ERIC Number: ED247650
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Preparing Change Agents for Metropolitan Areas.
Earthman, Glen I.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VPISU) offered in Richmond (Virginia) a cooperative graduate program to prepare inservice administrators to act as change agents in Richmond-area schools. This paper considers the program's purposes, development, implementation, and future. Section I reviews the program's development, discussing (1) its rationale; (2) its design in 1979 by VPISU, Virginia Commonwealth University, and selected Richmond public schools; (3) its objectives and organization; (4) the system used to approve the program; (5) the committee that managed the program; and (6) program evaluation. Section II discusses the benefits and problems of the program, lists forces working for and against its success, and describes its schedule and the participants' progress. Finally, Section III speculates on the future of the program and proposes means to overcome anticipated problems. (MCG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Virginia Commonwealth University; Virginia Polytechnic Inst and State Univ; Virginia (Richmond)
Note: Paper presented at the Inter-American Congress on Educational Administration (2nd, Brasilia, DF, Brazil, July 29-August 2, 1984).