ERIC Number: ED211720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education for the Handicapped: Models for Preparing Personnel. Personnel Development Series: Document 1.
MacArthur, Charles A., Ed.; Allen, Carter, Ed.
This collection contains descriptions of 10 projects to prepare personnel to provide vocational education to special needs students. Included in each project report are an overview of project goals and activities, strategies found to be effective, problems encountered during the project, major resources required to operate the program, and the materials and expertise that the project has available to share with others. The following issues and training programs are discussed in the individual reports: federal perspectives on preparing vocational personnel to serve handicapped students; collaborative policy development for implementing free appropriate vocational education for handicapped youth; inservice support for the transition from education to work; a training-based, interagency approach to providing a comprehensive vocational special services program to secondary aged youth; training teams for leadership in opening gates; training teachers as inservice education providers; inservice training in delivering comprehensive vocational and career education services; training advisory council members about comprehensive vocational education for handicapped individuals; interdisciplinary personnel preparation in career/vocational education for the handicapped; a cooperative, interdisciplinary personnel development project in vocational/career education for the handicapped; and a master's degree program in vocational/special education. (MN)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Comprehensive Programs, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational History, Educational Policy, Educational Resources, Federal Aid, Inservice Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Learning Activities, Masters Programs, Models, Objectives, Preservice Teacher Education, Program Development, Secondary Education, Special Education, Staff Development, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Leadership Training Inst./Vocational and Special Education.