Support Systems for Successful Collaboration: What Will it Take? The State Department Perspective

April 1988
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr1988, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p254
Academic Journal
This article describes the support structures for collaborative projects between teacher education and staff development from state education agencies, ongoing successful programs, problems encountered in collaborative efforts, and suggestions for avoiding difficulties. State education agencies can support collaborative approaches to teacher education and staff development by adopting policies and providing leadership, funding, and technical assistance for collaborative models. The state agency should support a style of collaboration that is open, inclusive, and enables change.


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