ERIC Number: ED424199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment. 1997-98 Annual Report.
South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment, Rock Hill.
The purpose of the South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment (SCCTR) is to provide leadership in identifying, attracting, placing, and retaining well-qualified individuals for the teaching profession in South Carolina. In doing so, SCCTR strives to respond to changing needs for teachers from underrepresented populations, in critical subject fields, and in underserved geographical areas in South Carolina. This report focuses on: the SCCTR's top 10 accomplishments for 1997-98; accomplishments over the years; an overview of the SCCTR; minority recruitment; the ProTeam middle school program (which offers a course designed to interest middle school students in the education profession); the Crossroads Summer Institute (a week-long summer institute for rising black male high school freshmen); the Summer Teaching Careers Institute (a week-long program for rising high school seniors who have expressed interest in teaching); the Teacher Cadet Program (a teacher recruitment strategy that provides high school students with insight into the nature and problems of teaching); the Teacher Job Bank (a statewide education job placement service); the South Carolina Expo for Teacher Recruitment; the SCCTR teacher forum (meetings and activities to recognize and involve state and district teachers of the year, to enhance the image of teaching, and to develop leadership); the Teacher in Residence Program; and evaluation of the SCCTR every 3 years. (SM)
Descriptors: Black Students, Career Choice, Career Exploration, Elementary Secondary Education, Job Placement, Middle Schools, Minority Group Teachers, Summer Programs, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Shortage, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teachers, Teaching (Occupation)
South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment, Ward House, Rock Hill, SC 29733.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment, Rock Hill.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina