ERIC Number: ED097335
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: 0
A Manual on Standards Affecting School Personnel in the United States. 1974 Edition.
Stinnett, T. M.
This three-chapter manual provides a national picture of certification and accreditation requirements. Chapter 1 provides a summary of standards and practices in teacher education, certification, and accreditation. Also included are data collected from a survey questionnaire on standards and requirements in effect in 1973. A summary of responses from the participating state directors of teacher education and certification include the following topics: (a) personnel required by state law or regulation to hold a certificate; (b) minimum requirements for elementary and secondary school teachers; (c) advanced preparation required; (d) academic, special subject, and general requirements; (e) approved-program approach; (f) reciprocity; (g) governance; (h) accountability; (i) requirements for administrators; and (j) auxiliary school personnel. Chapter 2 contains a state-by-state listing of certification requirements for teachers, supervisors, administrators, and special school service personnel. Chapter 3 includes the following tabular data: (a) classification of approved teacher education institutions according to function and control; (b) standards used by states for approval of teacher education; (c) number of approved teacher education institutions and types of approval/accreditations; (d) classification of approved teacher education institutions according to highest education degree offered; and (e) a state-by-state listing of approved teacher education institutions, types of accreditation, and types of programs and degree levels for which approved. (PD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions), Administrators, Certification, School Personnel, Schools of Education, State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC. Div. of Instruction and Professional Development.
Note: Formerly a Manual on Certification Requirements for School Personnel in the United States