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ERIC Number: ED132140
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
The Visiting Teacher in Texas Public Schools.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Guidance Services.
This brochure sketches the range of services provided by visiting teachers in the Texas Public Schools and offers suggestions for establishing a visiting teacher program in other school systems. The rationale for the visiting teacher program is outlined first followed by an explanation of who the visiting teacher is. Twenty functions of the visiting teacher are then listed. The visiting teacher's function as a member of an interdisciplinary team is diagramed. Finally, some guidelines and procedures for initiation of visiting teacher program are offered. Topics covered in discussion of guiding principles for program initiation are: planning; organizing; implementation; allocation and the Texas School Code; qualifications; certification; and special assignment areas. (MM)
Descriptors: Adjustment Counselors, Ancillary School Services, Caseworkers, Family School Relationship, Guidance Personnel, Itinerant Teachers, Program Development, Public Schools, Resource Staff, School Districts, School Social Workers, Social Work
Visiting Teacher Services, Division of Guidance Services, Texas Education Agency, 201 East 11th Street, Austin, Texas 78701
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Guidance Services.
Identifiers - Location: Texas