ERIC Number: ED467752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Professional Development Schools: Combining School Improvement and Teacher Preparation. NEA School Restructuring Series.
Chance, Lucindia, Ed.
This book focuses on the how-to of developing Professional Development Schools (PDSs) without external funding, challenges of developing such partnerships, and benefits of PDSs to schools and universities. The nine chapters are: (1) "Creating a New Institution" (Nate Essex, Vivian Gunn Morris, Marty M. Harrison, and Fred Johnson); (2) "From Paradigm into Action" (Lucindia Chance, Deborah Riley, Lirah Sabir, and Lillian Whitney); (3) A Reflective Mentoring Model" (Dennie L. Smith); (4) "University Liaisons: Professors Who Come to Stay" (Vivian Gunn Morris, Satomi Izumi Taylor, Marty M. Harrison, and Rebecca Wasson); (5) "Roles and Responsibilities of Participants in Professional Development Schools" (Robert C. Kleinsasser, Mary Jo Bird, and Jean Marie Warne); (6) "A Consensus-Building Model for School Improvement" (Thomas Rakes, Lucindia Chance, Bonnie Cummings, Jane Trace, Nancy Harris, and Sondra Chism); (7) "Teacher Empowerment: How Does it Emerge?" (Vivian Gunn Morris, John Nunnery, Satomi Izumi Taylor, Janie Knight, and Pat Brooks); (8) The Role of Evaluation" (Mary Lee Hall, Lucindia Chance, and Tom Rakes); and (9) "Cultural Changes at the School and University" (Vivian Gunn Morris, Marty M. Harrison, Judith N. Byrd, and Dorothy Robinson). (Individual papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Mentors, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development Schools, Program Development, Program Evaluation, School Culture, Student Teacher Evaluation, Teacher Educators, Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role
NEA Professional Library, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20036. (Stock No. 2017-0-00).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.