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ERIC Number: ED012749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 25
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A GUIDE FOR DEVELOPING OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAMS IN HOME ECONOMICS EDUCATION.
KELLER, F. LOUISE
THIS GUIDE WAS PREPARED TO HELP SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS AND HOME ECONOMICS TEACHERS PLAN AND DEVELOP PROGRAMS WHICH PREPARE HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH, POST-HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH, AND ADULTS FOR EMPLOYMENT IN OCCUPATIONS UTILIZING HOME ECONOMICS KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS. CATEGORIES OF PERSONS FOR WHOM PROGRAMS CAN BE DEVELOPED UNDER THE VOCATIONAL ACT OF 1963 ARE GIVEN. THERE ARE SUGGESTIONS OF APPROPRIATE JOBS FOR UPPER SECONDARY STUDENTS, YOUTHS STUDYING AT GRADE LEVELS 13 AND 14 AND OUT-OF-SCHOOL YOUTHS AND ADULTS. RESPONSIBILITIES, POSSIBLE PLANS OF EMPLOYMENT, AND EMPLOYMENT LEVEL ARE GIVEN FOR SAMPLE OCCUPATIONS. THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE RECOMMENDED FOR PLANNING AND INITIATING A LOCAL PROGRAM--(1) DETERMINE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES, (2) APPOINT AND WORK WITH AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE, (3) DETERMINE THE AVAILABILITY OF STUDENTS WHO HAVE INTEREST, APTITUDE, AND ABILITY TO PROFIT FROM THE PROGRAMS, (4) SELECT PROGRAM(S) TO BE OFFERED, (5) PLAN SPECIFIC COURSES TO BE OFFERED, AND (6) FOLLOW PRESCRIBED PROCEDURE FOR IMPLEMENTING PLANS. THIS LATTER STEP INCLUDES FILLING OUT AN APPLICATION FORM WHICH IS SHOWN AND FOLLOWING POLICY GUIDELINES OUTLINED. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia.
Identifiers: COLUMBIA; SOUTH CAROLINA; Vocational Education Act 1963