ERIC Number: ED042690
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Toledo Teacher Corps: An Undergraduate Program for the Development of Teachers for the Inner City.
Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.
This set of documents includes the original proposal (December 1968) for the 2-year Toledo Teacher Corps program and a summary description of the program half way through its first year (November 1969). The program summary describes it as an undergraduate training program designed to improve the educational process in urban poverty areas and to improve the training program for elementary teachers in such areas through focus on human sensitivity, cooperative efforts of the university and the school system and community, and instructional organization within the school. Narrative sections outline the major phases of the program: 1) summer preservice program of community activities and concurrent seminar; 2) inservice program during the junior and senior school years including a team teaching internship in local schools and concurrent seminars on societal factors, instructional organization, contemporary learning-teaching process, educational technology, and research; 3) interim summer program of liberal arts requirements; and 4) community involvement activities throughout the 2 years leading to a bachelor of arts degree in education. Included in the proposal is material on certification and degree requirements, staff and team leader selection and training, evaluation procedures, the four participating schools, etc. (JS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Teacher Corps
Note: Entry for 1970 AACTE Distinguished Achievement Awards in Teacher Education, and proposal to USOE for Teacher Corps program