ERIC Number: ED375656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
New England Multifunctional Resource Center for Language and Culture in Education, Brown University. Annual Performance Report.
Massachusetts Univ., Boston. New England Multifunctional Resource Center for Language and Culture in Education.
This report describes the activities and accomplishments of the New England Multifunctional Resource Center (MRC) during the second year of its current contract with the United States Department of Education. The mission of the MRC is to provide training and technical assistance to educators and parents of limited English proficient (LEP) students, with the ultimate goal of increasing the effectiveness of elementary and secondary school instruction so as to maximize LEP student learning and achievement. During the 1993-94 academic year over 2,700 separate training activities were provided to bilingual, ESL, and mainstream teachers as well as to parents and community members. These training activities included workshops, consultations, and symposia. The MRC also co-sponsored numerous conferences, institutes, professional development seminars, and regional workshops with other educational organizations. (MDM)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Limited English Speaking, Parent Education, Parent Participation, Professional Development, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Effectiveness, Resource Centers, Second Language Programs, Teacher Workshops, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Boston. New England Multifunctional Resource Center for Language and Culture in Education.