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Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education free pdf This book brings together for the first time research syntheses that inform leadership practice in special education from preschool through transition into post-secondary settings. It provides comprehensive coverage of 1) disability policy 2) leadership knowledge 3) inclusive education and 4) evidence-based educational practices. Broader in scope than previous books, it provides in-depth analysis by prominent scholars from across the disciplines of both general and special education. Coverage includes historical roots, policy and legal perspectives, and content supporting collaborative and instructional leadership that support special needs students. Comprehensive -- This is the first book to integrate the knowledge bases of special education and educational leadership as these fields impact the performance of inclusive schools. Chapter Structure -- Approximately 75% of each chapter is devoted to a synthesis of current knowledge and 25% to recommendations for special education leadership and future research. Multicultural Focus -- To assure that the book addresses special education leadership within the context of a multicultural society, all chapter authors incorporate material related to cultural, gender, and linguistic diversity. Expertise -- All chapter authors have made significant contributions to the knowledge base in their specific areas of study such as law, school reform, and instructional leadership. This book will serve as a reference volume for scholars, leaders, and policy makers and as a textbook for graduate courses in special education, educational administration, and policy studies.

About Jean B. Crockett

Jean B. Crockett (Ph.D University of Virginia) is Professor and Director of the School of Special Education, School Psychology, and Early Childhood Studies at the University of Florida. Bonnie S. Billingsley (Ed.D. Virginia Tech) is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Specialized Education Services at the University of North Carolina Greensboro. Mary Lynn Boscardin (Ph.D. University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Student Development at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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Author : Jean B. Crockett
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 13 July 2012
ISBN : 0415872812
EAN : 9780415872812
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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