National and State Personnel Data Briefs
Shortages of qualified education personnel, including personnel in the fields of special education and related services remain an ongoing challenge nationally. Several sources of national data provide details regarding the nature and scope of these shortages. This brief from the Personnel Improvement Center (PIC) describes these data sources that are currently available at the national level. The brief includes federal data sources, as well as information about how these data sources relate to personnel in special education and the related services.
This brief from the Personnel Improvement Center (PIC) describes supply and demand studies conducted by Illinois, Minnesota, New York, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, with a focus on what these studies tell us about special education personnel needs.