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ERIC Number: EJ1056440
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 29
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2158-592X
Creating a Dual Licensure Program in Elementary and Special Education That Prepares Culturally Responsive Teachers
Cyr, Eileen; McDiarmid, Patricia; Halpin, Bridget; Stratton, Jennifer; Davis-Delano, Linda C.
Interdisciplinary Journal of Teaching and Learning, v2 n3 p158-168 Fall 2012
In light of shifting demographics in today's classrooms, the faculty at Springfield College recognized a need to revamp their teacher licensure program to incorporate a leadership component. The journey began with a self-evaluation process and culminated with creation of a dual licensure program in elementary and special education to encourage more effective instruction and culturally responsive teaching. The authors present a roadmap for the launch of the dual licensure program, designed to prepare teachers in collaborative inclusion classrooms to take leadership roles as change agents in today's increasingly diverse schools.
Southern University and A & M College. College of Education, Arts and Humanities, PO Box 9983, Baton Rouge, LA 70813. Tel: 225-771-2291; Fax: 225-771-2292; e-mail: coeijtl@subr.edu; Web site: http://www.subr.edu/index.cfm/subhome/36
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts