ERIC Number: ED409664
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Reforming Personnel Preparation in Early Intervention: Issues, Models, and Practical Strategies.
Winton, Pamela J., Ed.; And Others
The 21 papers in this collection address changes and reforms in the preparation of teachers and other personnel concerned with early intervention with children having or at risk for disabilities. The papers are: (1) "Ecological Perspectives on Personnel Preparation: Rationale, Framework, and Guidelines for Change" (Pamela J. Winton, Jeanette A. McCollum); (2) "State Perspectives on Meeting Personnel Challenges: Closing the Gap Between Vision and Reality" (Tweety Yates, Ann Higgins Hains); (3) "Community-Based Approaches to Personnel Preparation" (Patricia W. Wesley, Virginia Buysse); (4) "Creating New Visions in Institutions of Higher Education: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Personnel Preparation in Early Intervention" (Jennifer L. Kilgo, Mary Beth Bruder); (5) "Designing Effective Personnel Preparation for Early Intervention: Theoretical Frameworks" (Jeannette McCollum, Camille Catlett); (6) "Needs Assessment and Evaluation in Early Intervention Personnel Preparation: Opportunities and Challenges" (Patricia Snyder, Barbara L. Wolfe); (7) "Follow-up Strategies: Ensuring that Instruction Makes a Difference" (Barbara Wolfe, Patricia Snyder); (8) "Supervision, Mentoring, and Coaching: Methods for Supporting Personnel Development" (Kathleen K. Gallacher); (9) "From Monologues to Skilled Dialogues: Teaching the Process of Crafting Culturally Competent Early Childhood Environments" (Isaura Barrera, Lucinda Kramer); (10) "Guiding Practitioners toward Valuing and Implementing Family-Centered Practices" (Susan L. McBride, Mary Jane Brotherson); (11) "Service Coordination in Early Intervention: Competencies, Curriculum, Challenges, and Strategies" (Peggy Rosin, Elizabeth Hecht); (12) "Preparing Practitioners for Getting the Most Out of Child Assessment" (Elizabeth R. Crais); (13) "Preparing Practitioners for Planning Intervention for Natural Environments" (Juliann Woods and others); (14) "Building Effective Early Intervention Teamwork" (Corinne Welt Garland, Adrienne Frank); (15) "Preparing Practitioners To Provide Early Intervention Services in Inclusive Settings" (Susan Kontos, Karen Diamond); (16) "Early Intervention Public Policy Analysis: Issues and Strategies in Personnel Preparation" (Barbara Hanft, Patricia Place); (17) "Parent-Professional Partnerships in Preservice and Inservice Education" (Angela Capone and others); (18) "Designing and Implementing Innovative, Interdisciplinary Practice" (Sharon E. Rosenkoetter, Vicki D. Stayton); (19) "Distance Education in Early Intervention Personnel Preparation" (Mary-alayne Hughes, Sue Forest); (20) "A Team-Based Model To Improve Early Intervention Programs: Linking Preservice and Inservice" (David Sexton and others); and (21) "Putting It All Together: The Nuts and Bolts of Personnel Preparation" (Camille Catlett, Pamela J. Winton). (Individual chapters contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Educational Trends, Experiential Learning, Family Programs, Higher Education, Inclusive Schools, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Integrated Services, Interdisciplinary Approach, Models, Multicultural Education, Needs Assessment, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Practicums, Preschool Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Policy, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Teacher Collaboration, Teamwork, Trend Analysis
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., PO Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($56.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.; Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Foreword by Don Bailey.