ERIC Number: ED066524
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Final Report of the Evaluation of the 1970-1971 Auxiliary Educational Career Unit. ESEA Title I.
The objectives of the Auxiliary Educational Career Unit, funded under Title I of the 1965 Elementary Secondary Education Act, were: (1) to upgrade the basic skills of Education Assistants; (2) to administer and to coordinate a training program for staff trainers of paraprofessionals, Educational Assistants, and Associates; (3) to provide practicums and seminars for 750 Educational Assistants in community colleges; (4) to prepare and disseminate training guides for Educational Assistants; (5) to provide technical assistance and consultation services to other programs utilizing paraprofessionals; and, (6) to administer the comprehensive career program for 750 paraprofessionals, including inservice training, college enrollment, and promotional opportunities. Interviews, observations analysis of records, and documents were made as part of the evaluation procedure, as well as questionnaire surveys of the Educational Assistants, Educational Associates, District Training Coordinators, Auxiliary Trainers, and others. Twenty-five of the 31 school districts of New York City supplied data from the questionnaires used in the study. A random sample of 348 Educational Assistants and Associates were administered the questionnaire by the District Training Coordinators in each School District. (Author/JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Authoring Institution: Teaching and Learning Research Corp., New York, NY.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I; Elementary Secondary Education Act Title I Program; New York (New York)