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ERIC Number: ED207958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
Field Agentry in Teacher Centers. (The concept of the agricultural extension agent applied to teacher centering in the United States).
Boston, Bedford D., Ed.; Kingsford, Steve, Ed.
The directors of 12 teacher centers describe their experiences as field agents, in multifaceted roles such as catalysts, solution-givers, facilitators, resource linkers, coordinators, or trainers. Ways that the teacher centers have offered help to schools and to teachers are outlined. The directors believe that change is made first on an individual level, and last on an institutional basis. Included are reports from: (1) Bethel-Eugene-Springfield Teacher Center (Eugene, Oregon); (2) Franklin County Teacher Center (Columbus, Ohio); (3) Northwest Mississippi Teacher Center (Senatobia); (4) Pittsburgh Area Center for Teachers (Pennsylvania); (5) Project RISE (Regional In-Service Education), (Clochester, Connecticut); (6) School Resource Network (Ventura, California); (7) Southeast Idaho Teacher Center Consortium (Twin Falls); (8) Southern New Jersey Regional Teacher Center (Glassboro); (9) Southern Piedmont Educational Consortium Teacher Center (Albemarle, North Carolina); (10) TRIAD Teacher Center (West Lafayette, Indiana); (11) Washington West Resource Center (Waitsfield, Vermont); and (12) Wood County Area Teacher Center (Bowling Green, Ohio). (FG)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southeast Idaho Teacher Center Consortium, Twin Falls.
Note: Paper presented at the National Teacher Centers Conference (Washington, DC, June 24-27, 1981).