ERIC Number: ED044004
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Employment of Qualified Blind Teachers in Teaching Positions in the Public School Systems at Both the Elementary and the Secondary Grade Levels.
Gallagher, William F., Ed.
Reported are the proceedings of an institute on the employment opportunities for blind teachers. Included are the keynote address by Ewald B. Nyquist on the importance of employing blind teachers, two responses to it, and papers on teaching the following subjects as a blind person: grade 5, grade 6, general science in grades 7-9, math, Spanish, physics, and chemistry. Also discussed are the availability of qualified blind teachers, job seeking, and administrative considerations in the employment of blind teachers. Included are summaries of three workshops on the agency role, the blind teacher, and the school/college administrator's role, and comments received with returned survey questionnaires. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York Association for the Blind, New York, NY.
Note: Report of the Regional Training Institute (The Lighthouse, New York, March 18-19, 1969)