ERIC Number: ED244746
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
American Indian Bilingual Education Center 1979-80 Handbook.
New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Coll. of Education.
To better serve administrators, teaching staff, parents, and others active in Title VII bilingual education in a region comprised of New Mexico and parts of Arizona, Utah, and Colorado in which the principal tribes are Apache, Navajo, and Pueblo, the 1979-80 Handbook provides a complete listing and explanation of American Indian Bilingual Education Center (AIBEC) goals and objectives, a complete description of AIBEC services, and step-by-step procedures for requesting those services. The Handbook defines the AIBEC service delivery systems in terms of overall goals and objectives which involve: (1) updating programmatic needs assessment; (2) providing training, technical, and programmatic assistance coordinated with other agencies; (3) pilot testing of instructional materials; (4) maintaining and improving service area communications systems; (5) collecting and disseminating American Indian bilingual education materials via the AIBEC Materials Bank; (6) training parents; (7) assisting institutions of higher education (IHEs) in developing teacher training programs and certification standards; (8) completing comparative analysis and linguistic survey of service area languages; and (9) aiding local education agencies (LEAs) in responding to new Title VII legislation requirements. Appendices contain sample request and evaluation forms; lists of regional LEAs, IHEs, and State Education Agencies; and addresses of General Assistance Centers. (NEC)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Consultants, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Information Dissemination, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Research, Needs Assessment, Parent Education, Pilot Projects, Resource Centers, Resource Materials, Staff Development, Technical Assistance, Tribes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VII