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ERIC Number: ED519399
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jan
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
The CAST Initiative in Guam: A Model of Effective Teachers Teaching Teachers
Zuercher, Deborah K.; Kessler, Cristy; Yoshioka, Jon
Online Submission, US-China Education Review v8 n1 p1-13 Jan 2011
The CAST (content area specialized training) model of professional development enables sustainable teacher leadership and is responsive to the need for culturally relevant educational practices. The purpose of this paper is to share the background, methods, findings and recommendations of a case study on the CAST initiative in Guam. The case study is worth a look given that 100% of the participants in the CAST initiative indicated that they were satisfied with the CAST model of professional development. The CAST Participant Survey is appended. (Contains 6 tables and 4 figures.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Guam
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: No Child Left Behind Act 2001