ERIC Number: ED377643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive System of Personnel Development (CSPD) for Leadership and Change. Proceedings of the Annual Conference (2nd, Washington, D.C., May 18-21, 1994).
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.; Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.; Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
This document presents the proceedings of a conference on the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development in the field of special education. Keynote presentations include: "Special Education: Leadership for Change--A Social Marketing Perspective" (William A. Smith); remarks by Thomas Hehir addressing the status of special education and emphases within the U.S. Department of Education; and "Power Marketing: 7 Steps to Success" (Cindy C. Savar). Abstracts are presented from concurrent sessions on total quality management, a doctoral program in special education, a consultation model for state systems, rural personnel issues, performance assessment, certification, health care reform, leadership communication, facilitation of change, transition services, teacher retraining, paratherapist training, college programs, regional teams, mentor teachers, teacher competencies, inclusion, minority institutions, allied health/related service providers, collaboration, and portfolio assessment. Abstracts also include descriptions of programs in Montana, Georgia, Alabama, Kansas, Maine, Oklahoma, and the Navajo Nation. Handouts from a technical assistance roundtable session provide information on the Networking System for Training Education Personnel, Regional Resource Centers and the Federal Resource Center, and the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System. The document concludes with summaries of topics discussed during lunch dialogue groups and directories of presenters, planning committee members, facilitators, participants, and exhibitors. (JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Leadership, Marketing, Personnel Management, Professional Development, Special Education, Staff Development, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Technical Assistance
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1800 Diagonal Rd., Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314 ($11.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA.; Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.; Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.