TITLE

Teachers as leaders

AUTHOR(S)
Wessendorf, Suana
PUB. DATE
March 1994
SOURCE
Teaching Exceptional Children;Spring94, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Comments on the role of teachers as leaders in the advocacy for adequate education for special children. Founding of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) in the early 20th century by a group of special education teachers; Excerpt from an interview with CEC's 1993 Clarissa Hug Teacher of the Year Ann Welch; Leadership skills of teachers.
ACCESSION #
9406021597

 

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