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ERIC Number: ED315935
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
An Effective Community Advisory Committee (CAC). Revised.
Duganne-Glicksman, Mary Ann; Dutton, Donna H.
This document presents one module in a set of training resources for trainers to use with parents and/or professionals serving children with disabilities; focus is on effective community advisory committees (CACs). The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each training module takes about 2 hours to deliver. The module guide has eight sections: a publicity flyer, topic narrative, overview, trainer agenda, activities, summary, bibliography, and evaluation. Introductory information explains how to use the modules including conducting a needs assessment, planning the training, selecting the training module, implementation, evaluation, and followup. Objectives of this module are: (1) understand the legal origins of CACs, (2) understand the mandated functions of CAC, (3) recognize the past accomplishments of your CAC, (4) recognize the functions of an effective CAC, (5) recognize the benefits of having an effective CAC, and (6) develop goals for your CAC. A bibliography identifies six books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Note: Revision by Lynn Carlisle and Pat Lesniak. For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.