ERIC Number: ED350398
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
State of Idaho Vocational-Technical Education Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1991.
Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.
This annual report on vocational-technical education in Idaho is organized around five goals for the system that are part of a 5-year strategic plan. The report highlights exemplary programs, support groups, and student organizations that provide high quality educational experiences to the students they serve. The following goal-directed activities are reported: (1) promote economic progress in Idaho by meeting employer needs for training workers--business advisory committees, a consortium, short-term training, entrepreneurship programs, and business roundtable discussions; (2) provide students with foundation skills and personal capabilities--restructured secondary programs, vocational/academic integration, applied subjects, and vocational student organizations; (3) meet student needs for specific vocational training--secondary programs by district, postsecondary institutions, general descriptions, and postsecondary programs and options; (4) ensure access to vocational training in Idaho--efforts in vocational equity, counseling and guidance, service to populations with special barriers, school reform and restructuring, career information availability, Job Training Partnership Act funding, adult basic education, teen parenting programs, and articulation; and (5) revise the preparation and professional development of vocational instructors--teacher education, the Professional Development Advisory Council, and a summer conference. Summaries of the massive changes in the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act and the coordination efforts of the vocational-technical education system and other programs and agencies are also provided. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise. Div. of Vocational Education.