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ERIC Number: ED133300
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Dec-3
Reference Count: 0
Organizing a Regional Office Resource Center for Educational Personnel.
Goddu, Roland; Chappel, Marcia
This document gives a brief overview of aspects involved in developing resource centers for education personnel. The paper is divided into five sections: (1) an introduction, describing the characteristics of resource centers in general; (2) place, a brief discussion of physical organization; (3) program components, describing the necessity of stating in clear terms what the resource center will provide in the way of services and how it intends to do it, the questions of funding, organization of resource files, and provision of training programs; (4) a brief survey of the various aspects of governance; and (5) concluding statements. Reprints are included of four articles: (1) "An Early Childhood Resource Center," Marilyn J. Ateyo, CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, February 1975, pp. 204-7; (2) "Regional Service Centers: Impetus for Change," Lucile Estell, EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, March 1972, pp. 543-5; (3) "Teacher Centers: An Outline of Current Information," Lorraine Poliakoff, JOURNAL OF TEACHER EDUCATION, Fall 1972, pp. 389-97; (4) "Resources, Teachers, and Designers," Jack Walton, in SUPPORTING THE LEARNING TEACHER: A SOURCE BOOK FOR TEACHER CENTERS, Marilyn Hapgood, Ed., New York, Agathon Press, 1975, pp. 214-17. (MB)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Educational Development, Educational Facilities, Financial Support, Governance, Program Development, Resource Centers, School Personnel
New England Program in Teacher Education, Box 550, Pettee Brook Offices, Durham, New Hampshire 03824 (No price quoted)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New England Program in Teacher Education, Durham, NH.
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