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ERIC Number: ED354643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Digest of Standards Relating to Personnel Preparation Programs in Special Education and Related Services Issued by the States.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.; National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.
This digest contains summaries of accreditation standards relating to the personnel preparation programs in special education and related services in 29 states and the District of Columbia that responded to a request for materials. Each state's information is presented within seven categories: (1) eligibility of programs for accreditation; (2) curriculum (overall institutional, core curriculum, and other special requirements); (3) relationship to the world of practice (clinical and field-based experience, follow-up of graduates, and relationship with the field); (4) students (admission, monitoring, advisory services, exit criteria, multicultural groups, and persons with disabilities); (5) faculty (qualifications, faculty load, faculty development, and faculty evaluation); (6) governance (relationship of program to institution, authority/autonomy, structure and administration, and planning); and (7) resources (personnel, fiscal, facilities, library, equipment, and supplies). States included are: Arkansas, California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. (JDD)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Certification, College Faculty, Curriculum, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Evaluation Criteria, Governance, Higher Education, Professional Education, Program Evaluation, Pupil Personnel Services, Resources, Special Education, State Standards, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.; National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.
Note: For related documents, see EC 301 808-811.