ERIC Number: EJ887282
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Aug
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
Preparing Special Educators to Work with Migrant Students with Disabilities and Their Families
Salend, Spencer J.; Whittaker, Catharine R.; Garrick Duhaney, Laurel M.
Multiple Voices for Ethnically Diverse Exceptional Learners, v9 n1 p185-195 Aug 2006
A major barrier in the provision of special education services to migrant students is the lack of trained personnel who understand the unique strengths and challenges of migrant students. Using the experiences of the Migrant Special Education Training Program, this article presents a teacher education curriculum and pedagogical model for preparing highly qualified, special educators to work with migrant students with disabilities and their families.
Descriptors: Teacher Education Curriculum, Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Migrants, Special Education, Teacher Competencies, Migrant Children, Special Needs Students, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Multicultural Education, English (Second Language), Cultural Differences, Family Involvement, Bilingualism, Field Experience Programs, Program Effectiveness
Division for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners, Council for Exceptional Children. 1110 North Glebe Road Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Tel: 888-232-7733; Fax: 703-264-9494; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.cec.sped.org/ddel
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A