ERIC Number: ED363610
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Leadership, Responsibility, and Innovation in the Education Decade. Seventeenth Report of the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, 1989-1991.
California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento.
This publication reports on significant steps taken by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing from July 1989 through June 1991 to address policy issues and challenges facing the State of California. The following aspects of the Commission's activities are described: establishment of the Commission's mission, goals and objectives; legislative and reform initiatives in 1989 and 1990; the California New Teacher Project; standards for preparation of professional educators; elementary school subject matter standards; middle grades programs; professional growth and service requirements; enrollments in preparation programs; paraprofessional programs; university-based internship programs; approved preparation programs at California universities and colleges; alternative routes to certification; advisory panels assisting the Commission; teacher education program evaluation; preparation and certification of school administrators; streamlining the credentialing system; a special education study; meeting the needs of diverse students; teacher assignment information; improvement of examinations in credentialing; maintanence of standards of professional conduct; automation in the licensing division; and Commission revenues and expenditures. A selected list of recent publications of the Commission is included. (LL)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Administrators, Alternative Teacher Certification, Beginning Teacher Induction, Credentials, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Evaluation, School Personnel, Special Education, State Legislation, State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Placement
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California