Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education by Jean B. CrockettHandbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education by Jean B. Crockett

Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special Education

EditorJean B. Crockett, Bonnie Billingsley, Mary Lynn Boscardin

Paperback | November 6, 2012

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This book brings together for the first time research informing 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) school reform, and 4) effective educational leadership 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 leadership. Coverage includes historical roots, policy and legal perspectives, and content supporting collaborative and instructional leadership that support the administration of special education.

Comprehensive¿ This is the first book to integrate the knowledge bases of special education and educational leadership as these fields impact school improvement and the performance of students with disabilities.

Chapter Structure¿ Chapters provide a review of the knowledge base as well as recommendations for special education leadership and future research.

Multicultural Focus¿ Addressing special education leadership within the context of a multicultural society, chapters incorporate content related to the diversity of families, teachers, and students.

Expertise¿ Chapter authors have made significant contributions to the knowledge base in their specific areas of study such as educational policy, special education law and finance, school reform,, organizational management, and instructional leadership.

This book is a reference volume for scholars, leaders, and policy makers and a textbook for graduate courses in special education, educational administration, and policy studies.

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 Caroli...
Title:Handbook of Leadership and Administration for Special EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 9.7 × 7 × 0.9 inPublished:November 6, 2012Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415872812

ISBN - 13:9780415872812

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Table of Contents

I. The Context and Development of Leadership for Special Education  Section I Introduction  1. Leadership for Student Performance in an Era of AccountabilityMartha L. Thurlow, Rachel F. Quenemoen, and Sheryl S. Lazarus 2. Conceptual and Historical Foundations of Special Education AdministrationBarbara Pazey and James R. Yates  3. Expanding the Leadership Framework: An Alternate View of Professional StandardsMary Lynn Boscardin and Carl Lashley  4. Developing Educational Leaders for the Realities of Special Education in the 21stCenturyJean B. Crockett II. Leadership, Policy and School Reform  Section II Introduction 5. Special Education Law for Leaders and Administrators of Special EducationMitchell L. Yell, Susan S. Thomas, and Antonis Katsiyannis  6. Financing Education for Children with Special NeedsPreston Green, Bruce Baker, and Matthew J. Ramsey  7. Special Education and School Choice: A Special Leadership ChallengeJulie Mead and Preston Green  8. Disability, Difference, and Justice: Strong Democratic Leadership for Undemocratic TimesThomas Skrtic III. Collaborative Leadership for Special Education in Multicultural Contexts Section III Introduction 9. System-wide Leadership for Culturally-Responsive EducationElizabeth Kosleski and Jennifer J. Huber  10. Inclusive School Reform: Distributed Leadership across the Change ProcessBonnie Billingsley  11. Collaborative Decision-Making in Multicultural ContextsJohn Hoover, Amy Eppolito, Janette Klingner, and Leonard Baca 12. Leadership and Collaboration in Home-School PartnershipsBeth Harry13. Building Trust and Responding to Conflict in Special EducationBarbara J. Lake and Art Stewart IV: Instructional Leadership and the Evaluation of Educational Outcomes  Section IV Introduction  14. Leading to Improve Teacher Effectiveness: Implications for Practice, Reform, Research, and Policy Donald Deshler and Jake Cornett  15. Teacher Quality and Effectiveness in an Era of Accountability: Challenges and Solutions in Special Education? Mary Brownell, Bonnie S. Billingsley, James McLeskey, and Paul Sindelar  16. Leadership and Instruction: Evidence-based Practices in Special Education Bryan G. Cook and Garnett J. Smith  17. School Leadership and School-wide Positive Behavior SupportGeorge Sugai, Breda V. O¿Keeffe, Robert H. Horner, and Timothy J. Lewis  18. Responsive Instructional Leadership for Early Intervention Patricia Snyder, Crystal D. Crowe, and Robert Crow  19. Leadership for Transition to Postsecondary Settings David W. Test, Valerie L. Mazzotti, and April L. Mustian V: Challenges for Educational Leaders  Section V Introduction 20. Challenges for Leaders in the Not-so-New Era of StandardsMargaret J. McLaughlin, Amy F. Smith, and Tracy G. Wilkinson