In this paper, the authors describe a teacher preparation program in the area of moderate to severe disabilities with an emphasis in academic instruction. They present a rationale for their increased focus on academics, a description of the program’s design, and several challenges associated with its implementation. Further, they offer several considerations for iterative improvement of the program.
Pennington, Robert C. PhD; Courtade, Ginevra; and Newberry Gurney, Best
"Preparing Teachers with Core Content Expertise to Support Students with Moderate to Severe Disabilities,"
Kentucky Teacher Education Journal: The Journal of the Teacher Education Division of the Kentucky Council for Exceptional Children: Vol. 3
, Article 1.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/ktej/vol3/iss2/1