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ERIC Number: ED001665
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 5
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WORLD OF WORK TRAINING PROGRAM. STUDENT-TRAINEE ORIENTATION.
CANGEMI, JOSEPH P.
THE PURPOSE OF THE PROGRAM IS TO ENCOURAGE YOUNG STUDENTS TO STAY IN SCHOOL UNTIL HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION AND TO DEVELOP THOSE ATTITUDES, HABITS, AND SKILLS THAT PRODUCE RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS AND PRODUCTIVE EMPLOYEES. THE PROGRAM IS AN ATTEMPT TO ASSIST STUDENTS ON THE JUNIOR HIGH AND SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL. STUDENTS SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE ATTEND CLASSES IN THE MORNING AND PROCEED TO THEIR TRAINING CENTERS IN THE AFTERNOON. EACH PARTICIPANT MUST TAKE A COURSE ENTITLED "PERSONAL AND VOCATIONAL ADJUSTMENT." SEVERAL MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS LEND THEIR SERVICES TO MAKE THE COURSE BOTH INTERESTING AND USEFUL. WEEKLY CONFERENCES BETWEEN STUDENTS AND THE COORDINATOR ARE HELD TO DISCUSS ADJUSTMENT PROBLEMS. PARENTS ARE INVITED TO SCHOOL DURING THE YEAR TO DISCUSS STUDENT PROGRESS. RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR ALL STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM ARE EXPLAINED DURING THE VOCATIONAL AND PERSONAL ADJUSTMENT CLASS GIVEN EACH DAY. ANY STUDENT WHO KNOWINGLY AND WILLINGLY IS FOUND VIOLATING THE RULES IS DISMISSED FROM THE PROGRAM. STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO--HAVE A PROPER APPEARANCE, PRACTICE PERSONAL HYGEINE, REPORT TO WORK STATIONS ON TIME, FOLLOW THE DIRECTIONS OF ADULT SUPERVISORS, FOLLOW THEIR SCHEDULE EACH DAY, REPORT ANY ABSENCE THAT IS EXPECTED, REPORT ANY ACCIDENT OR UNUSUAL ON-THE-JOB OCCURRENCES, BE HONEST WITH TEACHERS AND EMPLOYERS, AND BE SERIOUS IN THEIR APPROACH TO THE WORK-STUDY PROGRAM.
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Authoring Institution: Syracuse City School District, NY.
Identifiers: MADISON AREA PROJECT; New York (Syracuse)