ERIC Number: ED344846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Recruitment and Retention of Minority Students in Teacher Education: Programs That Work. Proceedings of the National Conference on the Recruitment and Retention of Minority Students in Teacher Education (4th, Lexington, Kentucky, January 15-17, 1990). 1990).
Middleton, Ernest J., Ed.; And Others
These conference proceedings provide an introduction to strategies and models for the recruitment and retention of minority teachers. Many of the programs described in this document demonstrate networking and partnerships, with team building between local school districts, state and local associations, universities, and community groups to enhance minority enrollment in education. The conference emphasized sharing of successful strategies and models stressing collaboration and linkages among various constituent groups in education. Following an Introduction, papers are presented in seven sections: (1) "Minorities in Education A National Imperative" (Keynote Address) (Haynes); (2) "Minority Teachers: Who Needs Them and Why?" (Oglesby); (3) "Successful Strategies in Schools and School Districts" (Slack et al.); (4) "The Importance of Minority Participation in Effective Educational Reform" (Robinson); (5) "Strategies for Recuriting and Retaining Minorities for Teacher Education Programs" (Bybee et al.); (6) "More Strategies for Minority Recruitment and Retention" (Mathews et al.); and (7) "Where Are We Now? Where Should We Go from Here?" (Alston, Mason). (LL)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Patterns, Higher Education, Intercultural Programs, Linking Agents, Minority Group Teachers, Minority Groups, Models, Participative Decision Making, Program Effectiveness, School Districts, School Holding Power, Student Recruitment, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Recruitment
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Center for Professional Development.