ERIC Number: ED256055
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Feb-8
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Quality and the Role of the Principal.
California State Board of Education, Sacramento.
As an adjunct to the California State Board of Education's 1983 report, "Raising Expectations: Model Graduation Requirements," this paper presents legislative and administrative recommendations on teacher quality and on the principal's role. The State Board's Master Plan Committee, which also produced "Raising Expectations," developed these recommendations with advice from professional organizations and in collaboration with the State Department of Education. The subjects of the recommendations are (1) admission standards for teacher education, (2) improved teacher education programs, (3) alternative certification, (4) teacher salaries, (5) professionalism for teachers, (6) improving teaching conditions, (7) lesson preparation time, (8) career ladders, (9) recognition for outstanding performance, (10) staff development, (11) teacher recruitment in high schools and colleges, (12) teacher dismissal, and (13) the principal's role and principal selection. (MCG)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Administrator Selection, Career Ladders, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Improvement, Position Papers, Principals, Recognition (Achievement), Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Role, Teacher Salaries, Teaching Conditions
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Board of Education, Sacramento.