ERIC Number: ED329649
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Career Education Infusion Task Force Report and Recommendations 1988-89.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
This report presents findings of a Florida task force that focused on the integration of career, technology, and economic concepts into the academic curriculum. It contains the mission statement for the public school experience, lists student outcomes to be assessed at high school graduation, and defines career development and economic, technology, and vocational education. The task force's 10 recommendations are summarized. Members of the task force and of the Florida Commission on Vocational Education are listed, and background information on the task force is provided. Each of the 10 recommendations is then set forth in detail. The initiator, rationale, legal reference, and State Department of Education goal are provided for each. The recommendations are (1) development of an optional course, "Educational and Career Planning"; (2) legal provision for a required career plan for all students; (3) redesign of the vocational wheel; (4) funding of pilot programs to develop standards for comprehensive career development programs; (5) infusion of career development into preservice training; (6) funding of inservice training in career development; (7) redefinition of the role of the occupational specialist to include career development activities as a major focus; (8) dissemination of exemplary career development programs; (9) implementation of career education programs; and (10) funding of pilot career/interest clubs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Curriculum Development, Economics Education, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Postsecondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Student Organizations, Technology
Publication Type: Reports - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Identifiers: Florida; Technology Education