ERIC Number: ED114526
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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The Comprehensive Career Education System: System Administrators Component K-12.
Educational Properties Inc., Irvine, CA.
Using the example of a Career Education Model developed by the Orange County, California Consortium, the document provides guidelines for setting up career education programs in local educational agencies. Component levels, a definition of career education, and Consortium program background are discussed. Subsequent chapters include: Program Planning, discussing system designs for a district effort and for an individual school site; The Evaluation Design, describing the Consortium's adaptable design in terms of process and product evaluation; Needs Assessment, supplying a breakdown of compilation methods for each form used by the Consortium, and 11 inventory and survey examples; Staff Utilization, providing 11 sample forms helpful in facilitating staff organization; and Project Activity Management and Evaluation System, including an overview of the project, and discussing major functions, a time-line management chart, and a program budget. Supplementary sections include: Career Guidance, discussing K-12 and guidance center staff; Career Education Development, discussing a model curriculum development matrix, format design, class operations, articulation, and implementation; Utilization of a Learning Unit, discussing format; and Career Education Curriculum Proposal, presenting guidelines, instructions, and sample proposals. The Consortium has utilized the California State Department of Human Resources and Development as one of its main resources for course development and content. (LH)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Career Education, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Management Systems, Models, Needs Assessment, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Questionnaires, Staff Utilization
Educational Properties, Incorporated, P.O. Box DX, Irvine, California 92664 ($6.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Properties Inc., Irvine, CA.
Note: For related documents, see CE 005 370-372