ERIC Number: ED333194
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Transition from School to Work for Special Needs Learners. Quarterly Progress Report.
Wircenski, Jerry L.
During the fourth quarter of a 1-year project to improve the transition of special needs learners in Texas from school to work, the following were accomplished: (1) the curriculum model was finalized and printed; (2) draft copies of six sample units were disseminated to field-test teachers, reviewed, and revised; (3) a draft copy of the implementation manual was written and disseminated to field-test teachers, reviewed, and revised; (3) a draft copy of the implementation manual was written and disseminated to project advisory committee members, and minor changes were made; (4) an implementation workshop for 20 teachers was held to disseminate materials and review evaluation procedures; (5) a half-day dissemination/implementation workshop was conducted for 21 vocational teachers and administrators; the workshop and the curriculum were evaluated very positively. No future activities for the curriculum project are planned. (Four appendixes, which make up three-fourths of the report, include the following: the transition skills model; the implementation manual outline; a list of transition curriculum topics; and workshop evaluation data.) (KC)
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Material Development, Models, Program Development, School Business Relationship, Special Needs Students, State Curriculum Guides, State Programs, Teacher Workshops
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: North Texas Univ., Denton.
Note: For a related document, see ED 312 396. Page headed "Texas Transition" has small type that may not reproduce well.