ERIC Number: ED255766
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Nov
Reference Count: 0
An Overview of Occupational Education in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts Advisory Council on Vocational-Technical Education, Boston.; Massachusetts State Board of Education, Boston.
This report provides an overview of occupational education as offered by the public schools and community colleges of Massachusetts. It is intended to serve as a reference work for the Governor, legislators, and educators. The five sections of the report describe the occupational education delivery system, the governance of occupational education in Massachusetts, occupational education teachers, the equipment and curriculum used in the programs, and the cost-effectiveness of occupational education. The report stresses the need for and cost-effectiveness of occupational education for the future of Massachusetts. (KC)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Curriculum Development, Delivery Systems, Educational Administration, Educational Finance, Educational Needs, Equipment, Futures (of Society), Governance, Program Costs, Secondary Education, State Programs, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Qualifications, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Advisory Council on Vocational-Technical Education, Boston.; Massachusetts State Board of Education, Boston.