ERIC Number: ED401225
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Forty Years after Brown: The Impact of Race and Ethnicity on the Recruitment and Retention of Minorities in Education. Proceedings of the National Conference on Recruitment and Retention of Minorities in Education (9th, Oswego, NY, April 9-11, 1995).
Middleton, E., Ed.; And Others
The proceedings identify, clarify, and address the problems of the post-Brown era from a variety of perspectives. The first two papers are: The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Banquet Keynote Speech (L. J. Bennett) and the Luncheon Session, "Integrating the Recruitment Preparation and Retention Strategies of Persons of Color in Teaching" (J. Vaughn). Following these two presentations, 15 papers are included: (1) "Strategies for Encouraging Minority High School Students To Consider Teaching Careers: A Panel Presentation by the Consortium for Minorities in Teaching Careers" (J. Braun, and others); (2) "The Historically Black College, Ecological Psychology, and Higher Education's Changing Environment: Reconceptualizing African American Student Retention" (M. C. Brown and R. W. Graham); (3) "Career Intervention To Prepare African American Students for the College Application Process" (V. Cotton); (4) "Perceptions of the College Experience: African American Students on a Predominantly White Campus" (R. D. Davis); (5) "Mentoring across Culture in Teacher Education: A Cross-Cultural Perspective for Retaining Minority Students in Teacher Education" (G. A. Doston); (6) "A Synopsis of the African American Student Medical College Mentorship Program Model" (L. Flannagan and S. Price); (7) "Recruitment of Minorities in Adult Education: Strategies for a Changing World" (K. Matin); (8) "Minority Involvement in the Teaching Profession in South Georgia" (B. R. McClain); (9) "'Apoyando': Encouraging Latinos To Enter the Teaching Profession" (B. Perez); (10) "Voice of African-American Male Administrators at Predominantly White Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education" (C. Pickron and J. Rasool); (11) "Nurturing a Long-Distance Relationship: SUNY Oswego and Urban Education" (P. Russo and J. Smith); (12) "On Improving the Retention Rate of African American Law Students: The Experiment and Experience at Duquesne University School of Law" (K. Saunders); (13) "The Negative Effects of Homogenization in Admission Requirements: Recognizing and Validating Difference" (B. A. Sylvia); (14) "Retention of Minority Teachers: The Lehamn College Family Model" (V. M. Washington and E. Weitz); (15) "Alienation and Isolation vs. Retention" (C. Y. Young). Abstracts of eight additional papers are appended. Many papers contain references. (ND)
Descriptors: Black Teachers, Career Choice, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Ethnicity, Higher Education, Minority Group Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Racial Factors, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment
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