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ERIC Number: ED244422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Pages: 156
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
A Resource Manual for the Development and Evaluation of Special Programs for Exceptional Students. Volume IV-C: A Training Manual for the Development of a Home/School Information System.
Seminole County Public Schools, Sanford, FL.
The manual focuses on the development of a school-level home/school information system to improve communication and understanding of special education programs. A step-by-step plan for developing such a system is addressed in terms of five major topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): basic information gathering (surveys and needs assessment), developing community awareness (news releases, local community contacts), recruiting parent/teacher teams (sample memos to aid in recruiting), training the parent/teacher teams (agenda of 3-day session, training methods, evaluation and feedback), and post training support of parent/teacher teams (followup with principals and teams, local schools' parent surveys). Appendixes contain results of a 1981 parent survey, public relations information, a listing of organizations serving handicapped youth, a bibliography, and a home/school information specialist job description. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Authoring Institution: Seminole County Public Schools, Sanford, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida