ERIC Number: ED317000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
California's Special Education Exemplary Programs, 1988-89.
Winget, Patricia, Comp.; Kirk, Joyce, Comp.
This booklet describes seven special education programs considered exemplary within the state of California. Details of program development, staff involvement, and exemplary program components are provided, as are aspects of the selection process. Projects are drawn from efforts by elementary and secondary schools, demonstration schools, county agencies, and university departments. Programs include: (1) a community-based early childhood program with high degrees of interaction with general education students; (2) a teacher/student integration program chosen for whole language curriculum, peer education partners, and variety of instructional strategies used; (3) a collaboration model for which testing services, taped books, and supplementary materials are available; (4) a learning laboratory system which also employed diverse methods and had a motivational program for all students; (5) a cost-efficient parent education method providing equal access for parents of diverse ethnic and cultural groups; (6) a vocational education program with a community base and business partnership; and (7) a preservice training model emphasizing a sense of group identity and support networks. Appendices outline the application process and criteria for selection. (PB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Learning Laboratories, Mainstreaming, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Development, Special Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: United Cerebral Palsy of Sacramento-Yolo Counties, CA.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: California