State Activities: Partnerships and Collaboration

Alabama's Collaborative Teacher Program at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, is designed to prepare teachers to better meet the diverse needs of all children, including those who have been determined to be exceptional and who receive services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.  Over a four-year period, two cohorts of Project TEEACH students will continue to teach in public schools while earning Alabama Collaborative Teacher Program (CTP, K-6) special education certification and a master’s degree (awarded 2007).

Building Capacity for Family Involvement: An Information and Resource Guide for Schools developed by the Idaho Department of Education to help Idaho’s educators, particularly those involved in Title I programs, enhance their parent and family involvement work. The full document, divided into individual chapters, is available for download in PDF.

New York – Overview of S3TAIR’s Successful Collaboration with Institutes of Higher Education [DOC] This two page document provides an overview of successful outcomes achieved by schools as a result of the New York State SPDG Project – Supporting Successful Strategies to Achieve Improved Results (S3TAIR) – collaboration with Institutions of Higher Education.

The purpose of the North Carolina State SIP is to improve the quality and effectiveness of educational programs ind instruction for students with disabilites. The SIP II website contains a wealth of resources targeted at selecting evidence based programs and sustaininng effective instruction.