NOT a school-based delivery system involving collaboration
Accommodation training
2 skills vital for an effective collaboration process
Communication and listening
ability to place oneself in another person’s point of view
empathic listening
Collaboration requires consideration of
special & general educators (Both)
Key to successful integration of students w disabilities into the general education classroom
collaborative consultation
promotes school-based problem solving that generates intervention strategies and is highly teacher oriented
Teacher assistant teams TAT
+non certified employee +assistant to teachers and other persons +implementing educational responsibilities
paraprofessional (paraeducators)
No Child Left Behind mandates that paraeducators
have at least 2 years of college credit or an associates degree