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Ch 23: Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with ASD

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This engaging chapter offers an entertaining overview of the professional, ethical and legal roles of educators who teach students with ASD. Use our bite-sized lessons, short quizzes and practice exam to better understand these roles as you prepare for an upcoming test or complete a challenging homework assignment.

Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with ASD - Chapter Summary

Studying the professional, ethical and legal roles of the educators of students with ASD is a simple process using this self-paced chapter. Review informative lessons to examine the basics of professionalism as a special education teacher, confidentiality and privacy concerns under FERPA, how teachers serve as advocates for students with disabilities and more. Completing this chapter can enable you to:

  • List and describe professional organizations for special education teachers
  • Provide strategies educators can use to develop and sustain professional relationships
  • Explain how collaboration can be used as a reflective practice for teachers
  • Discuss resources educators can use to develop and grow as reflective professionals
  • Describe how self-assessment can help educators strengthen their classroom instruction
  • Identify and discuss activities to help educators become culturally competent
  • Outline the process of transferring school disciplinary records under FERPA
  • Exhibit knowledge of the redisclosure of education records under FERPA

Make the most of your study sessions by reviewing any lessons you choose during your preferred timeframes from any location offering Internet access. If you'd like to quickly gauge your knowledge of the lessons, feel free to take our multiple-choice quizzes. Subject-matter experts can answer any questions you have about specific topics covered in the lessons. When ready, find out how well you understand this chapter by taking our practice exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 23: Professional, Ethical & Legal Roles of Educators of Students with ASD
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Professionalism as a Special Education Teacher

1. Professionalism as a Special Education Teacher

If you are trying to get certified as a special education teacher, you have particular standards of professionalism to learn about and uphold. This lesson provides you with an overview of how professionalism intersects with special education.

Professional Organizations for Special Education Teachers

2. Professional Organizations for Special Education Teachers

Special education teachers fill important roles in the education system. This lesson will examine some professional organizations that aid special education teachers. We will end with a short quiz.

Developing & Sustaining Professional Relationships for Teachers

3. Developing & Sustaining Professional Relationships for Teachers

It is important for teachers to not feel isolated and to see ourselves as members of an intellectual and professional community. This lesson will give you some ideas for how to develop and sustain professional relationships that benefit you, your colleagues, your students and your school or district.

Collaboration as a Reflective Practice for Teachers

4. Collaboration as a Reflective Practice for Teachers

Have you ever felt isolated as a teacher and thought about collaboration? In this lesson, we will discuss some different forms of collaborative, reflective professional development for educators that allow teachers to learn from one another and view their own instructional practices in a more objective way.

Using Resources to Develop & Grow As a Reflective Professional

5. Using Resources to Develop & Grow As a Reflective Professional

Teaching is a career in which you spend your life learning and growing. There are many resources available for teachers to help them grow and develop as reflective professionals. This lesson details some of those resources and how to use them.

Self-Assessment for Effective Classroom Instruction

6. Self-Assessment for Effective Classroom Instruction

Successful teachers use a variety of strategies to make sure they're hitting the mark in their practice. A highly effective method is self-assessment. This lesson describes techniques educators can use to evaluate and tweak their performance.

Cultural Competence Activities for Teachers

7. Cultural Competence Activities for Teachers

Becoming a culturally competent educator is important, but it is not a simple task. This lesson provides some ideas for activities you can do alone or with colleagues to increase cultural competence.

Confidentiality & Privacy Concerns Under FERPA

8. Confidentiality & Privacy Concerns Under FERPA

FERPA regulations are meant to keep student records private and confidential. This lesson discusses FERPA policies, and the procedures and practices institutions must follow if they're subject to FERPA.

Transferring School Disciplinary Records under FERPA

9. Transferring School Disciplinary Records under FERPA

In this lesson, we will discuss how the transfer of school disciplinary records is influenced or impacted by FERPA and provide examples of ways to transfer these records.

The Redisclosure of Education Records under FERPA

10. The Redisclosure of Education Records under FERPA

In this lesson, we will discuss what redisclosure of education records is, and rules for redisclosing records under FERPA with regards to access to student records.

How Teachers Serve as Advocates for Students with Disabilities

11. How Teachers Serve as Advocates for Students with Disabilities

Are you concerned with the legal and ethical issues surrounding teacher advocacy for students with disabilities? This lesson will discuss these issues as well as the qualities and characteristics of an efficient advocate.

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