A Nationwide Survey of School Administrator Training Program Provisions and Awareness of Certification Requirements for Administrator Competency in Special Education and Special Education Law.

@inproceedings{Hirth1991ANS,
  title={A Nationwide Survey of School Administrator Training Program Provisions and Awareness of Certification Requirements for Administrator Competency in Special Education and Special Education Law.},
  author={Marilyn A. Hirth and Thomas C. Valesky},
  year={1991}
}
Results of a nationwide survey that examined requirements of university administrator education programs for developing competence in the areas of special education and special education law are presented in this paper. Surveys mailed to department chairs at 123 universities elicited 66 responses, a 54 percent response rate. Findings indicate that universities are confused about endorsement requirements and do not adequately prepare administrators to confront special education issues. In light… CONTINUE READING