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ERIC Number: ED015183
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
Pages: 50
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Reference Count: 0
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THE EIGHT YEAR REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY.
SQUIRE, JAMES R.
AFTER EIGHT YEARS OF PROVIDING ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERSHIP, THE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH (NTCE) REVIEWS THE SCOPE OF PRESENT NCTE ACTIVITY IN IMPROVING ENGLISH TEACHING AND THE EDUCATION OF YOUTH. THE REPORT IS A SUMMARY OF HOW NCTE HAS ENTERED INTO A VIGOROUS REAPPRAISAL OF THE SUBJECT OF ENGLISH, ITS TEACHERS, AND ITS CURRICULUM AND MATERIALS, AND, COORDINATELY, HOW GROWTH IN NCTE MEMBERSHIP IN THE PAST DECADE HAS BEEN PARALLELED BY SIMILAR GROWTH IN THE QUALITY AND FLEXIBILITY OF SERVICES AND LEADERSHIP OFFERED THROUGH MANY VARIED PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS. NCTE DIVERSITY AND RESPONSIBILITY ARE INDICATED BY A DISCUSSION OF--(1) THE BROADENING INFLUENCE OF ITS NATIONAL CONVENTION, (2) THE FORMATION OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS INVOLVING A WIDE CROSS-SECTION OF MEMBERS IN THE ASSESSMENT OF ENGLISH TEACHING TODAY, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NCTE ADVISORY COUNCIL TO REVIEW RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND RECOMMEND APPROPRIATE ACTION, (3) THE CONTINUING EFFORT TO REFORM TEACHER EDUCATION AND TO IMPROVE TEACHING CONDITIONS AND CURRICULUM MATERIALS, (4) THE EXPANSION OF RESEARCH PROGRAMS, (5) THE RETRIEVAL, STORAGE, AND DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION AND RESEARCH TO EDUCATORS, TEACHERS, AND RESEARCHERS, (6) THE EXPANSION OF THE PUBLICATIONS PROGRAM, (7) THE BROADENING OF STATE AND LOCAL SUPERVISORY AND CONSULTANT SERVICES, (8) CLOSER RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN NCTE AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS, AFFILIATE AND SISTER ORGANIZATIONS, GENERAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EDUCATIONAL GROUPS, AND THE UNITED STATES OFFICE OF EDUCATION, AND (9) CLOSER COOPERATION WITH ENGLISH TEACHERS IN GREAT BRITAIN AND WITH ENGLISH TEACHERS OF SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
Identifiers: NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH