ERIC Number: ED414250
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Partnerships in Education. Preparing Teachers for the Twenty-First Century.
Reyhner, Jon, Ed.
This book offers a selection of 14 conference papers that present a variety of innovative partnerships for the preparation of teachers and school administrators. Part 1, "Teacher Preparation Partnerships," presents 4 papers: (1) "Ten Years of the Hawaii School/University Partnership" (J.P. Dolly, P.A. Whitesell, and A.P. Port); (2) "The Colton Cluster Project: A Pre- and In-service Teacher Development Program" (K.Z. Weed, R.A. Norton, and N. Norton); (3) "Preparing Teachers for Classrooms of Tomorrow" (B.J. Conaway, P.T. Sharp, and S.A. Schafer); and (4) "Teacher Fellows Program" (V. Resta). Part 2, "Partnerships in Science and Technology," includes 3 papers: (5) "Contexts of Technology Partnerships: Professional Development and Change" (C. Gunn); (6) "Project SIMULATE: Technology Staff Development for Inservice and Preservice Elementary Teachers" (J. Cleland, R. Buss, R. Zambo, K. Wetzel, and P. Rillero); and (7) "The Science Daze Partnership" (E. R. Offutt). Part 3, "Taking University Classrooms into the Schools," features 3 papers: (8) "Praxis--Translating Theory into Practice in a School-Based Teacher Education Program" (C. Fuhler and M. Sandhu); (9) "The Praxis Partnership: Reflections on a Field-based Program (C.J. Fuhler and L. K. Carey); and (10) "Bridging World Views: Professional Development for Faculty in a Site-Based Teacher Education Partnership (S. Markel). Part 4, "Other Partnerships in Education," includes 4 papers: (11) "The Denver Schools' Leadership Academy" (S. Ford, M. Martin, R. Muth, and E. Steinbrecher); (12) "Connecting with Schools for Improved Teacher Education" (M. H. Mosley); (13) "The Rural Multicultural Training Collaborative: A University-Local School Partnership" (P. J. Peterson and L.B.W. Montfort); and (14) "Challenges Involved in Creating and Maintaining a School/University Partnership" (J.C. Kern and K. Mason). A contributor list is included. (Most papers contain references). (SM)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Field Experience Programs, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Leadership Training, Multicultural Education, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Rural Schools, Student Teaching, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Improvement, Teachers
Educational Services, Center for Excellence in Education, P.O. Box 5774, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5774.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Excellence in Education.
Note: Collection of papers presented at Northern Arizona University's Center for Excellence in Education Conference "Connecting with Schools: The Rewards and Challenges of School Partnerships" (Flagstaff, AZ, October 15-17, 1997).