Council for Exceptional Children. (2020). Advanced specialty set: Special education administration specialist. The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC)’s Professional Preparation Standards define the specialized expertise that is needed to for safe and effective programs. These standards are used to inform credentialing agencies and preparation programs.
Fan, C.-H., Gallup, J. L., Bocanegra, J. O., Wu, I.-C., & Zhang, Y. (2019). Using the CEC Advanced Preparation Standards for Special Education Administration to Examine Competencies for Special Education Directors. Journal of Special Education Leadership, 32(1), 39–56. After examining the CEC’s standards, you will read this article on the perceptions of administrators regarding the standards and the importance that they place on legal and ethical practices. This will be helpful in developing the questions for your interview this week.
Strong, J. E. (2019). CASE IN POINT: Special Education Administration: What Does it Take? Journal of Special Education Leadership, 32(1), 57–59. This article addresses the competencies required to be a special education administrator and further explains the CEC professional preparation standards that you will examine this week.