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ERIC Number: ED330889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: N/A
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Initiatives for the '90s. National SOICC Conference (13th, Snowbird, Utah, August 20-22, 1990). Conference Program Highlights.
National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.; National Association of State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees, Washington, DC.
This publication provides highlights from a conference of the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC) and the State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees (SOICCs). Highlights of presentations include the following: (1) NOICC initiatives reflect an integrated, long-range planning approach; (2) business, government, the educational system, and other community organizations can help the United States in its transition into the 21st century; (3) a legislative issues panel clarified House and Senate versions of the reauthorization of the Carl Perkins Vocational Education Act; (4) an expanded role for NOICC/SOICC can be seen in the new vocational legislation; (5) National Career Development Guidelines reveal new strategies for networking and coordination; (6) the guidelines can be applied to a variety of priorities, innovations, and reform movements; and (7) it is a question whether the lack of skilled workers is a myth or a reality. Reaction groups identified legislative needs in the following areas: Career Information Delivery Systems (CIDS); career development/career information; labor market information; Occupational Information Systems (OISs); NOICC/SOICC; and special needs. Highlights are provided of selected workshops that addressed innovative strategies to aid at-risk students; the versatility of census data; combining the efforts of the Alabama SOICC and vocational centers to meet the needs of disadvantaged and disabled students; the status of a project to develop national units of analysis including higher education; a working partnership between school counselors and Maine SOICC; a unique OIS in the Netherlands that uses artificial intelligence; shadowing of employees to experience occupations in hospitality and tourism; integration of CIDS into counselor education programs; and creation of an economic development and employer planning system by a tristate consortium. A participants' list is provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.; National Association of State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: National Occupational Information Coordinating Com; State Occupational Information Coordinating Comm