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ERIC Number: ED404310
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-May
Pages: 31
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Southern Educational Foundation, 135 Auburn Avenue, N.E., Second Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-2503.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina