ERIC Number: ED023618
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
The Seattle Conference: The Role of the State Department of Education in Teacher Education (April 27-29, 1966).
Edelfelt, Roy A.; Allen, Wendell C.
This book includes the papers and speeches which were part of the Seattle Conference in which representatives of 49 states met to reevaluate beliefs and procedures regarding the future role of state departments of education particularly with reference to the identification and setting of goals. There are seven speeches and papers: "The Dynamic Duo (with apologies to Batman and Robin)" by Warren G. Hill; "Broad Policy Concerns and Direction for a State Department of Education in Teacher Education" by J. R. Rackley and Norman A. Miller; "The Future of Teacher Education: Implications for a State Department of Education" by James C. Stone; "Creative and Constructive Adaptation" by John R. Mayor; "Improvement of Teacher Education in the State of Washington" by J. Alan Ross; "POINT (Project for the Orientation and Induction of New Teachers)--An Innovation in Teacher Education and State Leadership" by Herbert Hite; "The Future of Teacher Education: Notes on a Special Form of Tyranny" by William R. Fielder. William H. Drummond summarizes both formal and informal proceedings in "Conference Commentary." Added later were the "Introduction" by Roy A. Edelfelt and the final overview chapter by Wendell C. Allen, "State Government and Teacher Education--A Different Role for the State Education Agency." (JS)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Beginning Teachers, Certification, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Inservice Teacher Education, State Agencies, State Departments of Education, State Federal Aid, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, State Programs, State School District Relationship, State Standards, State Supervisors, Student Teaching, Teacher Education, Teacher Orientation
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Washington State Board of Education, Olympia.
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