ERIC Number: ED248954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
PATHS - Providing Appropriate Training in Head Start: A Grantee Guide.
Riley, Mary Tom; And Others
Designed for Head Start grantees, this book provides training guidelines for improving Head Start staff competency. Chapter I offers a rationale for staff training activities, while chapter II characterizes the Head Start trainee. Chapter III addresses assessment of training needs on program and staff levels. The development of a training plan is explained in chapter IV. Chapters V, VI, and VII respectively offer suggestions for designing training to meet the needs of programs located in rural, mid-size, and metropolitan areas. Logistics, or preparation activities, for training events are discussed in chapter VIII, and cooperation in sharing resources is discussed in chapter IX. Chapter X provides assistance in the area of parent training, while chapter XI addresses issues in volunteer training. Guidelines for evaluating the training plan and program are provided in chapter XII. Finally, chapter XIII lists factors contributing to a successful training program. (RH)
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Cooperation, Early Childhood Education, Guidelines, Models, Needs Assessment, Parent Participation, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Teachers, Professional Training, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Rural Urban Differences, Staff Development, Trainees, Volunteer Training
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services, Dallas, TX. Region 6.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock. Inst. for Child and Family Studies.
Identifiers: Child Development Associate; Project Head Start