The Effective Special Education Teacher: A Practical Guide for Successwill provide a guide to preparing a professional portfolio demonstrating evidence of competency in self-selected areas (e.g., behavior management, collaboration). This new book will also provide guidance in writing lessons plans and IEPS, choosing effective instructional and behavioral techniques and getting evaluated by their supervisors. Templates and rubrics that can be used will be available and reproducible. The student teacher will also be introduced to professional and ethical standards in the field of special education. This brief, practical guide is for special education teachers seeking professional development or alternative route certification.Howard, Lori A. is the author of 'Effective Special Education Teacher A Practical Guide for Success', published 2006 under ISBN 9780131961920 and ISBN 0131961926.