ERIC Number: ED348721
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Massachusetts Middle Grade Regional Alliance Network: Improving the Middle Grades through Collaborative Professional Development.
The Massachusetts Middle Grade Regional Alliance Network, a program that provides collaborative professional-development opportunities to middle-grade educators, is summarized in this document. The goal of the regional alliance is to increase the collaboration between all institutions working with early adolescents in order to improve school success for middle-grade students. The rationale for and the purpose of middle-grade regional alliances are outlined, as well as a description of network activities, conditions for success, budgeting, organization, and state support. Appendices include a timeline for forming a regional alliance for the fiscal year 1992-93 and a list of Massachusetts Turning Points Advisory Committee recommendations. (LMI)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Quincy.