ERIC Number: ED027563
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
A Report of the Regional Conferences on Guidance Services for Present and Potential Students of Area Vocational-Technical Schools and Related Papers.
Smith, Edward D.; And Others
This regional conference assessed the status of guidance programs as they relate to area vocational-technical schools (AVTS), and formulated strategies for improvement in this area. The discussions of the following issues are summarized: (1) providing a balanced educational experience, (2) effective communications between sending schools and AVTS, (3) counseling responsibility, (4) student selection criteria, and (5) placement and follow-up. Printed in its entirety is the address of a consultant, who discussed the need for validating selection procedures. In the final session of the conference, the participants discussed conclusions and recommendations. These are summarized. A roster of participants is also included. The following papers devoted to the vocational aspects of guidance are also reproduced: (1) The Role of Theory in the Psychology of Occupational Behavior; (2) What We Know About Career Selection; (3) Youth, Too Young to Choose?; (4) A Point of View About the Place of Vocational Education in Contemporary Education; (5) The Challenge of Vocational Education to Guidance; (6) The Challenge of Guidance to Vocational Education; (7) Vocational Aspect of Elementary Guidance Programs; (8) Your Public Relations; (9) The Problem of Forms to Gather Follow-Up Data from Early School Leavers and Graduates. (IM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Public Instruction, Harrisburg. Bureau of Pupil Personnel Services.