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ERIC Number: ED531881
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Unique Challenges in Special Education Teacher Induction--Why a New Model Is Needed. Induction Insights. Supporting Special Education Teachers - Policymakers [PII-7]
National Center to Inform Policy and Practice in Special Education Professional Development
Many mentoring policies do not differentiate between novice special education teachers and their general education counterparts. Although novice special education teachers may benefit in part from general induction practices, their experience is limited when there is little attention given to their unique instructional needs. Policymakers can address this issue by embracing the new mentoring model described in this Brief.
National Center to Inform Policy and Practice in Special Education Professional Development. 1403 Norman Hall, P.O. Box 117050, Gainesville, FL 32611. Tel: 352- 273-4259; Fax: 352-392-5929; e-mail: NCIPP@coe.ufl.edu; Web site: http://ncipp.education.ufl.edu
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: National Center to Inform Policy and Practice in Special Education Professional Development (NCIPP)