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Jacques, Catherine – Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2013
States in the midst of implementing evaluation reforms face a common dilemma: how to ensure that all your districts are implementing quality educator evaluation systems while still providing them with the flexibility to design systems best suited to their own unique needs. One answer is to create an equivalency process (also known as an approval…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, State Standards, Program Implementation, Educational Change
Martin, Shanetta; Pittman, Karen; Ferber, Thaddeus, McMahon, Ada – Forum for Youth Investment, 2007
The guide is designed to help states and localities create or strengthen their own youth councils. It is a synthesis of theory and practice that provides a general framework for thinking about youth councils, explaining the principles for youth action and the importance of youth engagement. It also incorporates advice and lessons from people in…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Guidance Programs, Participative Decision Making, Theory Practice Relationship
Schuman, Joan E.; And Others – 1979
This handbook, one of the Massachusetts Dissemination Project's "Resources for Schools" series, is a sampling of exemplary guidance and counseling programs in Massachusetts schools. It is designed as a practical tool for guidance personnel, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel concerned about strengthening pupil personnel…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Personnel, Guidance Programs
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education. – 1970
Materials contained in this Massachusetts curriculum guide are based on concepts and procedures developed by the Highway Users Federation for Safety and Mobility. The guide examines the philosophy of driver education, discusses such legal aspects as certification of students and teachers, presents a comprehensive classroom and behind-the-wheel…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Driver Education, Instructional Materials
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Transitional Bilingual Education. – 1976
The guidelines outlined in this pamphlet were developed in cooperation with members of local parent advisory councils and school officials. The guidelines describe the rationale for parental involvement, the specific steps to be taken in organizing parent advisory councils, and the roles and responsibilities of these councils. (CLK)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students, Elementary Secondary Education
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston. Bureau of Transitional Bilingual Education. – 1976
This pamphlet outlines guidelines for the implementation of a full-time program of instruction in transitional bilingual education. The Transitional Bilingual Education Act mandates a full-time program of instruction in all those courses or subjects which a child is required by law to receive and which are required by the child's school committee.…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Administrator Guides, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Students
McClain, Thomas W.; Sockol, Richard A. – 1978
This program guide on establishing community education/work (E/W) linkages presents a variety of program options which have been tested at twelve Massachusetts E/W linkage sites. Community E/W linkages are defined as arrangements among members of the community to facilitate the transition of young people between institutional education and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Career Development, Community Involvement, Cooperative Education
Ritch, Roger W. – 1975
Part of the Project CAREER guidance component, this manual was developed to provide a resource to educators interested in establishing a center to house informative job and career materials for students. Information presented includes functions of the career resource center, minimum physical and personnel requirements, basic information materials,…
Descriptors: Career Centers, Career Education, Guidelines, Guides
Dober and Associates, Inc., Belmont, MA. – 1975
This Matrix for Planning presents an organized format for systematically recording information relevant to the formulation of long-range planning policies and decisions for the Massachusetts Community Colleges. The matrix organizes existing data into a four-fold conceptual structure: people, programs, facilities, and funding. The first category…
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, College Faculty, College Planning, Community Colleges
Bradley, Kenneth; Stanley, Robert – 1972
This guide is designed to help those in the field of Parks and Recreation who wish to develop an environmental learning program in their parks with the cooperation of the local schools. The guide reviews an environmental learning program which was developed in Forest Park, Springfield (Massachusetts), and provides guidelines which could be…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Educational Facilities, Environmental Education
Fredrickson, Ronald H., Ed.; And Others – 1973
Committees composed of representatives from major guidance organizations in Massachusetts developed guidelines for counselors to use in assisting teachers, students, administrators, and local citizens in implementing career education in the schools. The guidelines first present the rationale for career education, (defining it and distinguishing it…
Descriptors: Career Education, Counseling Theories, Educational Objectives, Guidance Objectives
Willner, Peter T.; Torres, Scottie – 1975
With the establishment of the Bureau of Institutional Schools (BIS) within the Division of Special Education, educational specialists have been appointed to represent the bureau in each of the division's six regional offices. The primary role of the BIS representative is one of assistance in the development of educational programs for children…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Personnel, Institutional Schools, Job Development