ERIC Number: ED170479
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Improving Vocational Education through Utilization of Advisory Committees.
Gilli, Angelo C., Sr., Ed.
Proceedings of two workshops held to improve vocational education through advisory committees, along with an evaluation of each workshop, are presented. A format is included for a workshop for secondary vocational administrators and local advisory committee members and a workshop held for postsecondary vocational administrators and local advisory committee members. Objectives of each workshop, the pretest-posttest questions used to evaluate each objective, and test results are discussed. The major difficulties in the process of planning, conducting, and evaluating the workshops, along with suggestions for remediation, are given. The following papers presented to workshop participants are included: (1) "The Purposes and Functions of the Local Advisory Council," by Toley W. Hart; (2) "How to Motivate Vocational Educators to Work with Local Advisory Committees," by L. T. Hampton; (3) "How to Use Local Advisory Committees in Planning for New Facilities," by D. E. Talley; (4) "Ways to Maximize the Utilization of Local Advisory Committees," by Charles O. Whitehead; (5) "The Purpose and Function of Local Advisory Committee," by J. B. Whitely; and (6) "How to Use an Advisory Board for Course Curriculum Development," by Betsy Blair. (LRA)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Advisory Committees, Check Lists, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Federal Legislation, Leadership Responsibility, Organization, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Questionnaires, Secondary Education, Speeches, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Southern Univ., Houston.
Identifiers: Texas; United States