ERIC Number: ED342157
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Severely Emotionally Impaired/Program Expansion/Project Find/Pre-Primary Impaired. Product Evaluation Report, 1990-1991.
Claus, Richard N.; And Others
This report details the continuation and expansion of four special education programs in Saginaw, Michigan, which received Public Law 94-142 funding during the 1990-91 school year. The four programs are the Severely Emotionally Impaired (SEI) program, Program Expansion, Program Find, and the Pre Primary Impaired (PPI) program. Information provided for the SEI program covers staffing, academic instruction, student behavior modification, student employment, student recreational activities, staff development, and home contacts. Services were provided to 42 SEI students and all objectives were met. Information provided for Program Expansion, which served 163 elementary level disabled students, covers staffing, instructional services, and staff inservices. Two of this progrm's three objectives were met. Project Find data include information on staffing, initial responses, outside referrals, parent contacts, third party contacts, screening, and diagnosis. Five of this project's six objectives were met. Data on hiring and delivery of special education services are provided for the pre-primary impaired program, which served 27 children and met both of its objectives. Recommendations for each program are also provided. Eighteen appendices present detailed data on the programs including definitions and criteria, behavioral changes in SEI students, SEI staff inservice attendance, annual goals and short term instructional objectives, the Project Find process, and sources of third party referrals. (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Handicap Identification, Inservice Teacher Education, Parent School Relationship, Personnel, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Recreation, Referral, Severe Disabilities, Staff Development, Student Employment
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Saginaw Public Schools, MI. Dept. of Evaluation Services.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act