ERIC Number: ED207959
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Preparing Regular Educators for New Responsibilities in Educating Handicapped Children. A Guide to Implementation Strategies for Policymakers.
Turner, Bobbie Porter, Ed.; And Others
This collection of papers addresses significant issues related to the training of general educators to prepare them for the education of handicapped students in regular classrooms. Authors make specific recommendations for policymakers as they consider effective inservice and preservice programs. Papers are presented on the following topics: (1) an overview of special education personnel development for general educators; (2) response of educators to Public Law 94-142; (3) state leadership in educational personnel development; (4) options for action by state board members to improve the preparation of educational personnel; (5) inservice training; (6) preservice training programs for teachers and administrators; (7) comprehensive personnel and program development in exceptional student education through a partnership between institutions of higher education and state boards of education; (8) delivery of quality inservice education; and (9) strategies for overcoming major inservice problems. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Boards of Education, Washington, DC.