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  • PhD program in special education at the University of Miami | SpedPro
    May 2014 March 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org PhD program in special education at the University of Miami ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE Develop Your Skills to Reach the Next Generation of Teachers and Students

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  • wendyc | SpedPro
    2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Author wendyc PhD program in special education at the University of Miami ARE YOU READY FOR A CHANGE Develop Your Skills to Reach the Next Generation of Teachers and Students Get your Ph D in Education with a specialization in SPECIAL EDUCATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI Department of Teaching and Learning School of Education and Human Development AS A Ph D STUDENT IN OUR DEPARTMENT YOU WILL Be enrolled in a full time graduate program Participate in exciting research projects that provide a yearly stipend of 21 000 with health benefits opportunities to gain hands on research experience through classroom based projects work collaboratively with experienced authors present at national and international conferences get your research published Receive expert mentoring

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  • Open rank, tenure-track position with emphasis on child maltreatment, Penn State | SpedPro
    December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Open rank tenure track position with emphasis on child maltreatment Penn State The Department of Educational Psychology Counseling and Special Education EPCSE http www ed psu edu epcse in the College of Education invites applications for one open rank tenure track faculty position Possible areas of research include but are not limited to the

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  • paulmorgan | SpedPro
    or efforts to engage school based personnel to screen detect or intervene effectively when confronted with signs of potential child maltreatment in school settings Applicants should demonstrate a funded program of original research and a publication record commensurate with their experience Responsibilities include teaching both undergraduate and graduate level courses as well as directing theses dissertations An earned doctorate in Educational Psychology Counselor Education School Psychology Special Education Social Work or a closely related field and the promise of outstanding scholarly accomplishments are required The successful candidate will have access to departmental research facilities including the Educational Risk Initiative Curriculum and Instruction and Education Policy Studies Candidates should complete an online application and upload a letter of application curriculum vitae the names of three professional references and supporting materials p reprints The job code is 53871 For inquiries about this position email Kathleen J Bieschke Department Head and Search Chair kxb11 psu edu https chroniclevitae com jobs 0000855470 01 Posted on 3 December 2014 3 December 2014 Author paulmorgan Categories News Positions in higher ed Child maltreatment position at Penn State Hi everyone As I ve just posted we ll also be hiring for a second position at Penn State this year The successful candidate will specialize in research engaging school based personnel e g teachers school psychologists counselors nurses to screen detect and intervene effectively when confronted with signs of potential child maltreatment We are particularly interested in hiring a colleague whose research focuses on the detection and reporting of maltreatment of children with or at risk for disabilities This hire will be made as part of Penn State s Network on Child Protection and Well Being which was recently established following the Sandusky tragedy The Network is designed in part to bring leading scholars in the country to one institution to better understand prevent and treat child abuse and neglect As such the Network will provide immediate opportunities for interdisciplinary and translational collaborations for countering child maltreatment Hires are also being made in other departments across the campus I ve included a link to the Network below Please consider applying Best wishes Paul http www ssri psu edu thenetwork Posted on 21 October 2013 21 October 2013 Author paulmorgan Categories News Positions in higher ed Open rank tenure track Professor of Education Child Maltreatment Penn State The Pennsylvania State University College of Education Department of Educational Psychology Counseling and Special Education POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT Position Available Open rank tenure track Professor of Education The position is part of the cluster hire associated with Penn State s Network for Child Protection and Well Being and will be co funded by the Social Science Research Institute The successful candidate s faculty responsibilities will include research teaching and service Beginning Fall Semester 2014 Appointment Conditions Penn State s Department of Educational Psychology Counseling and Special Education is seeking an open rank faculty hire whose research program engages school based personnel e g teachers school psychologists counselors nurses to screen detect and intervene

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  • SpedPro | A source for current professional information about special education | Page 3
    and enthusiasm Demonstrated commitment to working with multi cultural populations and awareness of issues affecting women and minorities Read the full HR posting of the position and get additional information regarding the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling Posted on 16 September 2014 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration News Positions in higher ed The Press Tags associate professor Counseling education News Positions in higher ed professor Tenure line Position in Special Education at Kent State University The School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences LDES in the College and Graduate School of Education Health and Human Services EHHS at Kent State University announces a tenure line at the Assistant or Associate rank in Special Education beginning in August 2015 We are seeking qualified applicants with a research focus in the area of high incidence disabilities Applicants with specific expertise in instructional design and delivery curriculum development and or educator preparation are especially encouraged to apply Review of applications will begin Nov 1 2014 and acceptance of applications will continue until the position is filled For the full position announcement please visit our website at https jobs kent edu applicants jsp shared frameset Frameset jsp time 1410555296710 For additional information you may also contact Search Co Chairs Drs Pena L Bedesem pbedesem kent edu and Brian R Barber bbarber8 kent edu Posted on 12 September 2014 Author Brian Barber Categories News Positions in higher ed Research Teacher Education Tags assistant professor associate professor Positions in higher ed special education New Faculty Position in Special Education at Texas State University Texas State University invites qualified individuals to apply for an assistant professor position in the area of Special Education with an emphasis in Learning Disabilities and Inclusion Learning Disabilities Inclusion Responsibilities include teaching courses in the special education program including advanced courses in learning disabilities maintaining an active research agenda including conducting research publishing and exploring grant opportunities advising students participating in program assessment and improvement activities and providing service to the program university and profession For more information please go to http facultyrecords provost txstate edu faculty employment faculty employment 2015 17 html You may also contact Dr Stephen Ciullo ciullo txstate edu or Dr Brenda Scheuermann brenda txstate edu Posted on 2 August 2014 28 August 2014 Author BrendaS Categories News Positions in higher ed Tags assistant professor inclusion LD Research special education Teacher Education Iowa technology center director The Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research ICATER at the University of Iowa is seeking candidates for the position of Director of ICATER ICATER assists students educators parents and education professionals through training education and research to achieve full access and participation in their communities The Instructional Services Director will oversee the center and programs develop and evaluate programming provide consultative services and act as liaison to public and private agencies and constituents on assistive technologies to enhance resources available to users Please see the accompanying document for more details This is a full time Professional Scientific staff position It may be filled at any time Information on how to apply is available at http jobs uiowa edu under Professional Scientific positions Search Jobs and refer to requisition 64612 For additional information about this position please contact Vilia Tarvydas ICATER Interim Director The University of Iowa College of Education N168 Lindquist Center Iowa City Iowa 52242 1529 Posted on 13 June 2014 Author John Lloyd Categories Administration Positions in higher ed Research Tags disability jobs Positions in higher ed Research technology U Oregon open rank position The Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences at the University of Oregon is seeking to hire a tenure line faculty member in Special Education with expertise in the design development and delivery of instruction in core academic areas e g reading writing and mathematics For full position description and application information please visit our website at http jobs uoregon edu unclassified php id 4477 Apply by August 15 2014 to be assured of consideration Posted on 10 June 2014 Author John Lloyd Categories News Positions in higher ed Research Teacher Education Tags assistant professor associate professor Positions in higher ed professor special education Frederick J Weintraub 1942 2014 Frederick J Weintraub one of the primary contributors to U S laws that guide special education passed away 2 May 2014 at age 72 He was born 28 August 1942 in New York City the son of Barbara and Israel Weintraub and grew up in Philadelphia In addition to co editing classic works on educational policy e g Ballard Ramirez Weintraub 1982 Weintraub Abeson Ballard Lavor 1976 and testifying before the U S Congress repeatedly Fred is probably most widely known for his contributions to the development of the laws and regulations that are the foundations of special education in the U S In the mid 1970s he had substantial influence on Public Law 94 142 and the rules guiding its implementation That law and those rules have quite literally affected the lives of millions of children and their families For most of his career Fred worked for the Council for Exceptional Children CEC He served in multiple different roles primarily focused on governmental relations policy and professional development In 2006 CEC gave Fred its highest honor the J E Wallace Wallin Lifetime Achievement Award After his career with CEC he moved to the Los Angeles area where he sometimes lectured at local universities and later served as a special monitor for the Los Angeles Unified School District s Modified Consent Decree based on the Chanda Smith Consent Decree Fred was a man of loyalty consideration character and wit He manifested all of those strengths when he sent a note to his friends a few weeks before his death lamenting the fact that he would not see them at the annual CEC convention For the first time since 1967 I will miss the pleasure of seeing you and my other CEC colleagues at the Convention Since Philadelphia is where I grew up my absence

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  • Dismay over Syracuse Appointment of Dean | SpedPro
    responsibilities of academic institutions in making leadership appointments in their departments colleges and schools of education Now as never before research and training in education are being scrutinized and typically found culpable for the poor learning outcomes of many students Selection of a dean therefore constitutes an important and very public signal of how seriously a university views its responsibilities towards public education By selecting someone whose record constitutes an argument against rigorous science in research involving individuals with disabilities Syracuse University has sent a public message of disregard for education that undermines not only its own standing among academic institutions but also by negative example threatens the credibility of all educators engaged in rigorous research addressing critical problems in teaching and learning In our opinion it is essential that both individuals and institutions adhere to the highest standards of scientific rigor in their professional conduct We therefore express our strong disapproval of the appointment of Douglas Biklen as Dean of Education at Syracuse University for reasons that we explain Since the early 1990s Professor Biklen has persistently and in our view inadvisably promoted training in and the use of facilitated communication FC an ostensible means of communication that has been resoundingly and thoroughly discredited by many scientific studies The American Psychological Association American Psychiatric Association American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Association on Mental Retardation American Speech Language Hearing Association Association for Behavior Analysis American Academy of Pediatrics and the New York State Department of Health have all gone on record advising against the use of FC Furthermore the Commission for Scientific Medicine and Mental Health has expressed its criticism of Professor Biklen s appointment with which we concur As researchers and members of the teacher education communities in special education we are deeply concerned by the harm to individuals with disabilities their families therapists and teachers resulting from the use of FC The harm to which we refer includes the false hopes false accusations of abuse wasted learning opportunities and miseducation of teachers fostered by FC and training in its use Many controlled investigations by scientists who study communication education and mental health have led to a consensus that FC is if not a hoax an unreliable and discredited means of communication We find it disturbing that Professor Biklen has ignored this evidence and continued to insist that the scientific studies revealing the illegitimacy of FC are themselves unreliable Professor Biklen may have good intentions but his unrelenting advocacy of FC in the face of overwhelming scientific evidence that it typically results in counterfeit messages produced unwittingly by the facilitator does not serve the cause of science or of social justice or of individuals with disabilities We wish to disassociate ourselves from the fraudulent claims of FC and the non scientific methods used by Professor Biklen and his colleagues in their attempts to validate the technique Our statement is not based on ad hominem toward Professor Biklen In our opinion the decision of Syracuse University to

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  • jimk | SpedPro
    August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Author jimk Dismay over Syracuse Appointment of Dean STATEMENT OF DISAPPROVAL OF THE RESEARCH AND TEACHER EDUCATION COMMUNITIES IN SPECIAL EDUCATION OF THE APPOINTMENT OF DOUGLAS BIKLEN AS DEAN OF EDUCATION AT SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY 29 October 2005 We the undersigned are fully aware that Syracuse University and its School of Education do not depend on our approval for making administrative decisions However we also recognize the responsibilities of academic institutions in making leadership appointments in their departments colleges and schools of education Now as never before research and training in education are being scrutinized and typically found culpable for the poor learning outcomes of many students Selection of a dean therefore constitutes an important and very public signal of how seriously a university views its responsibilities towards public education By selecting someone whose record constitutes an argument against rigorous science in research involving individuals with disabilities Syracuse University has sent a public message of disregard for education that undermines not only its own standing among academic institutions but also by negative example threatens the credibility of all educators engaged in rigorous research addressing critical problems in teaching and learning In our opinion it is essential that both individuals and institutions adhere to the highest standards of scientific rigor in their professional conduct We therefore express our strong disapproval of the appointment of Douglas Biklen as Dean of Education at Syracuse University for reasons that we explain Since the early 1990s Professor Biklen has persistently and in our view inadvisably promoted training in and the use of facilitated communication FC an ostensible means of communication that has been resoundingly and thoroughly discredited by many scientific studies The American Psychological Association American Psychiatric Association American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Association on Mental Retardation American Speech Language Hearing Association Association for Behavior Analysis American Academy of Pediatrics and the New York State Department of Health have all gone on record advising against the use of FC Furthermore the Commission for Scientific Medicine and Mental Health has expressed its criticism of Professor Biklen s appointment with which

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  • Reginald L. Jones, 1931-2005 | SpedPro
    November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 May 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 October 2010 September 2010 August 2010 July 2010 June 2010 May 2010 April 2010 March 2010 February 2010 January 2010 December 2009 November 2009 October 2009 September 2009 July 2009 June 2009 April 2009 February 2009 January 2009 December 2008 November 2008 October 2008 September 2008 August 2008 July 2008 June 2008 May 2008 April 2008 March 2008 February 2008 January 2008 December 2007 November 2007 October 2007 September 2007 August 2007 July 2007 June 2007 May 2007 March 2007 February 2007 January 2007 December 2006 November 2006 October 2006 September 2006 July 2006 June 2006 April 2006 March 2006 February 2006 January 2006 December 2005 November 2005 October 2005 September 2005 Latest from Teach Effectively Accommodations that don t ECF Misdirected Teacher Training has Crippled Education Reform Does monitoring progress help Latest from EBD Blog Summary of workshop on measuring SED in children Matt Brodhead on halting the spread of FC Facilitated Communication and its tentacles examined Latest from B Mod Info Let s tootle FA of BP for LD Talking about Behavior Latest from LD Blog Study seeks people with LD Thompson Road by Scott Wyatt Mistaking dyslexia Meta Register Log in Entries RSS Comments RSS WordPress org Reginald L Jones 1931 2005 Reginald L Jones Reginald Lanier Jones died 24 September 2005 in Hampton Virginia Born in 1931 he took his Ph D from The Ohio State University At Hampton Professor Jones served as Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Special Education and Director of the National Center for Minority Special Education Prior to

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