ERIC Number: ED237754
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Dec-4
Reference Count: 0
Utilizing the Job Training Partnership Act Funds for the Vocational Education, Training and Employment of Special Needs Students.
Tindall, Lloyd W.; And Others
This presentation is designed to assist vocational educators and others involved in the development and implementation of an advisory role to ensure that handicapped individuals have an opportunity to participate in the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs. Discussed in the first part of the paper is the meaning of the JTPA for handicapped individuals. The next section of the presentation focuses on the special needs of handicapped individuals for vocational rehabilitative services, on the provisions for such services in currently existing federal legislation, and on the costs incurred by the public and private sectors in providing such services. Covered in an examination of the importance of the private industry council (PIC) are procedures for becoming a member of a PIC, guidelines for evaluating a PIC, and types of JTPA services and activities that can benefit handicapped youth. Timelines for developing a PIC job training plan and procedures for enrolling handicapped students in JTPA programs are provided. The final sections of the paper explain the steps for obtaining and guidelines for using (1) JTPA 8 percent monies to state educational agencies, (2) 6 percent monies for incentive grants, and (3) Title IIB summer youth employment and training funds. (MN)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Enrollment, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Grants, Guidelines, Incentive Grants, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Special Education, State Programs, Student Financial Aid, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Vocational Studies Center.
Identifiers: Job Training Partnership Act 1982
Note: Paper presented at the American Vocational Association Convention (Anaheim, CA, December 4, 1983).