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ERIC Number: ED228807
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
A National Survey of Comprehensive Systems of Personnel Development: A Third Status Study.
Schofer, Richard C.; Duncan, Janice R.
Results of a 1980 survey of the states' involvement in activities related to the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) of Public Law 94-142 are presented, along with information on general trends in supply and demand of specific special education personnel categories. Findings are summarized regarding factors associated with the state's CSPD advisory committee and information related to other state education agency CSPD activities. For 49 states (excluding Montana), the District of Columbia, American Samoa, and Puerto Rico, individual summaries are presented. Composite responses for all states grouped for each survey item are also included. In addition to covering the organization, membership, activities, and effectiveness of the CSPD advisory committee, the summaries provide information on SEA organizational structure for the CSPD, participatory planning, needs assessment and personnel data, inservice training, dissemination of promising practices, CSPD monitoring/technical assistance/evaluation, and assessment of CSPD efforts. Appended materials include CSPD regulations, conclusions of the 1976 and 1978 CSPD surveys, the 1980 questionnaire, state survey summary sheets and responses--for each state, a table indicating the current operating status of the CSPD committee as of July 1980, and a list of target groups identified by needs assessment as needing training. (SEW)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Missouri Univ., Columbia. Dept. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act