ERIC Number: ED206776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Help Wanted: A Management Study of Public Vocational Education in New York City.
Amlung, Susan, Ed.
This management study of public vocational education in New York City evaluates the delivery of effective programs to students. The first section outlines the goals and methodology of the study and the structure of the vocational education system. The second section discusses administrative difficulties which cause students to have problems with placement, program procedures, and preparation for employment. Section three analyzes the central administration of the vocational education system, and focuses on the lack of administrative coordination between the Center for Career and Occupational Education and High School Division and other units at the Central Board. Duplication of fiscal functions, budgeting, curriculum development and review, and teacher recruitment and retention are also discussed in this section. The fourth section analyzes intergovernmental issues involving Comprehensive Employment and Training Act programs, Youth Employment Training Programs, and the State Department of Education. In section five program and programmatic issues such as supplementary instructional programs, work experience programs, model programs, equipment improvement, and student follow up procedures are studied. Section six discusses relationships with community colleges and potential employers. A summary, tables, and appendices conclude the report. (APM)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrator Evaluation, Career Awareness, Cooperative Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Finance, Government School Relationship, Job Placement, Program Evaluation, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Priorities Panel, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; New York City Board of Education