Title page for ETD etd-02012006-141727


Type of Document Dissertation
Author Anderson, Alice Glover
URN etd-02012006-141727
Title The status of transition services for secondary students with disabilities in Virginia and factors affecting service delivery
Degree Doctor of Education
Department Vocational and Technical Education
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Asselin, Susan B. Committee Chair
Asche, F. Marion Committee Member
Engelhard, Judy B. Committee Member
Eschenmann, Konrad Kurt Committee Member
Finch, Curtis R. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Youth with disabilities Employment Virginia.
  • Youth with disabilities Vocational education Virgi
  • Youth with disabilities Education (Secondary) Virg
  • Youth with disabilities Services for Virginia.
Date of Defense 1992-04-04
Availability restricted
Abstract

This study revealed that special education administrators were designated as persons with primary responsibility for transition coordination, but that only a small portion of their time was allocated for this duty. In contrast, when teachers were given this responsibility a major amount of their time was designated for coordination. Oftentimes, it is difficult to convince administrators that staff time for coordination is essential to quality programming. Unfortunately, the number of teachers designated as coordinators in this study was so small that such data cannot be meaningfully derived. Investigation of this concept could contribute to best practice information for the field.

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