ERIC Number: ED086665
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Excellence in Teacher Education. 1973 Distinguished Achievement Awards Program.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
The State University of New York College of Cortland received the 1973 Distinguished Achievement Award for its Project Change, a performance-based early childhood teacher education program. Also cited for distinguished achievement were a) Teachers College of Ball State University, Indiana for an experimental program designed to include laboratory-centered experiences in the training of elementary school teachers; b) Southern Colorado State College for its Teacher Corps program which maximizes interaction among public schools, the college, and the community; c) University of Massachusetts at Amherst for creating a council in the School of Education responsible for policy making, admissions, leadership, administrative coordination, and program internship; and d) Western Washington State College for demonstrating the efficacy of a competency-based teacher education program through a portal school while at the same time enlarging the cognitive and affective capabilities of inner-city elementary school children. The announcement booklet contains brief descriptions of the five award-winning programs and of the eight programs that received recognition certificates. A list of the 1973 entrants concludes the booklet. (DDO)
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.