A Web-based Special Education Doctoral Program for Native American and Hispanic Students
Wednesday, June 23 6:00 PM-8:00 PM Location: Univ Aula Magna
Abstract: This session will describe a Web-based doctoral program. The Faculty for Inclusive Rural/Multicultural Special-educator Training (FIRST) web-based program has three main components. 1. Increase capacity for doctoral students to conduct research and integrate Research to Practice skills in order to improve academic, linguistic, and social outcomes for CLDE students. 2. Prepare faculty who can provide future special education teachers with strategies to work effectively with CLDE students with a focus on collaborative methods in inclusive settings. 3. Prepare doctoral students from Mexican-American and Native American backgrounds, including individuals with disabilities, to become highly qualified Special Education faculty.