ERIC Number: ED346116
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
New York State Teacher Certification Examinations: Symposium Presented at the Annual Conference of the National Council on Measurement in Education (San Francisco, California, April 21-23, 1992).
National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA.
This collection of five symposium papers explores the initial design and development of the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations. The papers refer to work in progress to assess knowledge and skills associated with subject-matter knowledge and knowledge and skills in instruction and the profession of teaching. The following papers are included: (1) "State Certification Policy Issues and the Mandate for Innovative Teacher Certification Tests for New York State" (C. C. Mackey, Jr., and G. L. Freeborne); (2) "Testing Program Design and Development Procedures" (W. P. Gorth, R. G. Allan, and P. M. Nassif); (3) "Assuring Educated Educators through the New York State Liberal Arts and Sciences Test" (J. R. Silvestro and S. E. Lake); (4) "The New Standard for Subject-Matter Knowledge Assessment: The New York State Teacher Certification Examinations" (J. W. Clayton and C. C. Mackey, Jr.); and (5) "New York State Assessment of Teaching Skills: A Multiple Method Assessment of Teacher Competency" (S. Elliot and E. Hunsberger). A 22-item list of references is included. (SLD)
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Knowledge Level, Licensing Examinations (Professions), Secondary School Teachers, State Programs, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Skills, Test Construction, Testing Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA.
Identifiers: New York State Teacher Certification Examinations; Subject Content Knowledge; Teacher Competency Testing