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Successful project profiles: Benefits of long-term OSEP investments in personnel preparation. Chriss Walther-Thomas, Ph.D. University of Kansas Ben Lignugaris/Kraft, Ph.D. Utah State University Maya Israel, M.S.Ed., University of Kansas. Advance Organizer. Background Project Intent

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successful project profiles benefits of long term osep investments in personnel preparation

Successful project profiles: Benefits of long-term OSEP investments in personnel preparation

Chriss Walther-Thomas, Ph.D. University of Kansas

Ben Lignugaris/Kraft, Ph.D. Utah State University

Maya Israel, M.S.Ed., University of Kansas

advance organizer
Advance Organizer
  • Background
  • Project Intent
  • Profile Development
  • Initial Data
  • Next Steps
background
Background
  • OSEP funds have made a tremendous difference in our efforts to prepare qualified:
    • special education teachers
    • related services providers
    • teacher educators
    • program administrators
    • school researchers.
background cont
Background (cont.)
  • Grant information is collected during grant years, but not once the initial funding ends.
  • Little public information is available about the long-term benefits of OSEP projects
  • Critics have questioned the lasting value of these important investments in special education personnel preparation
project intent
Project Intent
  • Showcase the lasting benefits from OSEP funded personnel preparation and leadership projects
  • Share these profiles with stakeholders to demonstrate the significant impact of the IDEA personnel preparation program
    • e.g. Congressional delegations, state education leaders, university administrators, professional associations
project intent1
Project Intent
  • The profiles will help policymakers and other education leaders develop a better understanding about the lasting value of OSEP funding in the preparation of special education personnel!!
profile development process
Profile Development Process
  • Summer 2008:
    • Survey development
    • Solicitation of project profiles: Initial online survey sent to HECSE and TED membership
    • Template development
profile development process cont
Profile Development Process (cont.)
  • Fall 2008
    • Initial data analysis
      • What areas of emphasis/disability are not yet represented?
      • What geographic areas are not well represented
  • November/December, 2008
    • Directed call for profiles based on data analysis
      • HECSE/TED website announcement
      • Invitations to submit profiles in “missing areas”
profile development process cont1
Profile Development Process (cont.)
  • Spring 2009
    • Profile editing and finalizing
    • Publications
      • Online
      • Print
    • Begin Dissemination Efforts
      • Hill visit and briefing
      • Online database
      • Etc.
phase 1 call for profiles
Phase 1: Call for Profiles
  • Identify exemplary OSEP-funded personnel preparation projects that have continued to evolve, expand, and yield benefits after the initial funding period ended.
  • Identify a broad array of profiles illustrating a variety of student outcomes, institutions, geographic regions, and preparation emphases.
phase 1 call for profiles cont
Phase 1: Call for Profiles (cont.)
  • Lasting impact on institution’s capacity to prepare new special education teachers or doctoral-level special education personnel.
  • Either a previously-funded OSEP project or one that may be ending soon. 
demonstrate measurable outcomes
Demonstrate Measurable Outcomes
  • Benefits that resulted from the “seed money” OSEP provided such as:
    • new distance-learning technology applications
    • new tenure-track faculty positions
    • new state or private funding sources
    • new student scholarships
    • new LEA-IHE preparation partnerships
    • changes in state licensure regulations
    • new induction and mentoring programs
    • Etc.  
additional data
Disability emphasis

High incidence

Low incidence

Autism

Etc.

Project focus

Assessment

PBS

RtI

Tech. integration

Cultural competence

Etc.

Community focus

Urban

Suburban

Rural

All

Project intent

Prepare students in existing programs

Expand existing program

Build a new program

Additional Data
additional data cont
Mentoring efforts

Recruitment efforts

Content delivery

Face to face

Online

Combination of both

Collaboration efforts

Participants

Licensure

Paraeducators

Doctoral students

Project completion

Additional Data (cont.)
emerging trends
Emerging Trends
  • 31 states and DC represented
    • States with most grants represented include Florida, and California
    • Most states have one or two grants represented.
  • Teacher Licensure vs. Leadership Preparation
    • 72.7% Teacher licensure
    • 27.3% Doctoral level preparation
phase 2 call for profiles
Autism

Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Transition

Special/general education collaboration

Content area emphasis

Literacy

Math

Science

Paraeducators

PBS

Phase 2: Call for Profiles
  • More details about measurable outcomes!!!!
  • We will contact you for more information if the profiles have missing data.
phase 2 call for profiles1
Phase 2: Call for Profiles
  • Information posted on the HECSE and TED websites
    • www.hecse.net
    • www.tedcec.org
  • If you have an OSEP funded personnel preparation program that would fit into the abovementioned categories email Maya Israel at mayaosh@ku.edu
dissemination
Dissemination
  • Print documents
    • Initial profiles publication: April, 2009
    • Hill briefing in early spring, 2009
  • Online database
    • Searchable by disability category and geography