ERIC Number: ED130812
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
National Spanish-Speaking Conference on Educational Leadership: Conference Papers, Institute for Educational Leadership (Los Angeles, California, Summer 1975).
Mend, Mary Gonzales, Ed.
In the winter of 1973, 30 Spanish-speaking educators representing communities throughout the nation, school districts, higher education institutions, and professional organizations held a working conference which focused on educational leadership development. Discussion centered on requisite skills and the preparation and utilization of personnel resources. In the spring of 1974, the contents of three papers, which distilled much of the workshop planning and review sessions, debate among the participants, and research on the part of the writers, were discussed with representatives of the major foundations, the U.S. Office of Education, and legislators with special concerns related to the education of the Spanish-speaking population. This report includes the three papers along with a Spanish translation. Eight recommendations, related to professional training and advancement and bilingual programs, are elaborated in the papers. The first paper, "The Acquisition of Leadership Skills", provides a framework by which the Spanish-speaking or similar communities may begin to gain access to educational leadership positions. Positive approaches for alleviating the leadership gap through adequate and appropriate training are presented in "Spanish-Speaking Leadership Development As Catalyst for Change". The utilization of leadership and leadership skills is discussed in the third paper, "Leadership Utilization. (NQ)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Inst. for Educational Leadership.
Note: In English and Spanish