ERIC Number: ED338582
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Teach for America: Program Summary 1991-92.
Teach for America, New York, NY.
Teach for America is a national teacher corps of outstanding individuals who commit 2 years to teach in urban and rural areas experiencing persistent teacher shortages. Teach for America selects corps members through an intensive application process, prepares them to enter the classroom in a preservice institute, clusters them in placement sites, and establishes local offices in these areas to arrange for ongoing support and professional development. Ongoing professional development takes the form of support groups, workshops, and university or district programs that result in certification. This program summary discusses goals, history, recruitment, selection, placement, professional development, outreach and corps member support, evaluation, and program funding. Also included is a profile of corps members. (IAH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Teach for America, New York, NY.