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Plotner, Anthony J.; Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rose, Chad A.; Carlson-Britting, Kinsey B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Students with disabilities lag behind peers without disabilities in most postsecondary outcome areas such as employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. Numerous initiatives aimed at supporting students as they transition from school to adult life have received attention over the last few decades. These initiatives include those…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Individualized Transition Plans, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Snell, Martha B.; Martin, Kerri; Orelove, Fred P. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1997
Describes a personnel-preparation program for unendorsed teachers of students with severe disabilities in Virginia. The program was designed to be inexpensive, to allow supervised application of content schools, and to meet state endorsement requirements for teaching those with severe disabilities. Evaluation results indicate participants were…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Postsecondary Education
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Houck, Cherry; Geller, Carol H. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1983
The Statewide (Virginia) Personnel Preparation Project, designed to provide training and ongoing support for teachers of learning disabled adolescents, consists of four major components: a summer institute, a full-year follow-through directed study program, a four-activity technical assistance program, and a preservice component. (CL)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Disabilities, Models
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Knott, Linda; Asselin, Susan B. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1999
This study surveyed 214 secondary teachers of students with mild disabilities in Virginia concerning their perceptions of level of knowledge, involvement and importance of transition planning, and service-delivery activities. Findings suggest that teachers have gaps in knowledge and involvement in transition planning and service delivery.…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, Knowledge Level, Mild Disabilities