ERIC Number: ED093531
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar-8
Reference Count: N/A
Educational Continuity of the Migrant Child. Annual Eastern Stream Conference (5th, Atlanta, Georgia, March 5-8, 1974).
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.
The Fifth Annual Eastern Stream Conference on Migrant Education met in Atlanta, Georgia, March 5-8, 1974. Conference objectives were to provide information on: teaching techniques; the Migrant Student Record Transfer System (MSRTS); program designs, plans, and communication techniques; the form, scope, nature and purpose of migrant programs; national efforts in migrant education; the need and methods of providing supportive services; recruitment needs and techniques; and the developing role of early childhood education. The speeches and discussion groups, which are briefly summarized, covered: current national efforts; career education; the NSRTS; recruitment; teaching techniques; program support; health needs; orientation for new people; program support; bilingual education; early childhood education; reading; mathematics; curriculum development; and MSRTS terminal operator and user training. A group of Eastern Stream recruiters (representing Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina. South Carolina, and Tennessee) held 3 meetings which produced 14 recommendations. These include placing priority on identification and enrollment systems in each State and instituting an Early Warning and Tracking System through interstate cooperation. Extensive photography depicts many of the sessions. (KM)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.