ERIC Number: ED028109
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Dec
Reference Count: 0
The People Who Serve Education.
Howe, Harold, II
Half of this report is an overview of national issues and trends expected to affect the future complexion of education programs, particularly those related to staffing problems in eight areas: early childhood education, new emphasis in elementary and secondary education, teaching the children of the poor, teaching handicapped children, vocational education, student counseling, school administration, and higher education. The sceond half of the report focuses on the federal interest in education manpower needs through the Education Professions Development Act (EPDA). It contains sections discussing the diversity of teacher functions, differentiated staffing, the Teacher Corps, school-university partnerships, and teacher certification. Included also are brief descriptions of each of the priorities set by the Office of Education for the allocation of EDPA funds in fiscal 1970: training teacher trainers, career opportunities program, teachers of basic subjects, leadership development in education, early childhood personnel, teachers for the handicapped, vocational and technical education personnel, teacher improvement through curriculum development, strengthening school administration, support personnel, and more effective school personnel utilization. (JS)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Career Counseling, Career Development, College School Cooperation, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Education, Educational Trends, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Professional Training, School Personnel, Staff Utilization, Teacher Certification, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Education Professions Development Act; Teacher Corps