ERIC Number: ED106195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Observance Manual; A Guide to Organizing and Planning for American Education Week for the Bicentennial Year. [Revised Edition.]
National Education Association, Washington, DC.
The booklet of activities and suggestions for organizing and conducting the 1975 American Week is designed to increase public understanding and appreciation of the schools, to encourage parents to visit their childrens' schools, to secure civic and community support for measures to improve the schools, and to help students gain an appreciation of what the schools are doing for them. Preparations for the week include suggestions for selecting a coordinating chairman and planning committee, establishing a budget, newspaper publicity, radio and television publicity, and other publicity avenues. Observance activities for a school open house, individual teachers, the local education association, special school assemblies, church and civic organizations, the parent-teacher association, and the American Legion are provided. Also included is a case study of a successful American Education Week in Michigan City, Indiana. (Author/DE)
Descriptors: Community Support, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Dissemination, Parent School Relationship, Public Relations, Publicize, School Activities, School Community Relationship, School Support
NEA Publications, Order Department, The Academic Building, Saw Mill Road, West Haven, Connecticut 06516 ($1.20; Stock No. 5058-4-00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.