ERIC Number: ED036656
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Study of District 18, A Wisconsin Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education District.
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Cooperative Educational Research and Services.
To ascertain how to serve the vocational, technical and adult education needs of the citizens of a 4-county district in Wisconsin, a study was conducted with interagency involvement utilizing previously existing data and data collected during the course of the investigation. Inputs considered in arriving at findings, conclusions, and recommendations included: (1) background, origin, and description of area, (2) current vocational education programs, (3) population characteristics, (4) school age population and projections, (5) labor market demand, (6) employment patterns, (7) mobility and desire for vocational training, (8) occupational interests of potential students, (9) fiscal considerations, (10) guidelines for locating facilities, (11) apprenticeship training, (12) relationships with secondary school districts, and (13) current and projected enrollments and curriculum offerings. Three major alternatives were recommended in order of priority: (1) that the district be continued and that immediate steps be taken to construct a facility to house 350 full-time students plus part-time students and an adult education center with consideration for expansion, (2) that the district be dissolved and that the counties join adjacent districts, (3) that the district be maintained for serving part-time students and special manpower development projects as needed. (DM)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Cooperative Educational Research and Services.