ERIC Number: ED115848
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook on Implementing Vocational Education Special Needs Programs.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Vocational Education and Community Colleges.
The handbook presents a series of implementation suggestions for vocational education special needs programs generally, and in Alabama. Special Needs Programs for Disadvantaged Students defines the term disadvantaged student and provides criteria for their identification, with form information. Special Needs Programs for Handicapped Students lists 10 handicapping conditions and provides form information. Vocational Teachers for Special Needs Classes describes certification and personality requirements for working in such programs. Facilities discusses the need for maximum accessibility and usability by the students. Evaluation stresses the need for continuous evaluation of the program in terms of individual student progress and overall program effectiveness. The terms of the Cooperative Agreement with Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation and Crippled Children and the Program for Exceptional Children and Youth in the Coordination of Services to the Handicapped in Alabama are presented in full. Plan for Assuring Vocational Education for Disadvantaged and/or Handicapped Students provides guidelines and necessary State form numbers. Policies and Procedures for Conducting Special Needs Programs in Alabama cover the responsibilities of the State coordinator and supervisors, and district supervisors. The forms used in Alabama are appended. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Vocational Education and Community Colleges.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama