ERIC Number: ED366596
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
A Teacher's Guide to the U.S. Department of Education.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This resource guide is intended to familiarize teachers with the U.S. Department of Education's support programs, services, and publications. Organized into five sections, the guide begins with brief descriptions of the Department's major offices and their responsibilities. The next section explains both formula and discretionary grants, briefly describes Department programs relevant to teachers, and includes the names and telephone numbers of the following managing offices: Elementary and Secondary Education, Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, Postsecondary Education, Vocational and Adult Education, Educational Research and Improvement, and Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs. Section three describes services and resources to advance research, information, and communication about education issues. The fourth section lists education clearinghouses that provide information on materials, programs, research, and other resources helpful to educators. The final section lists free Department of Education publications along with ordering information. An evaluation sheet for this guide is included. By centralizing and compiling this information about services to teachers, the Department hopes to increase teachers' access to educational resources available throughout the country. (LL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.