ERIC Number: ED439865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Mar
Capitalizing on Leadership in Rural Special Education: Making a Difference for Children and Families. Conference Proceedings (Alexandria, Virginia, March 16-18, 2000).
Lemke, June, Ed.
This proceedings contains 57 presentations and presentation summaries concerned with rural special education. The papers are arranged in 11 sections: impacting governmental policy, at risk, collaborative education models, early childhood education, gifted, multicultural, parents and families, preservice and inservice teacher education, technology, transition, and other. Topics include agency cooperation related to Medicaid, statewide professional development systems, state advisory panel role, continuous program improvement, a peer-assisted self-management program, functional behavior data collection, rural school violence, teacher collaboration, Internet resources, use of assistive technology in early intervention, an online gifted education course, rural gifted education, cultural influences, distance learning on American Indian reservations, Hispanic students with disabilities in rural settings, special education on the Navajo reservation, parent role, home programs, teacher education, professional development, training regular teachers for inclusion, strategies and classroom techniques for various disabilities, rural teacher shortages, distance learning, distance consultation, transition to work, and paraprofessionals. An author index is included. (SV)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Distance Education, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Higher Education, Mainstreaming, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Rural Education, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.
Note: Dedicated in memory of Dr. William Farley Young, a long-time member of ACRES. For selected individual papers, see RC 022 338-365.