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Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is the first book to offer the theoretical background, practical knowledge, and training strategies needed to achieve multicultural competence. Focusing on a wide range of professional settings, editors Donald B. Pope-Davis, Hardin L.K. Coleman, William Ming Liu, and Rebecca L. Toporek provide a compendium of the latest research related to multicultural competency and the hands-on framework to develop specialized multicultural practices. An indispensable resource for psychologists, social workers, school counselors, and teachers, Handbook of Multicultural Competencies in Counseling and Psychology is also an ideal supplementary text for students in counseling and clinical practice courses.

Chapter 13: Assessing Teacher Multicultural Competence: Self-Report Instruments, Observer Report Evaluations, and a Portfolio Assessment

Assessing Teacher Multicultural Competence: Self-Report Instruments, Observer Report Evaluations, and a Portfolio Assessment
Assessing teacher multicultural competence: Self-report instruments, observer report evaluations, and a portfolio assessment
Joseph G.PonterottoJaclynMendelsohnLonetteBelizaireFordham University at Lincoln Center

As the demography of the United States continues to shift rapidly, and as multicultural issues continue to form an essential component of the teacher education mission, there will be an increasing need to develop and test tools to assess the multicultural competence of teachers at all educational levels. Despite a burgeoning general literature in multicultural education over the past decade, there is surprisingly little attention in this literature devoted to accountability in preparing and evaluating teachers for service in an increasingly culturally diverse society. Therefore, it is timely at this point to review the status ...

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