ERIC Number: ED113535
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Career Development through New Jersey Vocational-Technical Education Programs and Services.
New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
The major programs sponsored by the Division of Vocational Education assisting career development in New Jersey are identified and briefly described. The stated objectives of career development are: identification of a variety of occupational opportunities, development of a number of career alternatives, demonstration of job responsibility, acquisition of a job-oriented value system, implementation of career decisions, and evaluation of results. The programs and services offered in the State are listed for preschool through post secondary and adult levels. They are designed to accomplish the objectives by providing: (1) exploratory experiences; (2) integrated vocational and academic education; (3) assessment of interests, aptitudes, and abilities; (4) opportunities for the development of good work habits and attitudes; and (5) occupational skill training. Thirty-six major programs and services are listed alphabetically with designated grade levels and descriptions which define the purposes and activities involved for each. Specialized statewide services are also outlined including: county career education coordinators, teacher education and training, curriculum management center, occupational resource center, and center for consumer education services. (Author/MS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey