ERIC Number: ED160800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Greenwood Career Education Project. Final Project Performance Report.
Greenwood Municipal Separate School District, MS.
The Greenwood (Mississippi) Career Education Project was conducted to meet the following objectives: (1) to employ a career staff and establish the administrative structure of the project; (2) to conduct inservice workshops with faculty members for the purpose of acquainting them with project objectives and their responsibilities; (3) to expand and improve a career-centered education program as an integral part of the curriculum for grades 1-8 using a central career education resource center; (4) to develop and implement a career centered educational program as an integral part of the curriculum for gades 9-12; (5) to develop a career education resource center for grades 9-12; (6) to develop career curriculum guides for grades 9-12; and (7) to provide continuous evaluation of the project. These major objectives were accomplished or developed to a satisfactory level. Several process objectives were accomplished to a lesser degree, (1) reflecting still a lack of adequate planning for inservice training programs; (2) lack of adequate emphasis on job placement and job placement records for students completing school or dropping out of school; and (3) lack of an adequately structured program which included career decision-making skills, job-seeking skills, and job-retention skills for students at the high school level. A third-party evaluation team collected data on students' attitudes toward careers and knowledge of careers. Additional data were collected via opinion surveys of teachers, parents, and the business and industrial community. (Author/BM)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Employer Attitudes, Fused Curriculum, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Placement, Parent Attitudes, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Resource Centers, Student Attitudes, Surveys, Teacher Attitudes, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Greenwood Municipal Separate School District, MS.
Identifiers: Education Amendments 1974; Mississippi (Greenwood)
Note: For related documents see CE 017 739, ED 114 586, and ED 120 411; The third-party evaluation report, due to being printed on blue paper, and the photographs throughout will not reproduce well