ERIC Number: ED429738
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Mar
Rural Special Education for the New Millennium. Conference Proceedings of the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES) (19th, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 25-27, 1999).
Montgomery, Diane, Ed.
This proceedings, containing 69 paper and poster presentations, focuses on innovation and hope with a glance to the future. The conference was planned to include theoretical discussions, current research findings, and promising practices based on sound evidence. Current issues in special education include the use of technology, integrating theory and practice for all ages, and effective professional development. The proceedings is organized to correspond to conference strands: at-risk students, collaborative education models, early childhood special education, gifted education, leadership and policy issues, multicultural education, parents and families, professional development, technology, transition, and understanding issues of low incidence disabilities. (Author/SV)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Distance Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Higher Education, Mainstreaming, Minority Groups, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Professional Development, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Rural Education, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.
Note: For selected individual papers, see RC 021 889-937.