How to Be an Effective Participant in Special Education Team Meetings: a Guide for Parents. Ways for Parents to Actively Partner with Staff in SPED Team Meetings
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This book will give you the practical tools and techniques you need to participate effectively in your child’s SPED meetings. Full of suggestions, templates, and proven strategies that both research and experience have found productive, this guide will help parents be actively involved in SPED team meetings and work collaboratively with educators.
How to Create Successful Special Education Team Meetings: A Guide for Case Managers. Techniques for engaging staff and parents to make your SPED meetings productive and positive
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This guide contains proven SPED Case Manager strategies that research and experience have found effective in facilitating team meetings and enhancing positive collaboration with parents that will ultimately create the best educational experience for the SPED child. Templates are included to help you prepare meetings, record decisions, track implementation and follow-up.
Dr. Richard Scobie has spent his entire career working with children and parents in academic settings. He has served as a high school teacher, principal of a K-8 school, a special educator at elementary and high school levels, assistant professor and chairman of an education department preparing prospective teachers, and an adjunct professor in a special education graduate program. Most recently as an educational advocate for families of special needs children, he has used his professional knowledge and experience to help parents to be strong advocates, to see themselves as having valuable knowledge about their child, and to develop a collaborative relationship with school staff.