ERIC Number: ED202127
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
NSBA Training Handbook on Multicultural Education.
National School Boards Association, Washington, DC.
Designed for use by school boards committed to the ideals of cultural pluralism and equality of education, this handbook describes the principles, methods, and resources involved in an innovative concept of multicultural education. The chapters cover a brief history of cultural pluralism and multicultural education; ways of developing cultural awareness, beginning with self-awareness; cross-cultural communication; methods of developing and obtaining district-wide support for a multicultural program; school governance; and policy development. In addition, the handbook includes classroom exercises, board statements on multicultural education from five states, and information on conducting an Ethnic Heritage workshop. (Author/WD)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Community Support, Cross Cultural Training, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, History, Intercultural Programs, Multicultural Education, Policy Formation, Program Attitudes, Racial Attitudes, Racial Relations, School Administration
National School Boards Assn., 1055 Thomas Jefferson St., NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20007 ($7.50 for set including EA 013 576).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National School Boards Association, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Ethnic Heritage Studies Program
Note: For a related document, see EA 013 576.