ERIC Number: ED435594
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
University and Community College System of Nevada Report on Teacher Education in Nevada. Prepared for the 70th Nevada Legislature (in Accordance with SCR 46, 1997 Session).
Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.
This report examines population trends in Nevada and the current and projected capacity of University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) institutions to graduate teachers. After an executive summary and introduction, the first section discusses "Supply and Demand for Teachers in Nevada: The Future," which includes "Current Workforce Information,""Projected Rate of Growth in Teaching Positions," and "Projected Rates of Completion of UCCSN Teacher Education Programs." The second section focuses on "Strategies for Meeting Nevada's Needs," discussing "Teacher Education Curriculum." The third section, "Professional Development for Teachers," examines "Future Directions." After the conclusion and summary, the report presents five appendixes: "Nevada Collaborative for Academic Success,""Regents Initiative on Teachers for Clark County,""Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategies,""Participants in the K-16 Collaborative and Teacher Education Study," and "Comments from University Faculty and National Leaders on the UCCSN Workshop Aligning K-12 Academic Standards and Preservice Teacher Education." (Contains 16 tables and 9 figures.) (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada Univ. and Community Coll. System, Reno. Office of the Chancellor.