ERIC Number: ED062597
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
National Association of Black Adult Educators.
A paper presenting the objectives of the National Association of Black Adult Educators is given. The association was formed to take action to seek and implement pragmatic solutions to the problem of the exclusion of blacks and other minorities from the decision making process in American society. Specific objectives include: (1) To provide a permanent organization for all Adult Educators in the United States of America, (2) To provide meaningful involvement of blacks in the activities of the major professional organizations, (3) To encourage the employment of blacks as directors and supervisors of Adult Education programs at national, state, and local levels, (4) To encourage the employment of blacks as deans, directors, and professors at the colleges and universities, (5) To design and implement quality ethnic oriented programs with special emphasis placed on reducing racial tension, promoting legal justice, and promoting cultural and economic awareness, (6) To design relevant training programs for teachers, administrators, paraprofessional and peer-teachers involved in projects dealing with minority group education, (7) To develop racial/ethnic curriculum materials, (8) To promote agreement with Federal Agencies to perform contract monitoring, evaluation, and research services on projects relating to minority education, and (9) To promote fellowship among members. (Author/CK)
Descriptors: Adult Educators, Attitude Change, Black Leadership, Black Organizations, Change Agents, Cultural Awareness, Decision Making, Educational Programs, Federal Aid, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Minority Groups, Objectives, Problem Solving, Professional Associations, Program Evaluation, Projects, Racial Discrimination, Relevance (Education), Research, Social Action
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Black Adult Educators.