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The Fifth Edition of The Administration & Supervision of Special Programs in Education (2022) is designed to provide both practicing and aspiring school leaders an overview of many of the programs and services operating in most schools today. The book is organized so that readers can immediately apply the content to real-life scenarios encountered in schools as well as examine the topic in-depth through current research and challenges such as the COVID-19 Pandemic. The book is a must read to support the complex work of school leaders. A wide variety of authors contributed to the text making its content and perspectives applicable for schools of all levels across the United States.
About the Editors
Fifth Edition: About the Authors and Contributors
Chapter 1 Strengthening Diverse Families’ Engagement in Schools - Michelle H. Abrego
Chapter 2 Special Education - Vickie J. Mitchell and Stacey L. Edmonson
Brief 2A Supporting Teachers of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder - Cheryl Fielding
Chapter 3 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Stacey L. Edmonson and Vickie J. Mitchell
Brief 3A Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Aha . . . Schooling May Be the Secret Sauce - Terri M. Pieretti
Chapter 4 Early Childhood Programs for Children with Special Needs - Victor James Young
Chapter 5 Title I and the Every Student Succeeds Act - Michelle H. Abrego and Denise Magallanez
Chapter 6 Programs for Gifted and Talented Students - Marie Simonsson and Beulah Rangel
Chapter 7 Academic Preparation and Intervention Programs - Jody L. Reding
Brief 7A STEM Education - Pierre Mingtsan Lu
Chapter 8 College and Career Readiness Education - Andres Martinez
Brief 8A Special Populations in Career and Technical Education— A Primer on Equitable Access - Lakshmi Mahadevan
Chapter 9 Alternative Education Programs - Rolando Avila
Brief 9A What Public School Administrators Should Know About Private Schools - John E. Meyer
Brief 9B Charter Schools - Rolando Avila
Brief 9C Virtual Schools - Rolando Avila
Brief 9D Homeschooling - Rolando Avila
Chapter 10 Bilingual and English as a Second Language Programs for Emergent Bilingual Students - Beverly J. Irby, Kara L. Sutton-Jones, Rafael Lara-Alecio, and Fuhui Tong
Brief 10A Dual Language Education—Principals Providing Supportive Roles - Mónica B. Medina and Mariela A. Rodríguez
Chapter 11 School Counseling Programs - Fernando Valle, Charles Crews, Vanessa de León, and Ian Lértora
Brief 11A A Relational Cultural Approach to School Climate - Ian Lértora, Charles Crews, Vanessa De León, and Fernando Valle
Brief 11B Implementing Mindfulness into School Culture: A Top-Down Approach - Ian Lértora, Tanner Hargrove, Charles Crews, Vanessa De León, and Fernando Valle
Chapter 12 Teacher Leaders - Jesus “Chuey” Abrego, Jr. and Anita M. Pankake
Anita M. Pankake is professor of educational leadership (retired) at the University of Texas—Pan American, Edinburg Texas.
Jesus “Chuey” Abrego is professor in Department of Organization and School Leadership at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas.
Michelle H. Abrego is assistant professor in Department of Organization and School Leadership at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas.