ERIC Number: ED373467
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Office of Special Education Programs' Annual Technical Assistance and Dissemination Conference Proceedings (4th, Washington, D.C., January 27-29, 1994).
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
This document presents the proceedings of a conference attended by Project Directors (or their designees) of projects funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) and having a significant component of technical assistance (TA) and/or dissemination activities. The conference was designed to provide new information to projects, to promote networking between projects and the sharing of products, and to share information among projects and between OSEP and projects. In addition to an overview of the conference and closing statements, the following papers are presented: "GOALS 2000, The Reauthorization of ESEA, School-to-Work, and IDEA" (Patricia J. Guard); "Inclusion/LRE--Changing Systems To Include Students with Disabilities" (Luanna Meyer); "OSEP's Vision for TA & Dissemination in a Time of Reform and Restructuring" (Thomas Hehir); "Changing Systems To Promote School Completion and Transition to Successful Adult Outcomes" (David Johnson); "Changing Systems To Address the Needs of Diverse Students with Disabilities and Their Families" (Debra Spotts Merchant); "Presentation of Technical Assistance and Dissemination Questionnaire Results" (Richard Horne and Debra Price-Ellingstad); "Systems Change from a Policy Perspective" (Ray C. Rist); and "Creating Linkages" (Robert M. Stonehill). Appendices contain a copy of the agenda, participant list, results of small group activities, and questionnaires. (JDD)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination, Information Networks, Mainstreaming, Systems Development, Technical Assistance, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.