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Ch 23: Professional & Ethical Responsibilities for SPED

About This Chapter

This chapter helps current and prospective special education teachers better understand the professional and ethical responsibilities of special educators. Access these lessons to prepare for an exam, strengthen your teaching skills or further your development as a special education professional.

Professional & Ethical Responsibilities for SPED - Chapter Summary

This chapter outlines the ethical and professional responsibilities of special education professionals through a series of simple and engaging lessons. As you work through the chapter, you'll review special educator roles, as well as quality sources for professional development and special education research. When you're finished with the chapter materials, you should be able to:

  • Recognize the responsibilities and roles of special education professionals
  • Explain the importance of professionalism in special education
  • Name effective professional development resources for special educators
  • Identify special education research journals and professional organizations

Following each lesson is a short quiz that can help you see how well you understand the information. If you get a question wrong, you'll be able to go back to the lesson and quickly find the correct answer. Take the chapter exam, and don't hesitate to submit questions to our instructors if you need any help. These resources are available online around-the-clock, which makes it easy to enhance your special education knowledge whenever you're free.

5 Lessons in Chapter 23: Professional & Ethical Responsibilities for SPED
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Roles & Responsibilities of Special Education Professionals

1. Roles & Responsibilities of Special Education Professionals

The roles and responsibilities of special education professionals are varied. They are responsible for complying with many federal and local laws and regulations regarding the treatment and well-being of people with disabilities. Their roles involve every aspect of the educational process.

Professionalism as a Special Education Teacher

2. 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 Development Resources for Special Education Teachers

3. Professional Development Resources for Special Education Teachers

It is important for all teachers to commit to ongoing education about current educational research and how best to meet our students' needs. This lesson focuses on resources that will help special education teachers with professional development.

Professional Organizations for Special Education Teachers

4. 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.

Special Education Research Journals

5. Special Education Research Journals

Staying on top of research is important for teachers who want to understand the latest thoughts and theories about how to work most effectively with students. This lesson offers an overview of some of the top-rate journals in special education.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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