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Leadership Practices for Special and General Educators, 1st edition

  • Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley
  • James E. Lyons
Leadership Practices for Special and General Educators (Subscription)

ISBN-13: 9780133950922

Includes: eText

1st edition

Published by Pearson (September 22nd 2020) - Copyright © 2013

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In this highly readable new book, pre- and in-service special and general education leaders get a comprehensive overview of the issues and challenges they face, along with viable options for choosing and implementing effective practices, resolving problems, and developing policies that work. Leadership Practices for Special and General Educators by Gloria Campbell-Whatley and James Lyons is clear, practical, authentic, and not overly theoretical. Recognizing the challenges involved in deciphering the federal statutes and regulations that govern special education, the authors present the material in a manner that lets the reader “cut to the chase” and readily get the gist of pertinent issues that relate to special education. Legal, practical, and logistical issues are covered, along with issues relating to sensitivity, fairness, and empathy and parental perceptions.

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Educational Leadership: An Evolving Role

Chapter 2: Laws and Policy Affecting Schools: Going Beyond Compliance

Chapter 3: School Reform and the Standards-Embedded Curriculum

Chapter 4: Assessment Procedures and the IEP

Chapter 5: Discipline: Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans

Chapter 6:  Building Ethos and Interpersonal Relationships with Families and Students

Chapter 7:  Transitioning from Early Intervention to Adulthood

Chapter 8: Response to Intervention and Inclusion:  Facilitating Instructional Arrangements        

Chapter 9: Leadership in a Multicultural Setting

Chapter 10: Universal Design for Learning: Accessing the General Curriculum with Effective Teaching

Chapter 11: Program Evaluation

Chapter 12: Human Resources

Chapter 13: School Finance and Special Education

Chapter 14: Transportation and Facility Issues

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