ERIC Number: ED033874
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Excellence in Teacher Education. 1967 Distinguished Achievement Awards of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
The University of Georgia was awarded the distinguished achievement award for its development and implementation of an inservice program in mathematics for elementary teachers. Recognition awards were given to (1) Oregon College of Education for its Program in Elementary Teacher Preparation designed to cope with the problems of repetition of course material, lack of transfer, and new developments in teacher education; (2) Brooklyn College of the City University of New York for its Program on the Preparation of College Graduates to Teach in Elementary Schools in Urban Disadvantaged Areas; (3) The University of Alaska for its Alaska Rural School Project; and (4) The University of Arizona for its Duo-Specialist Project to aid the small community in meeting its needs for trained personnel in special areas. Special recognition was given to Ball State University, Indiana, for its Model In-Service Program for Teachers of Junior and Senior High School English; Concordia Teachers College, Illinois, for A Program of Orientation and Inservice Education for Cooperating Teachers; Glassboro State College, New Jersey, for its Adult Education Center; Idaho State University for Synthesis--A Project on Creative Teaching; and Trenton State College, New Jersey, for its Junior Five Project. (The announcement booklet contains brief descriptions of the award-winning programs and a listing with brief program descriptions of the 73 other entries.) (JS)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Teachers, Programs, Rural Schools, Teacher Education
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