New Teacher Teams to Support Integrated Comprehensive Services

Frattura, Elise M.; Capper, Colleen A.
March 2007
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p16
Academic Journal
The article describes an integrated comprehensive service (ICS) delivery model that uses four teams to provide educator support for the benefit of all students in inclusive general education. The authors' research and practice, which took place over 12 years and in 10 schools, at varying levels and in various locations, indicates that U.S. educators need to rethink team structures and consider ICS. The four teams called for in the model are school level planning, service delivery, and grade-level design teams, and a district level service delivery team. The teams share decision making, staff design, and student support


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