ERIC Number: ED368868
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun-18
Reference Count: N/A
Tomorrow's Needs; Today's Challenges. Annual Aviation Education Forum (1st, Washington, D.C., June 18, 1993). Edited Proceedings.
Opportunity Skyway, Inc., College Park, MD.; Partnership for Training and Employment Careers, Washington, DC.
These proceedings contain edited versions of the papers presented at a 1-day forum on aviation education that focused on the need for programs such as Opportunity Skyway, which introduces job possibilities in aeronautics to middle and high school students. In the foreword, Carlton Spitzer emphasizes the need for partnerships with the aviation industry and work force development community in preparing youth for employment in aviation against the background of rapid technological advances. The following papers are included: "Share Reality with Students" (Knight); "The Critical Need for Collaboration" (Puhalla); "Lifelong Learning Will Ease the Pain" (Halperin); "Manpower Needs in Aviation" (Strickler); "Summary" (White); and "The Charge" (Puhalla). The commentary "Theater as Classroom" (Olanoff) is presented along with several reactions/commentaries to the Puhalla, Halperin, and Strickler papers. Appended are the conference agenda, biographies of the conference's 22 participants, and selected participant comments regarding their reasons for participating in the conference. (MN)
Descriptors: Aviation Education, Career Education, Educational Needs, Labor Force Development, Lifelong Learning, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement
Opportunity Skyway, 6709 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park Airport, College Park, MD 20740 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Opportunity Skyway, Inc., College Park, MD.; Partnership for Training and Employment Careers, Washington, DC.