ERIC Number: ED103423
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Aug-31
Reference Count: 0
Evaluating the Four Teacher Center Pilots; The Second Annual Report 1973-1974. Volume 1, The Four Pilots.
Covert, Robert W.; And Others
This document examines the following four teacher center pilots in the National Teacher Center Program: the Bay Area Learning Center in northern California, the Rhode Island Teacher Center in Providence, the Texas Center for the Improvement of Educational Systems in Austin, and the Center for Educational Advancement located in Washington, D.C. Chapter 1 presents a brief history of the pilots. Chapter 2 deals with evaluation methodology and lists the six categories selected to aid in this evaluation, as follows: (a) establishment of program goals; (b) establishment of information systems; (c) delivery of products, processes, and services; (d) creation of new programs; (e) increase of interinstitutional governance; and (f) improvement of organizational health. Chapter 3 presents the findings at each center for each of the above categories. Similarities and differences across projects are also described. Chapter 4 discusses conclusions arrived at after examination of data pertinent to the future development of teacher centers. Appendixes include lists of components within sites not included previously, specific inservice and preservice training programs, and a document reference list. (PB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. Evaluation Research Center.