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Kamman, Margaret; Sindelar, Paul; Hayes, Lindsey; Colpo, Amy – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2021
Schools and districts facing teacher shortages often have few options for filling vacant special education teacher positions. Although the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that special education teachers be fully licensed when beginning to teach, many special education teachers receive their certification through…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Effectiveness
Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2020
In light of national challenges brought on by COVID-19, on April 6, 2020 Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR) hosted a virtual meeting of State Education Agency and Educator Preparation Program leaders from across the country focused on the following: (1) strategies that preparation program faculty…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, COVID-19
Benedict, Amber; Blanton, Linda; Brownell, Mary; West, Jane – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2020
This Special Issues Brief from the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center in partnership with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education summarizes the experiences in leadership of six current and former deans who have been identified as engaging in successful collaborative…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Deans, Administrator Role, Regular and Special Education Relationship
Connally, Kaylan; Kimmel, Lois – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2020
State education leaders have committed to ensuring that every student has the opportunity to succeed in the college or career path of their choice, including students with disabilities, who, across the country, continue to fare worse than their peers, as measured by learning and behavioral outcomes. Despite increased rates of inclusion in general…
Descriptors: Principals, Leadership Responsibility, Students with Disabilities, Equal Education
Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2019
The "Roadmap for Educator Preparation Reform" is a planning framework intended to guide and support educator preparation programs (EPPs) to integrate evidence-based and high-leverage practices within and across coursework and field experiences. The roadmap highlights the major guidelines that EPPs should consider throughout the reform…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teacher Education Programs, Change Strategies, Leadership Responsibility
Bellamy, Tom; Iwaszuk, Wendy – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2017
Skilled local special education administrators (LSEAs) are difficult to replace. Estimates vary, but about 10-15% of these positions turn over each year. To build necessary skills, individuals need broad opportunities to lead other adults, but high caseloads and funding constraints too often keep future leaders focused instead on direct services…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Special Education, Faculty Mobility, Leadership
McCray, Erica D.; Kamman, Margaret; Brownell, Mary T.; Robinson, Suzanne – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2017
High-leverage practices (HLPs) and evidence-based practices (EBPs) when used together can become powerful tools for improving student outcomes. This brief is designed to show the promise of these practices in advancing educator preparation and practice and, subsequently, outcomes for students with disabilities and those who struggle. We begin by…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, At Risk Students, Best Practices, Evidence Based Practice
McLeskey, James; Barringer, Mary-Dean; Billingsley, Bonnie; Brownell, Mary; Jackson, Dia; Kennedy, Michael; Lewis, Tim; Maheady, Larry; Rodriguez, Jackie; Scheeler, Mary Catherine; Winn, Judy; Ziegler, Deborah – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2017
The primary purpose of this publication is to provide those involved in special education teacher preparation and professional development with a set of high-leverage practices (HLPs) that were identified through consensus among special educators. These HLPs may be used to design a cohesive set of practice based opportunities to support teacher…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods
Jackson, Dia; McCray, Erica D. – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2016
Current educational data indicate that culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students--students in the ethnic or language minority--have some of the lowest academic outcomes and graduation rates among student subgroups. Supported by more than a decade of literature, culturally relevant pedagogy provides a set of practices that teachers and…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, At Risk Students, Cultural Differences, Language Usage
DeMonte, Jenny; Holdheide, Lynn; Sindelar, Paul – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2016
Right now, many states and districts are struggling to fill teaching positions. Between 2009 and 2015, enrollment in teacher preparation programs fell by 35% and the number of program completers fell by 18%, meaning fewer teachers are entering the field. Teacher attrition, including all teachers who leave the profession for any reason, is just…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Teacher Supply and Demand, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
McLeskey, James; Brownell, Mary – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2015
Poor outcomes for students with disabilities and others who academically lag behind their peers (e.g., those from high-poverty backgrounds) place pressure on educators to produce learner-ready teachers with the necessary skills to demonstrably improve achievement outcomes for all students (Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation [CAEP],…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teaching Methods
Sobel, Donna; Little, Mary; McCray, Erica D.; Wang, Jun – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) is dedicated to improving results for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with disabilities ages birth through 21 by providing leadership and financial support to assist institutions of higher education (IHEs), states, and local districts. During a 5-year period, OSEP…
Descriptors: Special Education, Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Teacher Education Programs
Bellamy, G. Thomas; Crockett, Jean B.; Nordengren, Chase – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2014
With 95% of students with disabilities receiving instruction in general education settings for some portion of the school day (U.S. Department of Education, 2012), educating students with disabilities has become an important dimension in the improvement of schools in the United States. Recent federal policies, including the Individuals With…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Leadership Training, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Education
Blanton, Linda P.; Pugach, Marleen C.; Boveda, Mildred – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2014
Teacher education as a field of study has steadily grown since the press for an identifiable knowledge base first appeared in the 1970s. Almost simultaneously, calls for teacher education reform abounded and have, for more than 40 years, existed alongside the development of research in teacher education. However, these longstanding teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Students with Disabilities, Educational Change, Change Strategies
Goldrick, Liam; Sindelar, Paul; Zabala, Dalia; Hirsch, Eric – Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform Center, 2014
Over the past decade, as their work has grown increasingly complex, teachers have come under increasing scrutiny. Most are coping with more students, smaller raises, and fewer resources. Educators are expected to meet higher standards and demonstrate their impact on student learning, often with an increasingly diverse and challenging student…
Descriptors: State Policy, Government Role, Educational Policy, Students with Disabilities
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