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ERIC Number: ED014448
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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SCHOOL - UNIVERSITY TEACHER EDUCATION CENTER
ADAIR, THELMA; AND OTHERS
THE SCHOOL UNIVERSITY TEACHER EDUCATION CENTER (SUTEC) IS CONDUCTING A COOPERATIVE PROGRAM TO PREPARE TEACHERS FOR URBAN SCHOOLS. THE 5-YEAR PROJECT IS UNIQUE IN ITS BASING OF COLLEGE PERSONNEL IN A PUBLIC SCHOOL ON A FULL-TIME SCHEDULE. SPONSORED BY THE NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION AND THE QUEENS COLLEGE DEPT. OF EDUCATION, IT AIMS TO--(1) USE AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AS THE FOCAL POINT FOR A TEACHER PREPARATION PROGRAM EXTENDING INTO THE PRE-TENURE YEARS, (2) SUGGEST A PATTERN FOR OPTIMUM USE OF SCHOOL AND COLLEGE FACILITIES, AND (3) PROVIDE A NUCLEUS OF PARTICIPATING TEACHERS WHO CAN SERVE AS LEADERS IN SCHOOLS IN DISADVANTAGED AREAS. LOCATED IN AN INDUSTRIAL AREA WITH A POPULATION THAT IS ETHNICALLY, EDUCATIONALLY, AND SOCIOECONOMICALLY HETEROGENEOUS, IN ITS FIRST YEAR THE PROGRAM ENROLLED RANDOMLY SELECTED GROUPS OF 35 SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS, AND SENIORS (WHOSE BEHAVIOR IN RELATING TO CHILDREN WILL BE A MAJOR RESEARCH CONCERN). THE PROGRAM HAS 5 PARTS--PROTOTYPE SCHOOL FACILITY (OPEN TO THE COMMUNITY 7 DAYS A WEEK), TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM, COOPERATIVE RESEARCH PROJECT (EVALUATION), MULTIDISCIPLINARY INQUIRY INSTITUTE (INVOLVING ANTHROPOLOGISTS, SOCIOLOGISTS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, AND CURRICULUM SPECIALISTS), AND COMMUNITY PROGRAM. POLICY SUPERVISION OF THE PROGRAM EVALUATION IS UNDERTAKEN BY AN ADVISORY COUNCIL OF THE LEADING OFFICIALS OF THE INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED. THIS DOCUMENT APPEARS IN CAMPUS SCHOOL EXCHANGE, SPRING 1967. (AF)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)