ERIC Number: ED055057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Negotiation for Improvement of the Profession. A Handbook for Local Teachers Association Negotiators.
Hattleman, Girard D.; And Others
This first draft is intended to help associations which have already achieved basic contract provisions extend negotiation to areas of professional development and instruction. The handbook is divided into five color-coded parts: 1) "Instruction," including research and development, materials and equipment and supplies, student rules and regulations, testing, nonprofessional duties, special programs and supplemental services, substitute teachers, adult education, experimentation, performance contracting, differentiated staffing, and school evaluation; 2) "Personnel Policies," including teacher recruitment, vacancies (placement and promotion), voluntary and involuntary transfers, assignment, scheduling, student teaching, and intern teaching; 3) "Evaluation," including protection from arbitrary action, resolution of disputes, teacher evaluation of evaluators, peer evaluation, teacher incapacity, student evaluation of teachers, self-appraisal, and academic freedom; 4) "Continuing Education," including staff orientation, reimbursement of course costs, changes in curriculum, funds for professional materials, inservice training, sabbatical leave, travel, professional days, and summer workshops; and 5) "Educational Development Councils." (MBM)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Educational Development, Evaluation Criteria, Instructional Programs, Negotiation Agreements, Personnel Policy, Teacher Associations
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Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. National Commission on Teacher Education and Professional Standards.