ERIC Number: ED221687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for Advisors to Student Organizations in Health Occupations.
Schira, Norma Jean; Parker, Martha Ann
This handbook is designed to aid teacher advisors in organizing and operating a chapter of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) in Kentucky high schools. The handbook consists of 15 chapters covering the following topics: background and purpose of HOSA; organizational structure; organizing a chapter; membership and leadership; constitution and bylaws; parliamentary procedure; meetings and ceremonies; program of activities; budgets and fund raising; advisor responsibilities; competitive events; essential relationships (with school administration, other student organizations, other HOSA chapters, students, parents, and community and health professionals); public relations and resources; chapter evaluation; and HOSA in the classroom. Appendixes to the handbook contain a sample letter to parents of prospective members; sample HOSA forms; guidelines for a club constitution; HOSA study sheets; officer candidacy tests; campaign rules; conference and meeting guidelines; evaluation forms; and references. (KC)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Constitutional Law, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Extracurricular Activities, Fund Raising, Group Structure, Guidelines, Health Occupations, High Schools, Institutional Cooperation, Leaders, Leaders Guides, Leadership Responsibility, Meetings, Money Management, Organizational Communication, Organizational Development, Organizational Objectives, Parliamentary Procedures, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Public Relations, Student Organizations, Student Participation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Western Kentucky Univ., Bowling Green. Center for Career and Vocational Teacher Education.
Identifiers: Health Occupations Students of America; Kentucky