ERIC Number: ED366764
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Personnel Development for Staff Delivering Special Population Services, Participant's Workbook. Presenter's Manual.
Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
This workbook is designed for use by community and technical college staff involved in delivering counseling, instructional, and/or employment services to special populations throughout Texas. First, the purpose and administration of the Perkins Act of 1990, access and full participation of special populations in vocational education, and the functions of special populations coordinators are discussed. Presented next are five modules devoted to the following topics: marketing, recruitment, and assessment; counseling/support services (importance of counseling and support services, support systems, allowable expenditures for special populations, legal and compliance issues, issues for the future); instructional services (curriculum and equipment modifications, supplanting and supplementing, Perkins funds for academic (transfer) students, limited English proficient versus English-as-a-second-language programs); employment services/job development/job placement and coordination efforts; and organization/data management/reporting. Nineteen appendixes include information on the following: the definition of special populations, criteria for services and activities, examples of allowable expenditures and exemplary programs, and tracking special populations. Thirty-two selected readings and associations/organizations are listed. A presenter's manual with tips for giving a workshop is also included. (MN)
Descriptors: Accountability, Community Colleges, Compliance (Legal), Counseling Services, Educational Legislation, Employment Services, English (Second Language), Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Information Management, Learning Modules, Limited English Speaking, Marketing, Program Administration, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, Student Evaluation, Student Recruitment, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Workbooks, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Div. of Community and Technical Colleges.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
Identifiers: Carl D Perkins Voc and Appl Techn Educ Act 1990; Texas