ERIC Number: ED463252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan-1
Reference Count: N/A
Patterns of Excellence: Promoting Quality in Teaching through Diversity.
Jackson Nathaniel, Ed.; Bolden, Wiley S., Ed.; Fenwick, Leslie T., Ed.
This collection of papers describes pre-collegiate and collegiate programs that are models for successful minority teacher recruitment and preparation. The papers include: "Correcting the Minority Teacher Shortage: Framing the Issue, Meeting the Challenge" (Elaine P. Witty); "Response of the Southern Education Foundation to the Minority Teacher Shortage in the South" (Nathaniel Jackson and Wiley S. Bolden); "Recruiting and Retaining Minorities in Teacher Education: Implementing the Value-Added Approach" (Saundra N. Shorter and Zoe W. Locklear); "Measures of Persistence and Success: A Profile of Paraeducators, Attributes and Behaviors that Supported Completion of Teacher Licensure in the North Carolina Consortium" (Eileen Wilson-Oyelaran, Barbara L. Johnson, Barbara Perry-Sheldon, and Leila Vickers); "The Summer Scholars Program: Historically Black Colleges/Universities and Leading Graduate Schools of Education Collaborating to Increase the Quality and Supply of African American Teachers" (A. Lin Goodwin); "Building the Minority Teacher Pipeline: The Grambling State University Experience with Precollegiate Programming in the Louisiana Consortium" (Mary Davis Minter and Deborah Gilliam); and "Where Do We Go from Here: Diversity in Teaching and School Leadership" (Leslie T. Fenwick). (SM)
Descriptors: Alternative Teacher Certification, Black Colleges, Black Teachers, College Bound Students, Diversity (Faculty), Educational Quality, Excellence in Education, High School Students, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Shortage
Southern Education Foundation, 135 Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303. Tel: 404-523-0001; Web site: http://www.sefatl.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.; Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.; Rockefeller Bros. Fund, New York, NY.; Annenberg Foundation, St. Davids, PA.; BellSouth Foundation, Inc. Atlanta, GA.
Authoring Institution: Southern Education Foundation, Atlanta, GA.