ERIC Number: ED491838
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Educators on the Frontline: Advocacy Strategies for Your Classroom, Your School, and Your Profession
Lewis, Jill; Jongsma, Kathleen Stumpf; Berger, Allen
International Reading Association (NJ3)
Learn how to become an effective champion for important education issues. This resource provides an in-depth look at the role of education advocates, a wide range of advocacy strategies, and real-life stories to inspire your efforts. The reader will find many tools to motivate and inform activities, such as reflection questions, an advocacy self-assessment, lists of resources, and examples of advocacy materials. This book contains the following eight chapters: (1) A Close Look at Education Advocates: What They Do and Why They Do It; (2) Deciding to Advocate; (3) Becoming an Informed Education Advocate; (4) Developing a Clear Advocacy Plan; (5) Print-Based Advocacy Strategies; (6) Multimedia and In-Person Advocacy Strategies; (7) An Advocacy Tale of Success; and (8) Evaluating Your Work as an Education Advocate. The following are appended: (1) Advocacy-Related Publications and Sample Testimony; (2) Additional Online Resources; and (3) Resources for Grant Writing and Funding Information. An index is included.
Descriptors: Advocacy, Grants, Educational Finance, Teacher Role, Social Action, Success, Change Strategies
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