ERIC Number: ED225028
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Assessing Community Needs. Local Leader Guide XII. Locally-Directed Evaluation Handbook. Second Edition.
Wentling, Tim L.; Piland, William E.
This document, one of 12 guides that have been developed to facilitate evaluation by and for local education agency (LEA) personnel in Illinois, covers vocational needs assessment to identify discrepancies between the needs of the community and the school programs available to meet those needs. The guide has been designed to aid the person who has responsibility for leading this particular activity. It includes three sections. The first section on preliminary considerations contains a brief explanation of this evaluation activity and the necessary steps to prepare for the evaluation undertaking. Suggestions are included for holding a staff meeting to discuss the activity. The second section of the guide is a procedure/task breakdown, which outlines suggested tasks for conducting the evaluation activity. The third section contains supporting documents, including information handouts, example documents, and references. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Community Needs, Demand Occupations, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Employment Opportunities, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Needs, Guidelines, Leaders Guides, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Program Improvement, School Districts, Secondary Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Note: Prepared with assistance from William E. Piland. For related documents, see ED 204 541 and CE 034 969-980.