ERIC Number: ED028996
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Differentiated Staffing: Expectations and Pitfalls.
Once a differentiated staffing pattern has been adopted--with the understanding that it is not a panacea--staff members have an obligation to minimize distinctions of rank and prevent organizational rigidity by contributing in role areas other than their own and sharing in decisionmaking. Teacher aides are not expected to be substitutes for teachers (who may wish to move into ancillary positions of planning and directing); nor does their employment necessarily signify a decrease in expenditures. Personality conflicts which may appear with team or group teaching may be resolved through therapeutic activities such as sensitivity training or through rotation of assignments. (LP)
Descriptors: Staff Utilization
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. National Commission on Teacher Education and Professional Standards.
Note: Paper developed at NCTEPS write-in on school staffing patterns