ERIC Number: ED105212
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
A Report on the Career Opportunities Program National Conference: United States Office of Education. (Dallas, Texas, March 3-6, 1974).
Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Background information and an overview of the program of the national conference are followed by summaries of the daily proceedings. Presentations were made on the following topics: A Case for Change, Arthur A. Fletcher; The Career Opportunities Program (COP) Thrust, Samuel Proctor; and COP as Career Education, Kenneth Hoyt. Discussion sessions covered: What COP Has Done and Meant, Strategies for the Continuation of COP, and How COP Practices Can Be Related to Local Education Agency Goals. Simultaneous problem workshop sessions focused on: career lattices, field-based teacher education, the hiring of graduates, bilingual education, veterans, evaluation, working with the community, and concerns of rural and urban projects. The full text is included of an address by G. Robert Bowers, Teacher Education Redesign, followed by a summary of a panel session on fiscal linkages. The final conference resolution is appended, as are the detailed reports from four workshops which discussed strategies for the continuation of COP. Reprints from COP Notes, the conference agenda, and a list of conference participants are also appended. (SA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.