ERIC Number: ED420638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
The Minority Voice in Educational Reform: An Analysis by Minority and Women College of Education Deans.
Castenell, Louis A., Ed.; Tarule, Jill M., Ed.
This collection of papers examines the issue of minority and female deans in colleges of education, offering the current thinking by a group of minority and female deans of education. Part 1, "Changing Leadership: Tensions within Academic and Social Roles," presents the first four chapters: (1) "Surviving the Middle Passage: The Absent Legacy of African American Women Education Deans?" (Beverly Lindsay); (2) "The Contemporary Challenge: Family and Work Issues for Women in Higher Education" (Nancy Hensel); (3) "Recharting the Paths of Women and Minority Leaders: A Journey of Consequence" (Jane Stallings); and (4) "Deaning at a Historically Black Institution: Challenges, Opportunities, and Promise" (Portia H. Shields). Part 2, "Changing Schools: Issues of Power, Conflict, Race, and Gender," offers the last five chapters: (5) "A Profession at Risk: Changing the Image and Substance of Teacher Education" (Fannie Wiley Preston); (6) "Site-Based Management and Teacher Empowerment in Educational Reform: Can the Power be Shifted?" (Marilyn J. Haring); (7) "Academics and Cultural Excellence for African American Students: Imperatives for Public Education" (Hugh J. Scott); (8) "Developing a Multicultural Focus in Teacher Education: One Department's Story" (Barbara J. Shade); and (9) "Restructuring American Schools: A Perspective on Testing and Assessment" (Trevor E. Sewell and Constance V. Hines). (All papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Academic Deans, Administrators, Alternative Assessment, Black Colleges, Black Students, Blacks, College Administration, Diversity (Student), Educational Change, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Evaluation Methods, Excellence in Education, Females, Feminism, Higher Education, Leadership, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Public Education, Racial Discrimination, School Based Management, Schools of Education, Sex Discrimination, Student Evaluation, Teacher Empowerment, Women Faculty
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