Leadership Practices for Special and General Educators (Hardcover)

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KEY BENEFIT Gives pre- and in-service general and special educators a highly useful professional development tool for understanding and dealing effectively with the unique issues and challenges they face in their daily work with special education students and their families. Includes viable options for choosing and implementing effective practices, resolving problems, and developing policies that work. KEY TOPICS Response to Intervention, Universal Design, Inclusion, relevant statutes and regulations. Covers legal, practical, and logistical issues, along with issues relating to sensitivity, fairness, and empathy and parental perceptions. MARKET General and special education administrators and leaders Courses in Administration and Supervision in Special Education, School Leadership and Management, and The Principalship

About the Author


Dr. Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley is an Associate Professor in the Department of Special Education and Child Development at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She has delivered numerous national and international presentations, workshops, and strands. Her specialty is infusing diversity into higher education and K-12 curriculum and she also offers solutions for behavior problems, response to intervention, and social skills training in public schools. Dr. Campbell-Whatley has written several articles related to multicultural education and published two books on behavior. Her research focus is diversity, social skills and behavior, and administration in special education. She received her doctorate at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Professor James E. Lyons has served as a faculty member and administrator at The University of North Carolina at Charlotte since 1979. During his 30-plus years at the university, he has taught hundreds of students who have become successful school leaders in North Carolina and beyond. Prior to entering the professorship, he served as a high school teacher, principal, and school management consultant for the Ohio Department of Education. In recognition of the excellent quality of the professional consultation services he provides and his graduate level teaching, Professor Lyons was awarded the University of North Carolina at Charlotte's faculty service award in 2005; he was awarded the College of Education's Excellence in Teaching Award in 2007; and he was a finalist for UNC Charlotte's Bank of America Excellent Teaching Award in 2009. As the author of over 40 articles and book chapters, he has been widely recognized for his research and scholarship. Professor Lyons received the doctor of philosophy (PhD) degree from The Ohio State University.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780132996327
ISBN-10: 0132996324
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: August 15th, 2012
Pages: 288
Language: English

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