ERIC Number: ED366120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Western Regional Resource Center, Final Technical Report 1991-1993.
Western Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR.
This final report of the Western Regional Resource Center (WRRC), Oregon, describes highlights and impact of activities and products of the full 1987-1993 period and also includes detailed progress and evaluation information for activity during the final 2-year period. The WRRC serves State Departments of Special Education in the states of Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and the various Pacific territories and associated island nations. The report lists the Project's eight goals and examples of activities meeting these objectives. These include: (1) conduct needs assessments and develop technical assistance plans with each State Education Agency (SEA); (2) provide consultation, technical assistance, and training to SEAs; (3) assist to identify and solve persistent problems in delivery of services; (4) address emerging issues such as the needs of minority groups and students who are medically fragile; (5) improve outcomes for students with disabilities, including improving transition from school to work; (6) network and collaborate with other regional centers and related providers; (7) gather and disseminate information to SEAs; and (8) assist in the training of and provision of information to both professionals and parents. A list of WRRC products is included. (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Consultation Programs, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Dissemination, Minority Groups, Needs Assessment, Regional Programs, School Districts, Special Education, State Departments of Education, Technical Assistance, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Western Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR.