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ERIC Number: ED011246
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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A REPORT OF RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE RECRUITMENT, SELECTION, APPOINTMENT, AND PROMOTION OF TEACHERS IN THE NEW YORK CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
GRIFFITHS, DANIEL E.; AND OTHERS
FOLLOWING AN EARLIER REPORT (SP 000 858), ANALYSIS OF LICENSING PRACTICES POINTS TO THE ANACHRONISM OF APPLYING PROCEDURES PERTINENT WHEN SUPPLY EXCEEDS DEMAND BUT NOT TO THE PRESENT "TEACHER MARKET." RECOMMENDATIONS ARE (1) ESTABLISH A COMMISSION TO MONITOR THE PERSONNEL SYSTEM AND A BUREAU STAFFED BY TECHNICAL SPECIALISTS TO DEVELOP AND VALIDATE SELECTION PROCESSES, (2) UPGRADE THE IMAGE OF THE NEW YORK SCHOOLS THROUGH AN AGGRESSIVE NATIONAL CAMPAIGN, (3) RECRUIT BOTH NEW AND EXPERIENCED TEACHERS AND ADMINISTRATORS AND ESTABLISH LIAISON WITH TRAINING INSTITUTIONS ON A NATIONWIDE BASIS, (4) INCREASE APPOINTEE RETENTION BY MAXIMAL ASSISTANCE DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF WORK, BY MATCHING ASSIGNMENTS TO INDIVIDUAL STRENGTHS, AND BY A COMPREHENSIVE INSERVICE PROGRAM, (5) USE POSSESSION OF A NEW YORK STATE CERTIFICATE OR SUFFICIENT SCORES ON THE NATIONAL TEACHER EXAMINATION AS EVIDENCE OF ELIGIBILITY FOR FURTHER SCREENING, (6) ABOLISH "SUBSTITUTE" AS A LICENSE, REQUIRE A NEW YORK STATE CERTIFICATE FOR APPOINTMENT TO ACADEMIC HIGH SCHOOLS, AND MAKE THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD A GENUINE PART OF THE SELECTION PROCESS, (7) RECRUIT ADMINISTRATORS LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY, USING THE ASSISTANT PRINCIPALSHIP AS THE POINT OF INTAKE AND, FOLLOWING SCREENING, PROVIDE A FULL-YEAR ADMINISTRATIVE TRAINEESHIP, BASING SELECTION FOR HIGHER POSITIONS ON ON-THE-JOB APPRAISAL, AND (8) PROVIDE FOR UP TO 5 PERCENT OF APPOINTMENTS OUTSIDE NORMAL SELECTION PROCEDURES. (HA)
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Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)