ERIC Number: ED102381
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Career Education Advisory Committee. Third Report.
Des Moines Public Schools, IA.
The Career Education Advisory Committee's primary objective was to review the progress of the Des Moines, Iowa, junior high schools in implementing career education into their curriculums. Ten junior high schools were visited and findings analyzed under the following general headings: (1) types of career education activities (redesigned curricula; field trips, mini-courses and guest speakers; career information materials and equipment; work experiences; efforts to reduce sex stereotyping; and career guidance counseling); (2) knowledge and acceptance of the program by administration and staff, students, parents and community; and (3) space needs related to career education (world of construction, media centers, and special offerings). In relation to these findings several recommendations are made. Progress made since the first and second reports were issued is reviewed and committee activities briefly described. The committee's conclusions and future plans are mentioned. (Author/BP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.