Working as a Team: The New Conception of Professionalism In this article, we advocate for the importance of participation in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) by related service providers in educational settings (e.g., speech-language pathologists). The article views PLCs as the vehicle for establishing norms of collaboration as an essential element of professional work for teachers and therapists in educational ... Article
Article  |   June 2013
Working as a Team: The New Conception of Professionalism
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  • Patti Banks
    University Place School District, University Place, WA
  • Richard Knuth
    Department of Education, University of Washington-Tacoma, Tacoma, WA
  • Disclosure: Patti Banks has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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  • Disclosure: Richard Knuth has no financial or nonfinancial relationships related to the content of this article.
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Article   |   June 2013
Working as a Team: The New Conception of Professionalism
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2013, Vol. 14, 18-21. doi:10.1044/sbi14.2.18
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, June 2013, Vol. 14, 18-21. doi:10.1044/sbi14.2.18

In this article, we advocate for the importance of participation in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) by related service providers in educational settings (e.g., speech-language pathologists). The article views PLCs as the vehicle for establishing norms of collaboration as an essential element of professional work for teachers and therapists in educational settings.

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