THE 2001 SPECIAL EDUCATION FACULTY SHORTAGE STUDY
Teacher Education and Special Education 2003 Special Issue
Smith, D. D. (2003). Welcome to the TESE special issue on the study of special education leadership personnel. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(3), 163-164.
- This preamble served as the introduction to the TESE special
issue on the Faculty Shortage Study.
Sindelar, P. T. & Rosenberg, M. S. (2003). The demand for faculty in special education: A study of searches conducted in 1997-1998. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(3), 165-171.
- This article discusses searches for special education faculty, reporting surveys of search committee chairs about position-openings and their conclusion.
Smith, D. D., Pion, G. M., Tyler, C., & Gilmore, R. (2003). Doctoral programs in special education: The nation's supplier. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(3), 172-181.
- This article presents an analysis of all special education doctoral programs active in the U.S. in 1999. Doctoral program coordinators or special education department chairpersons completed the Survey of Doctoral Programs.
Tyler, N. C., Smith, D. D., & Pion, G. M. (2003). Doctoral students in special education: Characteristics and career aspirations. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(3), 194-205.
- All special education doctoral students active during the Spring of 1999 were surveyed about their backgrounds, experiences when applying to special education doctoral programs, career goals, and current doctoral programs. Results were aligned with students' likelihood of seeking a faculty position after graduation.
Pion, G. M., Smith, D. D. & Tyler, N. C. (2003). Career choices of recent doctorates in special education: Their implications for addressing faculty shortages. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(3), 182-193.
- This study investigated the career choices of special education doctoral graduates and the differences between graduates who chose tenure-line faculty positions with those who did not.
Hardman, M. L. & West, J. (2003). Increasing the number of special education faculty: Policy implications and future directions. Teacher Education and Special Education, 26(3), 206-214.
- This article makes recommendations for federal policy regarding the preparation of future special education faculty and addresses recruitment and retention of individuals from generation X and Y.