ERIC Number: EJ669656
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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An Internship Model To Recruit, Train, and Retain Special Educators for Culturally Diverse Urban Classrooms: A Program Description.
Andrews, Lanna; Miller, Nikki; Evans, Susan; Smith, Sherrye D.
Teacher Education and Special Education, v26 n1 p74-78 Win 2003
This article describes the University of San Francisco's Mild/Moderate Education Specialist Credential Internship Program, a program designed to meet the need for more fully credentialed teachers trained specifically to work in diverse urban classrooms. Program outcomes indicate it has been enormously successful in recruiting, supporting, and training urban special educators. (Contains 7 references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences, Disabilities, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Mild Disabilities, Minority Group Children, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Recruitment, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
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