SPED4100-A Spec Ed: Collabor and The Law    (Spring 2014)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor(s)
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (01/13/2014 - 05/03/2014)

Days: M W

Time: 04:00 - 05:15 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Nicholson Center 415

Seats Available: 5 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to teach the legal and ethical responsibilities of the special education teacher. Laws that will be addressed in this course include but are not limited to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA), No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and the local Gaskins v. PA case. Concepts that will be taught are Child Find, Individualized Education Programs (IEP), Least Restrictive Environment (LRE), and Zero Reject. Due Process, the procedure for resolving disputes between parents of students with special needs and the schools, will be addressed. By examining case studies that reflect elements of legislation and the need for collaboration and consultation, future special education teachers will be able to reflect on personal views as well as the laws that they must uphold in the classroom setting.

Prerequisites: SPED3010, SPED3020, and SPED3030

About The Instructor(s)

Bruce A. Golmic, Ed.D.

Associate Professor of Education

Coordinator, M.Ed. in Special Education

Coordinator, Principal Certification Program
School of Education and Social Sciences

412-397-5464 phone
412-397-6044 fax
Nicholson Center 425