ERIC Number: ED288360
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Suggested Procedures for Meeting Needs of Limited English Proficient Students. Teacher Training.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Fourth in a series of state publications providing suggestions to school districts for serving limited-English-proficient (LEP) students, the handbook on teacher training outlines the characteristics necessary for mainstream, English as a second language (ESL), or bilingual program teachers of LEP students, in-service and preservice training requirements for this group, and design considerations for school district training programs. Substantial appended materials include: notes on the knowledge, abilities, and attitudes necessary in these teachers; National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification supplemental standards for teachers of LEP students; a comparison of bilingual/bicultural, ESL, foreign language, and mainstream teacher education standards; a sampling of common research themes across disciplines; a Lancaster (Pennsylvania) school district workshop schedule; suggestions for in-service training program planning; and a list of additional resources. (MSE)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Bilingual Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Inservice Teacher Education, Limited English Speaking, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Design, Second Languages, State Standards, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications
Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market St., Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Note: Some pages contain small, light type. For related documents, see FL 016 999 and FL 017 020-021.