ERIC Number: ED229893
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Bilingual Special Education Personnel Preparation National Task-Oriented Seminar (Washington, D.C., March 19-21, 1981). A Workshop Report.
Association for Cross-Cultural Education and Social Studies, Inc., Washington, DC.
The workshop report provides a philosophy and rationale for special education for the culturally and linguistically different exceptional child, outlines components of personnel preparation, reviews model admission criteria, and suggests strategies to create effective leadership. Chapter 1 contains a legislative review, definitions, and comparisons of current and recommended practices for training personnel. Chapter 2 lists such aspects of personnel preparation as functions, skills, and competencies of trainees in areas of instruction/curriculum, assessment and evaluation, classroom management, counseling and research; and knowledge required by teacher educators to conduct a competency based training program. Briefly noted and listed in Chapter 3 are recruitment strategies, criteria for admitting trainees to preservice and graduate programs, approaches to evaluation, and ways to secure funding. Chapter 4 outlines knowledge and skills needed by teacher educators and ways to improve representation of minorities in teacher education programs. Appendixes contain a directory of workshop contributors and descriptions of 25 bilingual/bicultural special education programs in 10 states for preservice and inservice teachers. (MC)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Bilingual Education, College Admission, Competency Based Teacher Education, Cultural Differences, Definitions, Disabilities, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Leadership, Minority Groups, Preservice Teacher Education, Special Education, Student Recruitment, Teacher Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Association for Cross-Cultural Education and Social Studies, Inc., Washington, DC.