ERIC Number: ED193875
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The State Implementation Grant (SIG) Program: Three Years in Perspective.
Trohanis, Pascal, Comp.; And Others
Based on a survey of 25 state departments, the document reports findings on the State Implementation Grant (SIG) program, a 3 year project to provide support to states as they implement statewide plans under the Handicapped Children's Early Education Program (HCEEP). Following an introductory chapter are five chapters which summarize goals and activities and discuss implications of accomplishments in five HCEEP program categories: program development, administration/ management/evaluation, personnel development, communication/dissemination, and interagency coordination. Six major accomplishments of the SIG program are addressed in a final chapter: increased activity in interagency coordination; increased technical assistance in support of program development; increased program evaluation; constant communication and dissemination; increased training and collaboration among professionals; and increased development of early childhood special education teacher certification, competencies, and guidelines. Appended is an outline of seven planning dimensions for developing services for young children with special needs. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Technical Assistance Development System.; Washington Univ., Seattle. Western States Technical Assistance Resource.