ERIC Number: ED229356
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Study of the Quality of the Preparation and Performance of Educational Personnel. External Reactor Panel Reports.
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Panels comprised of representatives of school administrators, classroom teachers, school boards, and teacher education institutions identified educational issues and potential solutions to them. The panels deliberated on the areas of: (1) recruitment into teacher preparation; (2) assessment of teacher preparation programs; (3) recruitment and hiring practices of school districts; (4) assessment of on-the-job performance of educational personnel; and (5) staff development. This document contains discussions of the issues considered, suggested policies or actions, and identification of the groups or agencies responsible for action. Five general kinds of action are described: (1) improving public awareness regarding current efforts toward recruiting and training high quality educational personnel; (2) insuring coordination among educational agencies, institutions, and groups; (3) conducting further review and research; (4) setting state-level expectations; and (5) establishing state funding commitments. (JD)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Agency Cooperation, Board of Education Role, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Program Evaluation, School Districts, Staff Development, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.