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ERIC Number: EJ994239
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0013-1172
Preparing Secondary Special Educators: Four Collaborative Initiatives
Simmons, Kate D.; Carpenter, Laura Bowden; Dyal, Allen; Austin, Sheila; Shumack, Kellie
Education, v132 n4 p754-763 Sum 2012
The purpose of this paper is to share the results of multiphase initiatives funded by four separate grants. The projects were designed to improve and enhance collaborative teaching at the secondary level. Each project provided opportunities for increased collaboration between special education faculty, secondary education faculty, and instructional leaders (IHE Faculty). Elements of the initiative included program planning, the inclusion professor model, secondary teacher professional development within local school districts with a roundtable discussion among IHE faculty, and technology tools for collaboration in secondary settings. Findings support the need for more collaborative efforts among IHE faculty and K-12 institutions. (Contains 1 table and 1 figure.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001