ERIC Number: ED443223
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Special Education for Children with Disabilities, Ages Three through Five: Staff/Facilities. Revised.
North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
This document presents requirements related to staff and facilities providing early childhood special education services in North Dakota. Teacher qualifications are stated and staffing patterns involving teachers, related services personnel, paraeducators, and volunteers are described. The section on qualifications summarizes teacher qualifications (credential requirements and alternatives), facilities, required instructional times in programs to be eligible for funds, and equipment and materials. The section on staffing patterns lists roles and responsibilities of early childhood special education teachers, related service personnel, aides (paraeducators), and volunteers. A section on administrative considerations provides additional standards and guidelines for classroom facilities (especially accessibility options), safety standards, playground facilities, emergency precautions, interagency collaboration, transportation, funding, evaluation, and technology-based options. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Facilities, Paraprofessional Personnel, Preschool Teachers, Program Administration, Related Services (Special Education), Special Education Teachers, State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Qualifications, Volunteers
North Dakota Dept. of Public Instruction, Dept. of Special Education, 600 East Boulevard Ave., Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440; Tel: 701-328-2277 (Voice); Tel: 701-328-4920 (TDD); Fax: 701-328-4149.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Dakota State Dept. of Public Instruction, Bismarck. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: North Dakota