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ERIC Number: ED001031
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 35
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A WORK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT PROGRAM. A GUIDE.
CHAFFEE, EVERETT; KELLY, ROBERT E.
THIS GUIDE CONTAINS THE BASIC PRINCIPLES, GENERAL POLICIES, EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES, AND MINIMAL STANDARDS OF THE WORK EXPERIENCE EDUCATION COURSE AND EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT PROGRAMS IN LOS ANGELES. THIS PROGRAM ENABLES STUDENTS TO HAVE A PART-TIME JOB SUPERVISED AND COORDINATED BY THE SCHOOL AND GIVEN COURSE CREDIT. IT EDUCATES THE STUDENT IN WORK HABITS AND HELPS DEVELOP HIS VOCATIONAL AIMS. IT PROVIDES A PRACTICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CLASSROOM LEARNING AND JOB REQUIREMENTS. IT GENERATES FEELINGS OF ACHIEVEMENT AND ENCOURAGES COMPLETION OF SCHOOL. THE PROGRAM IS INITIATED BY THE SCHOOL. STUDENT WORKERS ARE SUPERVISED AND THE RESULTING INFORMATION IS COORDINATED WITH IN-SCHOOL INSTRUCTION. CREDIT IS GIVEN ONLY WHEN STUDENTS' WORK IS UP TO ADULT EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS. KINDS OF EMPLOYMENT AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS FOR CREDIT ARE EXPLAINED. THE IMPORTANCE OF THE HIGH SCHOOL EMPLOYMENT OFFICE IS EMPHASIZED, AND STANDARDS FOR EMPLOYMENT PLACEMENT ARE LISTED. THE AREA WORK EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR IS A LIASON BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOLS AND EMPLOYERS. HE PROMOTES UNDERSTANDING ON BOTH SIDES AND SEEKS FURTHER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES. THIS GUIDE ALSO CONTAINS DUTY STATEMENTS OF THE SUPERVISOR OF THE WORK EXPERIENCE SECTION, THE AREA WORK-EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR, THE HIGH SCHOOL WORK EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR, AND THE PLACEMENT INTERVIEWER. A BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTAINS REFERENCES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS.
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Authoring Institution: Los Angeles City Schools, CA.
Identifiers: CALIFORNIA; California (Los Angeles)