ERIC Number: EJ676790
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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The National Board Certification of Professional Teaching: A Miss or a Match for Special Education?
Glaeser, Barbara C.; Aloia, Stephen
Issues in Teacher Education, v12 n1 p35-44 Spr 2003
Examines the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards National Board Certification process, noting the legitimacy of this process for teachers of special needs students and concluding that while National Board Certification is beneficial to the teaching profession at large, for special education, it needs to be reconceptualized and reframed to allow for the flexibility to accommodate the unique nature of this profession. (SM)
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers, Special Needs Students, Teacher Competencies
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