ERIC Number: ED406085
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Mar
Promoting Progress in Times of Change: Rural Communities Leading the Way. Conference Proceedings of the American Council on Rural Special Education (San Antonio, Texas, March 26-29, 1997).
Montgomery, Diane, Ed.
This proceedings includes 62 papers on rural special education. Papers present promising practices for rural special education, current research, program descriptions, discussions of theory, and topics of timely concern. The papers are organized in order of presentation, and are categorized in a topical index under the following subjects: administration, at-risk students, collaborative models, early childhood, gifted, multicultural concerns, parents and families, professional development (including preservice and inservice education), technology (and distance education), transition, and other concerns (including low incidence populations and special agencies). An index of over 130 presenters and their affiliations is included. (SV)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Distance Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Minority Groups, Program Descriptions, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Rural Areas, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Staff Development, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 020 987-999 and RC 021 000-026. For 1996 conference proceedings, see ED 394 746.