ERIC Number: ED215966
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Look to the Center. Conference Proceedings of the National Teacher Center Directors Conference (4th, February 10-12, 1982, Washington, DC).
Weiler, Patricia J., Ed.; And Others
The fourth annual National Teacher Center Directors Conference, the proceedings of which are reported in this document, called for discussion on: (1) institutionalizing teacher-centered inservice education; (2) expanding the support base for teacher centers; (3) synthesizing the teacher center experience; (4) linking teacher center products with national dissemination systems; (5) improving staff development programs; (6) state leadership roles in inservice education; (7) implications of educational trends for teacher centers; and (8) how key constituent groups view teacher centers. Speakers at the conference's five general sessions, which are reported on in this document, represented the U.S. Department of Education, National Education Association, American Federation of Teachers, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, National School Boards Association, Oxford Public Schools (Massachusetts), Albuquerque Public Schools (New Mexico), Hernando County Schools (Florida), and Western Nebraska Rural Teacher Center. Overviews of 14 workshop sessions present brief summaries of discussions on topics including teacher centers, collaborative research, professional development, networking, urban and rural education, parent and teacher cooperation, and education for the handicapped. (JD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Teacher Center Resource Exchange.