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ERIC Number: ED131627
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
The State Directors of Special Education: A Summary of Descriptive Information Collected by the National Office, 1976.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.
Presented are 26 tables (based on 1976 information from questionnaires received from directors of special education in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Bureau of Indian Affairs by the National Association of State Directors of Special Education) concerning the position of State Director of Special Education. Changes in the following characteristics of State Directors of Special Education (SDSE) since the 1973-74 report are noted: a decrease in the average years of experience in the present position from 6 years to 5 years, increase in average salary from $19,540 to $24,500, an increase in the average number of staff they supervise from 8.0 to 11.4 persons, and an increase in the percentage of directors with a doctorate degree from 21.2% to 37%. Provided is updated information on names of SDSE, persons to whom the directors report, highest degree held by SDSE, undergraduate majors of SDSE, Master's Degree major fields of study of SDSE, Doctor's Degree major fields of study of SDSE, salaries of SDSE, and the number of hours the SDSE work per week. (PT)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.