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Georgia - 2004 Grantee Abstract

Grantee Name:University of Georgia
Project Name:SPECTRUM
Project Website:http://www.coe.uga.edu/spectrum/
Project Director:Kevin Ayres 706-583-8090

SPECTRUM (SPecial Education training on the web: Certification, Undergraduate and Mentoring) Program expands alternative certification options; in so doing strives to meet the needs of high-need Local Educational Agencies (LEA)s. Recruitment targets paraprofessionals, mid-career changers and recent college graduates with applicable knowledge and experiences. The program includes coursework with anchored instruction, case studies, intensive supervision, collaborative networks, and a blend of traditional induction supports and technology-based retention strategies. It aims to increase the number of highly qualified special education teachers committed to teaching in high-need LEAs.


 
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