16 teachers and four aides in providing special educational services for 27 handicapped learners enrolled in regular elementary classrooms and two handicapped learners in special classes. The report documents service and research activities (including release of teachers-in-training from regular duties 2 days/week and followup study of nine childern served in 1968-69); teacher preparation which involved both course work and practicum experiences; parent involvement; curriculum development; a summer research and development program; and dissemination activities such as presentation of consultant teacher projects at the first annual convention for behavioral educators. Activities of consulting teachers-in-training are described as including obtaining daily measures of educational and social deficits of handicapped learners which were ameliorated through applications of behavior modification principles, and providing interested parents with opportunities for home management projects. Appendixes include samples of service/research, teacher aide, junior student, and home projects. (GW)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Vermont Univ., Burlington. Coll. of Education.; Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services.; Burlington School District, VT.
Identifiers - Location: Vermont