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Current Perspectives in Special Education Administration

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ISBN-10: 0762313412

ISBN-13: 9780762313419

Edition: 2006

Authors: Anthony F. Rotatori, Sandra A. Burkhardt, Festus E. Obiakor

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List price: $120.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 159
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Festus E. Obiakor, Ph.D.,nbsp;is Department Head and Professor, Early Childhood and Special Education, Dewar College of Education and Human Services, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia. A teacher, scholar, and consultant, he has served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at a variety of universities. Henbsp;is the author of more than 150 publications, including books, articles, and commentaries; and he has presented papers at many national and international conferences.nbsp;He serves on the editorial boards of reputable nationally and internationally refereed journals, including Multicultural Learningnbsp;and Teaching (MLT)nbsp;in whichnbsp;he serves as co-executive Editor. Obiakor is a leader whonbsp;has been involved in many landmark scholarly works in the fields of general and special education, with particular focus on African American and other culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners and he continues to prescribe multidimensional methods of assessment, teaching, and intervention for these individuals. Based on this premise, henbsp;created the Comprehensive Support Model (CSM), an intervention model that values the collaborative, consultative, and cooperative energies of students, families, teachers/service providers, communities, and government agencies.

List of Contributors
Preface
Changing Roles and Responsibilities of Special Education Administrators
Legal Foundations of Special Education Administration
Administering Successful Multicultural Special Education Programs
Special Education Leadership in Urban Schools
Changes in Administering Special Education Programs in Rural Areas
Effective Adminisrative Strategies for Inclusive Charter School Settings (Drame)
The Administrator's Role in Establishing Support Services for College Students with Disabilities (Obi and Obi)
Administrating Discipline, Grading, and 504 Plans for Students with Special Needs (Deisinger)
Disciplinary Considerations for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) (Burkhardt)
A Model Self-advocacy Curriculum for Students with Disabilities (Szymanski)
21st Century Technology for School Administrators (Burke)