Standards/High-Leverage Practices

High-Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms

High Leverage Practices for Inclusive Classrooms offers a set of practices that are integral to the support of student learning, and that can be systematically taught, learned, and implemented by those entering the teaching profession. The book focuses primarily on Tiers 1 and 2, or work that mostly occurs with students with mild disabilities in general education classrooms; and provides ...

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Foundations of Special Education

Foundations of Special Education is CEC’s special two-book set that provides the what and the how of effective special education practice. No matter your specialty, what grade level you teach, or what degree of disability your students experience, these two books will give you the solid foundation you need to figure out what you need to know as a special ...

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High-Leverage Practices in Special Education: The Final Report of the HLP Writing Team

Special education teachers, as a significant segment of the teaching profession, came into their own with the passage of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, in 1975. Since then, although the number of special education teachers has grown substantially it has not kept pace with the demand for their services and expertise. The roles and practice ...

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CEC Professional Library

Continually updated to include CEC’s most recent and relevant publications, the CEC Professional Library is an essential collection of foundational work in the field of special education. This collection is an essential reference and resource for teachers, administrators, and teacher-educators. The set includes: What Every Special Educator Must Know: Professional Ethics and Standards (aka: The Red Book, 2016) A Principal’s Guide ...

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Using the National Gifted Education Standards for Pre-K–Grade 12 Professional Development (2nd ed.)

National teacher preparation standards in gifted and talented education provide the foundation for research-based practices in gifted education and identify what teachers should know and be able to do to ensure that students with gifts and talents realize their full potential. Because the responsibility for teaching gifted learners and those with potential to achieve at high levels is often shared ...

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What Every Special Educator Must Know: Professional Ethics & Standards

CEC wrote the book on special education … literally. What Every Special Educator Must Know, known as The Red Book, details the ethics and standards for special education preparation and practice, outlining the critical knowledge and skill sets for every special education professional. This is the field’s standard-bearing book, essential for programs seeking CEC National Recognition, faculty developing curriculum, state ...

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New Special Education Teacher Toolkit

The first year in the classroom is a make-or-break time for new special educators, so make sure you’re prepared with two essential publications from CEC: The Survival Guide for New Special Education Teachers, with real, practical information and how-tos, and What Every Special Educator Must Know, CEC’s famous “Red Book,” detailing the ethics, standards, knowledge and skill sets every special educator needs. ...

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