ERIC Number: ED194754
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Individualized Educational Programming. Policy Paper Series: Document 1.
Phelps, L. Allen, Ed.
This product of the Leadership Training Institute/Vocational and Special Education contains a series of policy papers focusing on the impact of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) provision upon vocational education programming for handicapped youth. Nine papers are included: (1) Legislative Issues and Perspectives: IEPs for Handicapped Learners in Vocational Education, discussing key provisions of Public Law 94-142, Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and 1976 Vocational Education Amendments; (2) State Planning and IEP, outlining effective strategies for systematic state-level interagency planning; (3) Needs Assessment and IEP, focusing on policy related trends in needs assessment; (4) Consumer and Advocacy Involvement in IEP, outlining strategies and concepts regarding the involvement of parents, advocates, and consumers; (5) Interagency Cooperation and IEP, citing issues and strategies related to interagency planning; (6) Inservice Staff Development and IEP, addressing provision of special education preparation for career/vocational educators and career/vocational competencies among special educators; (7) Program Improvement and IEP, discussing program improvement as defined in the 1976 Vocational Education Amendments and addressed in P.L. 94-142; (8) Program Evaluation and IEP, examining state-level program evaluation efforts; and (9) The IEP: Implications, Conflicts, and Challenges for Vocational Education. An epilogue summarizes the papers' contents. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Needs Assessment, Parent Participation, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Special Education, State Agencies, Statewide Planning, Student Participation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park. Div. of Occupational and Vocational Studies.; Illinois Univ., Urbana.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973; Vocational Education Amendments 1976