ERIC Number: ED254674
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
A Call for Action. 14th Annual Report.
This annual report presents eight recommendations of the Alaska State Advisory Council on Vocational and Career Education, along with comments received at public hearings on the recommendation, a summary of what action has been taken to date, and finally, comments from the State Advisory Council. The eight recommendations are the following: (1) that a statewide governance structure be created in order to improve the quality of occupation preparation in Alaska and create a well-trained labor force; (2) that the state develop policies for economic and human resource development to guide the development of a statewide plan for vocational education and economic development; (3) that a division of vocational education be established in the State Department of Education; (4) that program standards for vocational education and employment training be established to establish goals for planning, evaluating, operating, and funding programs; (5) that the state develop and implement a delivery system that includes rural people; (6) that the state develop a training program designed to assist the private sector with short-term, start-up, job-specific training for both new and expanding industries; (7) that the State Board of Education and the Board of Regents form a joint vocational education subcommittee reporting to both bodies for the principal purpose of implementing the Cooperative Operational Plan for Education; and (8) that a statewide nondiscrimination policy be developed. (KC)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Annual Reports, Cooperative Planning, Economic Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy, Institutional Cooperation, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, School Role, Secondary Education, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alaska State Advisory Council for Vocational and Adult Education, Juneau.