ERIC Number: ED424208
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Teaching in the New Millennium: How We Can Prepare Today's Teachers for Tomorrow's Schools. Hearing on Examining Innovative Teacher Training Methods and to Provide Information as to How Teachers can Receive Quality Professional Development. Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate. One Hundred Fifth Congress. Second Session (Columbus, OH, June 15, 1998).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
A Senate committee met to discuss the appropriate preparation of teachers for schools of the future. Senator James M. Jeffords from Vermont presented an opening statement and discussed the need for high quality, competent teachers. Senator DeWine's opening statement discussed how education has changed over the years and what it still needs to improve. The two panels of experts and witnesses presented their opinions, experiences, and expertise on the subject of teacher education, teacher certification, and teaching. The first panel included: the President of Moyerson Academy (Larry Rowedder); the Superintendent of Toledo Public Schools (Merrill Grant); an associate professor from Central State University (Mary B. Howard); and the Former Dean of Education for Central State University (Edward Wingard). The second panel included: the 1997 National Teacher of the Year at Mayerson Academy (Sharon Draper); the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Cincinnati (Arlene Mitchell); the Assistant Superintendent and Co-Director of the Far East Regional Professional Development Center (Anna Marie Vaughn); the Professor of Education, chair-elect of the School of Education at the University of Rio Grande (Chormaine Lepley); and an Associate Professor of Chemistry at Cleveland State University (David Ball). An appendix provides the prepared statements of several individuals interested in improving education and teacher education (teachers, administrators, and university professors). (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Faculty Development, Futures (of Society), Hearings, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Certification, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Improvement
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.