ERIC Number: ED471016
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Catholic Teacher Recruitment and Formation. Conversations in Excellence, 2001.
Cimino, Carol, Ed.; Haney, Regina M., Ed.; O'Keefe, Joseph M., Ed.
This collection of papers highlights worthy Catholic education programs for replication. "About SPICE" (Carol Cimino, Regina Haney, and Joseph O'Keefe), describes the work of Selected Programs for Improving Catholic Education, noting its recent emphasis on recruitment and retention. "Model Programs" (Carol Cimino), describes the 13 programs chosen for their creative approach to the recent focus on teacher recruitment, formation and retention. "Building on a Rock: A Spiritual Foundation for Catholic Education" (Thomas Groome), describes the elements that are truly transformative for teachers and students. "The Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation: Pioneering in Cyberspace" (Angela Ann Zukowski), posits a virtual learning community for faith formation via technology."Sadlier's CyberFaith" (Carolyn Cerveny), explains how CyberFaith can help people grow in their faith development by offering a variety of online resources and activities. "Teacher Formation, Minority Recruitment and Retention" (Janice Jackson), affirms human dignity as the emancipative function of education, stressing the importance of mentors for teacher retention and addressing the challenge of recruiting people of color to Catholic education. "The Impact of Federal Programs on Catholic School Teacher Recruitment and Retention" (Dale McDonald), addresses the issue of funding for teacher recruitment and development. "Research on Teacher Recruitment and Retention" (Joseph O'Keefe), outlines current research. (Papers contain references.) (SM)
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Diversity (Faculty), Educational Finance, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Federal Aid, Minority Group Teachers, Teacher Persistence, Teacher Recruitment
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Catholic Educational Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Title page title is "Catholic Teacher Recruitment and Retention.""A Component of SPICE: Selected Programs for Improving Catholic Education, a national diffusion network for Catholic schools."