Program Announcements, ca. 1968
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Brief Description: Program Announcements, including an announcement of a leadership development program for administrators of preschool centers for the disadvantaged.
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Urbana, IL 61820
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Record Series Number: 10/8/803
Created by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Department of Special Education
Volume: 0.1 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/68
Arrangement: Chronological
Biographical Note for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Department of Special Education :

Special education was informally administered in the College of Education until October 1962, when the Department of Special Education was established.1

Precise Early Education of Children with Handicaps (PEECH) Project:

The project was established in 1970 as a model program for the early education of the multiple-handicapped. It is a INT project of the Department of Special Education, Urbana Community School District 116 and the Illinois Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.2

1. Transactions of the Board of Trustees, 52nd Report, October 17, 1962, pp. 181-182.

2. Office of Professor Merle B. Karnes. Contract signed 1970 with Bureau of Ed. Handicapped, IL Office of Sup. of Pub. Instruction. Funding started 7/1/70, classroom work, 8/70. Contract ran for three years as a classroom demonstration project. Subsequent contract for dissemination project, through 1975.

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