ERIC Number: ED243856
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Report of the Select Committee on Education.
Tennessee General Assembly, Nashville. Select Committee on Education.
This report identifies present and future problems confronting Tennessee's teachers and offers proposals for responding effectively to these problems. A brief overview of trends in the teaching profession provides a preface to reports on: (1) findings of the teacher compensation subcommittee; (2) findings of the teacher training subcommittee; (3) findings of the instructional development subcommittee; (4) the proposed teacher evaluation system, including development of assessment instruments, recommendations for scoring procedures, proposed competencies and indicators, selection of applicants for evaluation, and a critique of the career teacher proposal; (5) projected costs of proposals; (6) summary of recommendations, and (7) a minority report. The appendixes include a paper on"Teacher Compensations and Career Ladders: Policy Implications from Research," as well as recommendations on the organization of the interim certification commission, the administrator/supervisor evaluation system, and proposed legislation. (JD)
Descriptors: Career Ladders, Educational Legislation, Elementary School Teachers, Instructional Development, Merit Pay, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Professional Recognition, Secondary School Teachers, Statewide Planning, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Salaries, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Tennessee General Assembly, Nashville. Select Committee on Education.
Note: Prepared by direction of Senate Joint Resolution No. 96 of the Ninety-third General Assembly.