ERIC Number: ED340687
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Achieving an Ethnically Diverse Teaching Force.
Cuellar, Evangelina Galvan, Ed.; Huling-Austin, Leslie, Ed.
This monograph represents efforts of individuals committed to promoting increased ethnic and cultural diversity in the teaching profession. it is organized into four sections. Section 1, "An Overview," is followed by the second section, "Nature and Need," which includes the chapters: "Defining an Ethnically Diverse Teaching Force" and "The Impact of an Ethnically Diverse Staff on the Quality of Education." Section 3, "Issues and Recommendations," includes the chapters: "Staffing Texas Schools with an Ethnically-Diverse Teaching Force"; "Attracting and Recruiting an Ethnically-Diverse Teaching Force"; "Preparing an Ethnically-Diverse Teaching Force"; "Inducting and Retaining an Ethnically-Diverse Teaching Force"; and "Retaining an Ethnically-Diverse Teaching Force." Section 4"Implementation," on project descriptions, includes: "Synthesis on Programs for Preparing an Ethnically-Diverse Teaching Force"; "Enhancing Cultural Diversity in the Profession: A Model for Attracting Minority Students to Teaching"; "Adjunct Class Sessions: Assisting At-risk Education Students within Course Contexts"; "An Affective Model for Recruiting Minority Teacher Candidates at the IHE Level: Building the Support Structure"; "The Development of TASP in Maintaining Ethnic Diversity at The University of Texas at El Paso"; "Jumping Hurdles: Attracting and Retaining Quality Candidates in Teacher Education"; "The Teacher Conservation Project: First-Year Teachers-Everybody's Business"; and "An Analysis of Support Teacher Intervention in a First-Year Teacher Induction Project." (LL)
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Diversity (Institutional), Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Relations, Higher Education, Minority Group Teachers, Multicultural Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment, Teaching (Occupation)
Publications Distributions Office, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 7870l-1494 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title II