ERIC Number: ED464907
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Flexibility for Quality Programs and Innovative Ideas for High Quality Teachers. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning of the Committee on Education and the Workforce. House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixth Congress, First Session (Washington, DC, May 5, 1999).
New Jersey Library Association.
This hearing focused on issues related to teacher quality. It examined the role of the federal government in providing funds for professional development and looked at the largest federal program dedicated to this area, the Eisenhower Professional Development Program. After opening statements by Chairman Howard P. McKeon and Ranking Member Matthew Martinez, both of the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Lifelong Learning, Committee on Education and the Workforce, the hearing included statements from: Marnie S. Shaul, Associate Director, Education and Employment Issues, General Accounting Office, Washington, DC; Beatrice F. Birman, Director, National Evaluation of the Eisenhower Professional Development Program, American Institutes for Research, Washington, DC; David A. Bauman, Director, Capital Area Math/Science Alliance, Summerdale, PA; Colleen Seremet, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, Board of Education of Dorchester County, Cambridge, MD; and Louisa Moats, Project Director, NICHD, University of Texas at Houston, Early Interventions Project, Washington. DC. The written opening statement and written testimonies are appended. (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Government Role, Hearings, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Improvement, Teaching Skills
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Mail Stop: SSOP, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey Library Association.