ERIC Number: ED033873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
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Excellence in Teacher Education. 1966 Distinguished Achievement Awards of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Central Missouri State College was awarded the distinguished achievement award for its development and implementation of an education program for prospective teachers of the culturally different child. Recognition awards were also given to Dominican College of San Rafael for its creative effort to meet both the letter and spirit of new California legislation as well as to maintain quality programs in elementary teacher preparation; (2) Seton Hall University, New Jersey, for the introduction of a program for beginning teachers to assist them to aid transition of disadvantaged youth to high school; (3) Syracuse University, New York, for its interdisciplinary and experience-oriented approach to the preparation of teachers for urban areas; and (4) Western Michigan University for its pioneering effort to provide a facility where teacher education students could come to know and to respond to a host of conventional and new technological tools and materials designed to improve instruction. (The announcement booklet contains brief descriptions of the five award-winning programs and a listing with brief program descriptions of the 37 other institutions of higher education which submitted entries.) (JS)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Teachers, Programs, Teacher Education, Urban Teaching
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, 1 Dupont Circle, Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.50 cash order)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Distinguished Achievement Awards Entry