ERIC Number: ED365018
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Special Educator. Careers in Special Education. No. 90.93.
Crutchfield, Margaret D.
This brief introduction to the career of early childhood special educator first describes the nature of the special educator's work with infants and preschool children, and then discusses the educator's role in involving families to develop and implement an individualized plan and work as part of a team of professionals and family members. The pamphlet also explains the education required, desirable personal qualities, the job outlook and possibilities for advancement, and some ways for high school students to explore such a career. A practitioner profile describes the work and attitudes of one such special educator. Four organizational resources are listed. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.