ERIC Number: ED404310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-May
Reference Count: N/A
Promoting Quality in Teaching through Diversity. A Report on the North Carolina Public Policy Forum. An Event of the North Carolina Consortium To Increase the Quality and Supply of Minority Teachers (May 30-31, 1996).
Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
This conference report includes summaries of the following presentations: (1) "Overview and Opening Remarks" (Elridge W. McMillen); (2) Luncheon Address: "Diversity Equals Quality" (Joseph Vaughan); (3) "Overview of North Carolina Consortium Projects" (Nathaniel Jackson); (4) Session 1: "Academic Enhancement for Teacher Ed Students" (Zoe Locklear and Saundra Shorter); (5) Session 2: "From Paraprofessional to Teacher" (Barbara Johnson, Barbara Perry-Sheldon, Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran, and Lelia Vickers); (6) Dinner Address: "Lessons from the Past for Diversity in the Future" (Barbara R. Hatton); (7) Session 3: "The Private Sector Response to Diversity" (Thomas W. Lambeth and Joseph Aguerrebere); (8) Session 4: "Program Impact" (Martha Ann Evans, Perez Gatling, Connie F. Locklear, Edna Sigers, and Jessie Williams; (9) Session 5: "Research Issues Related to Teacher Diversity" (Mary Dilworth); (10) Session 6: "Alternative Assessment of Teacher Performance" (Ruby Burgess, Donna I. Smith, and Ione Perry); (11) Session 7: "Report of Working Groups"; and (12) Concluding Comments: "The Need for Collaboration" (Richard Thompson). "The Role of Institutions of Higher Education and State Governments in Promoting Quality and Diversity in the Teacher Workforce" (Barbara R. Hatton), a seven-item list of resources cited in presentations, and a list of forum participants complete the document. (ND)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Minority Group Teachers, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Private Sector, Summer Programs, Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Supply and Demand
Southern Educational Foundation, 135 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Second Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-2503.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina