ERIC Number: ED344844
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jan
Implementation of a Model for the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Students in Teacher Education. Proceedings of the National Conference on the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Students in Teacher Education (2nd, Lexington, Kentucky, January 17-19, 1988).
Middleton, Ernest J., Ed.; And Others
The major objectives of this conference, a collaborative effort of various institutions and educational agencies in Kentucky and from around the United States, were to: (1) provide colleges of education with a model to increase their effectiveness in promoting the recruitment, retention, and certification of minorities in teacher education programs at the local, state, and national levels; (2) facilitate the application of relationships among educators, business persons, parents, and other groups to assist in improving the recruitment and retention of minority teachers; and (3) facilitate the implementation of the model(s) and materials to assist in local recruitment and retention of minority teachers. These proceedings are organized into nine sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Minority Teachers: Who Needs Them and Why? (3) The Problem Initiatives and Unanswered Questions; (4) Overview of Recruitment and Retention Models; (5) Implementation of the Model; (6) Group Sharing and Problem Solving; (7) Viewing the Model from a National Perspective; (8) Where Do We Go from Here? and (9) Summary. A list of conference participants is appended. (LL)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Models, National Norms, School Holding Power, Schools of Education, Student Recruitment, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Center for Professional Development.
Note: For other proceedings of this conference, see ED 301 535, SP 033 690-691, and SP 033 735.