ERIC Number: ED410224
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Teacher Education Policy in the States; A 50-State Survey of Legislative and Administrative Actions.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
This, the 15th and final survey, updates information from prior surveys on: (1) entrance requirements for teacher education programs; (2) requirements for regular licensure, including standards for an initial or advanced teaching credential; (3) professional development, covering state-sponsored or mandated programs and plans for those persons already holding initial licensure; (4) requirements for emergency credentials when there is a shortage of qualified personnel; (5) requirements for licensure with alternative preparation, focusing on licensure of nontraditional students; (6) standards boards, covering any official entity that may recommend or establish standards for program approval and the issuance of licenses; (7) state-sponsored programs designed to recruit minority students into teacher education programs; (8) teacher education review and study, delineating government actions to prepare and implement policies to change the teacher preparation system; and (9) state-sponsored programs and legislation concerning violence in classrooms and on school grounds. (ND)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Alternative Teacher Certification, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Experience Programs, Higher Education, Minority Group Teachers, National Surveys, Preschool Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Schools of Education, State Legislation, State Licensing Boards, State Programs, State Standards, Student Teaching, Teacher Recruitment, Violence
AACTE Publications, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036-1186 ($20 for AACTE representatives, $25 for nonmembers, plus $5 for shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: United States