Professor | Education
Alice Tesch Graham, Ph.D., is a professor of special education at Salve Regina University. She earned her B.S. in special education from Florida State University in 1976, and both her M.Ed. (1980) and her Ph.D. in special education (1984) from the University of North Florida.
Alice Tesch Graham, Gia Anselmo Renaud, Martha McCann Rose
Summary: How can novice special education teachers improve their practice and grow as professionals? How can veteran teachers remain connected to their profession and share their knowledge and skills? In this readable, research-based guide, the authors outline a program of collaboration to enable novice teachers to gain insight from their more experienced colleagues. The book argues that epistemic empathy is a core attribute to develop in practitioners at all levels of experience in order to apply principles of special education practice in thoughtful and innovative ways. The authors show how to develop the dispositions and repertoire for successful teaching by building bridges across the profession. This dialogical approach is the foundation for sustained growth at all levels of practice, and for deepening the kind of practical wisdom that comes with time.
Graham, A. T., Renaud, G. A., & Rose, M. M. (2020). Developing effective special educators: Building bridges across the profession. Teachers College Press. Century. Vernon Press, 2020.
McKillop Library CRC Collection: LC3969.45 .G73 2020