ERIC Number: ED484075
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jul
Public Schools: Support Personnel, 2003-04.
Wenger, Cheryl L., Comp.
Pennsylvania State Department of Education
This listing contains numerical/statistical data on support personnel in Pennsylvania for 2003-04 as reported by school districts, intermediate units, area vocational-technical schools, charter schools, and consortium-operated alternative high schools that employ staff (e.g., Washington County Alternative School). Support personnel are grouped into five different position categories and racial/ethnic categories: (1) Instructional Aides-- Staff members assigned to assist a teacher in activities requiring minor decisions regarding students and in such activities as monitoring, conducting rote exercises, operating equipment and clerking. Includes only paid staff and excludes volunteer aides; (2) School Administrative Support Staff--Those whose activities are concerned with support of the teaching and administrative duties of the office of the principal or department chairpersons, including clerical staff and secretaries; (3) Library/ Media Support Staff--Staff members who render other library or media services, such as preparing, caring for, and making available to members of the instructional staff the equipment, films, filmstrips, transparencies, tapes, TV programs and similar materials (whether maintained separately or as part of an instructional materials center); (4) Local Education Administration (LEA) Administrative Support Staff--Staff members who provide direct support to local education agency (LEA) administrators, including secretarial and other clerical staff; and (5) All Other Support Staff--All staff members not reported in other categories, such as data processing, health, plant and equipment maintenance, bus drivers, security and food service workers.
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.