The editor's note is a message from the editors of JCLEL addressed to the journal's readership. In this note, the editors detail the establishment of the journal and the reader's role in perpetuating high-quality case learning in special education.
Dr. Kathryn L. Haughney is a founding member and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Case Learning and Exceptional Learners (JCLEL). As a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of Elementary and Special Education at Georgia Southern University, Dr. Haughney's interests include academic instruction for individuals who rely on AAC to communicate and the generalization of student learning.
Dr. Jeongae Kang is a founding member and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Case Learning and Exceptional Learners (JCLEL). She is an assistant professor in the Department of Special Education at Illinois State University. Dr. Kang earned her Ph.D. in Special Education Services from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Her scholarly interests include special education teacher preparation, assessment and intervention cycle, case study learning, and scholarship of teaching and learning.
Dr. Aftynne E. Cheek is a founding member and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Case Learning and Exceptional Learners (JCLEL). Dr. Cheek is an associate professor of special education in the Department of Child Development, Literacy, and Special Education at Appalachian State University. Her research interests include students with extensive support needs, specifically literacy instruction, teacher preparation, eCoaching, and teacher mentoring.
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Haughney, Kathryn L.; Kang, Jeongae; and Cheek, Aftynne E.
"The Journey Behind and the Road Ahead,"
The Journal of Case Learning and Exceptional Learners: Vol. 1:
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