ERIC Number: ED486661
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
ASCD 1984-2004: Defining Moments, Future Prospects
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Founded in 1943, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) is an international, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that represents 160,000 educators from more than 135 countries and 66 affiliates. Its members span the entire profession of educators-superintendents, supervisors, principals, teachers, professors of education, and school board members. ASCD was initially envisioned to represent curriculum and supervision issues. Over the years, its focus has changed, and it now addresses all aspects of effective teaching and learning, such as professional development, educational leadership, and capacity building. ASCD 1984-2004: Defining Moments, Future Prospects serves as a chronicle of the past 20 years of the Association and offers a look at the next stages of its activities on behalf of educators and the students they serve. The book presents a Forward (Raymond McNulty), eight chapters including: (1) Commitment to Democratic Principles; (2) Commitment to Teaching and Learning; (3) Commitment to Diversity; (4) Leadership and Professionalism; (5) Our Evolving Community; (6) Influence; (7) Internationalization; (8) Change and Continuity, a Conclusion, Notes, References and Index. Appended are: (1) Key Events in ASCD History; (2) ASCD Presidents, 1984-2004; and (3) Review Council Report Titles and Chairs, 1984?2004.
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Curriculum Development, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Change, Nonprofit Organizations, Professional Development, Futures (of Society), Instructional Effectiveness
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), 1703 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Tel: 800-933-2723 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
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