ERIC Number: ED411222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Making Professional Development Schools Work: Politics, Practice, and Policy. The Series on School Reform.
Levine, Marsha, Ed.; Trachtman, Roberta, Ed.
The 11 chapters in this book are organized into 3 parts. "Part 1: Making Changes at the Core" contains five chapters: (1) "Learning To Teach in Professional Development Schools" (Kenneth Zeichner and Maurine Miller); (2) "'Making It Happen': Creating a Subculture of Mentoring in a Professional Development School" (Kathy Beasley, Deborah Corbin, Sharon Feiman-Nemser, and Carole Shank); (3) "How the Emergence of Teacher Leadership Helped Build a Professional Development School" (Katherine Boles and Vivian Troen); (4) "Reinventing Leadership in Professional Development Schools" (Roberta Trachtman and Marsha Levine); and (5) "The Idea of the University in an Age of School Reform: The Shaping Force of Professional Development Schools" (Nona Lyons, Beth Stroble, and John Fischetti)."Part 2: Building Professional Development Schools in the Context of Education Reform" contains three chapters: (6) "The Organization and Governance of Professional Development Schools" (Lee Teitel); (7) "Professional Development Schools: Their Costs and Financing" (Richard W. Clark and Margaret L. Plecki); and (8) "Worthy of the Name: Standards for Professional Development Schools" (Gary Sykes). "Part 3: Stories from the Field" begins with an introduction, "The Stories of Insiders" by Roberta Trachtman, and continues with three chapters: (9) "The Thomas Paine Professional Development School" (Jean A. King); (10) "The Thomas Jefferson Professional Development School" (Rita Lancy); and (11) "The Oak Street Professional Development School" (John Snyder and Frances Goldman). (Chapters contain references.) (JLS)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, Higher Education, Instructional Leadership, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development Schools, Standards, Teacher Education Programs
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (hardback: ISBN-0-8077-3634-1; paperback: ISBN-0-8077-3633-3).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
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