ERIC Number: ED031614
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Development of Vocational Education Programs for American Indians, Conference Proceedings (University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, August 18-22, 1969).
Edington, Everett D., Ed.; Hocker, Phillip, Ed.
The purpose of the 5-day institute was to encourage the development of more vocational education programs for the American Indians. Persons in attendance included educators from Federal, state and local levels (both from public schools and the Bureau of Indian Affairs), business and industry representatives, Indian leaders, and employment personnel. The program was divided into 4 major areas: (1) the occupational training needs of the American Indians; (2) the resources available for providing vocational education for the American Indians; (3) existing programs developed to provide vocational education for the American Indians; and (4) development of plans to more adequately meet the vocational education needs of the American Indians. This conference report contains a summary of each of the presentations given at the workshop, a summary of each of the committee reports, and a list of recommendations derived from the institute. (TL)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Univ., Las Cruces.