ERIC Number: ED348498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Strands of Opportunity, Webs of Hope: Weaving a Seamless Education System for Workplace Needs. 1991 Annual Report.
Maryland State Council on Vocational-Technical Education, Annapolis.
This annual report describes the following activities of the Maryland State Council on Vocational-Technical Education: (1) mandated responsibilities; (2) integration of academic and vocational education; (3) workplace requirements; (4) serving special populations; (5) technology education; (6) image/public relations/communications; (7) career and technology teacher preparation; (8) resources for vocational-technical education; and (9) advocacy for career and technology education and liaison with related organizations. Several major recommendations are reported: (1) improve the image of vocational-technical education; (2) ensure that public higher education responds to state needs, particularly for career and technology teacher preparation; (3) strengthen technology in higher education; (4) strengthen faculty professional development for technology education; (5) improve resources for vocational-technical education; and (6) improve services by improving interagency communications. A matrix of concerns and recommendations is included, as well as 10 references. (NLA)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Advisory Committees, Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Professional Development, Public Relations, Special Needs Students, Teacher Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Council on Vocational-Technical Education, Annapolis.
Identifiers: Maryland; Technology Education