ERIC Number: ED099275
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Humanizing Education in the Seventies: Imperatives and Strategies.
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
The National Education Association Council on Human Relations annual conference on civil and human rights in education provides a forum for teachers, principals, superintendents, and representatives of government agencies, civil rights organizations, and community groups to exchange views about controversial educational issues. The 1974 theme, humanizing education, is discussed in the following speeches and reports: Introduction by George W. Jones; the keynote speech, A Humane Environment: A Search for New Understandings by Luvern L. Cunningham; Reaction by representatives of the NEA's Asian, Black, Chicano, First American, and Women's Caucuses; Imperatives and Strategies for Organizing Schools to Serve Students Humanely by Jean D. Grambs; Imperatives and Strategies for Organizing Schools to Serve Their Communities by Herschell "Ace" Sahmaunt; Imperatives and Strategies for Reforming Higher Education to Produce Humane Educators by Tomas A. Arciniega; Imperatives and Strategies for Committing Education Associations to Advocate Humanizing Education by Charles Williams; Being Humane, Teaching Humanely by Marcia Gillespie; and Forum and Caucus Reports. In Wrap-Up, Helen D. Wise relates the concerns of the conference to the concerns of NEA as a politically effective organization. (Author/JH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Blacks, Civil Rights, Community Involvement, Conferences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Discrimination, Educational Environment, Equal Education, Females, Humanistic Education, Mexican Americans, Minority Groups, Self Esteem, Teacher Associations, Teacher Participation
NEA Publications, Order Dept., The Academic Building, Saw Mill Road, West Haven CT 06516 (#6659-6-00, $1.50)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Report of the Annual Conference on Civil and Human Rights in Education (12th, Washington, D.C., April 19-21, 1974)