ERIC Number: ED443778
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Taking the Next Bold Step to America's Future: A National Conference on Teacher Quality (Washington, D.C., January 9-10, 2000).
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This report presents proceedings from a conference on teacher quality held in Washington, DC in January 2000. Sessions focused on recruitment; teacher preparation; beginning teacher support; college-school partnerships; minority group teachers; Hispanic and language minority teachers; preparing teachers at the community college level; curricular partnerships to foster quality teaching; infusing educational technology into teacher education; integrated curriculum; open universities; nontraditional teacher education; restructuring and assessment for quality teacher preparation; extended teacher education programs; improving preservice teacher education; preparing teachers while supporting secondary student achievement in urban schools; contextual teaching and learning; mentoring new teachers; peer assistance and review programs; urban college-school partnerships; teacher residency programs; problem-based learning; and clinical teaching programs. Descriptions of each session are provided. Exemplary practices from organizations nationwide are included, offering descriptions of the exemplary practices, information on the partners involved, and names of contact people. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Diversity (Faculty), Educational Change, Educational Quality, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Excellence in Education, Extended Teacher Education Programs, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Integrated Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Minorities, Mentors, Minority Groups, Nontraditional Education, Open Universities, Partnerships in Education, Peer Evaluation, Preservice Teacher Education, Problem Based Learning, Teacher Certification, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Recruitment, Teachers, Teaching Skills, Urban Schools
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.