Attracting Personnel to Serve Children With Disabilities (August 2019)
New Leveraging Briefs Series on Attract, Prepare, Retain Available Now!
The new leverage briefs are the culmination of OSEP’s Attract, Prepare, Retain: Effective Personnel for All Initiative and highlight 13 leverage points covering strategies recognized by various stakeholders as essential to addressing critical shortages in the special education workforce.
Attracting Personnel to Serve Children with Disabilities
August 15, 2019
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Dwight Thomas, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Laurie VanderPloeg, Director, Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education
Today’s the Day: Teacher Shortages in Education
Lisa Dieker, Ph.D., Pegasus Professor and Lockheed Martin Eminent Scholar, University of Central Florida
Elevating the Teaching Profession: National, State, and Local Examples
Efforts to Attract Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists to Serve Children
Jaumeiko Coleman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, FNAP, Director, School Services, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
A Teacher’s Perspective
Whitney Hanley, Doctoral Student, Exceptional Education, University of Central Florida
Videos on Attracting Personnel
“Growing Our Own” in Prince William County Schools
Benny Delgado, President and Owner, Leaps & Bounds Family Services Inc. and President, Illinois Developmental Therapy Association.