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ERIC Number: ED453927
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Pages: 18
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HOT Program: A Success Story of Community Support for Education.
Chan, Tak Cheung; Martin, Karen
This paper describes the Helping Our Teachers (HOT) Program, a community volunteer program started in the fall of 2000 at Julia P. Bryant Elementary School in Statesboro, Georgia. The purpose of the program is to formally organize all parent volunteers to help teachers and staff with school-related activities previously shouldered by paraprofessionals. The paper describes: (1) the background of parent volunteers; (2) organization of the HOT Program; (3) how the HOT Program works; (4) the program's special features; (5) the program's achievement; (6) factors contributing to its success; and (7) the value of the HOT Program. The paper concludes with a discussion of several lessons learned from program implementation. (Contains 29 references.) (EV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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