ERIC Number: ED117328
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Sep-30
Reference Count: N/A
Career Development: A Community Approach in the Prince George's County Public School.
Prince George's County Board of Education, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Prepared to assist school staff in the development of community resources in the career education process, the document provides suggestions and guidelines for the recruitment of community resource personnel to help orient students to the world of work. The program implemented by Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland, serves as the basis for this report. Career development in terms of community resources, objectives, and goals are discussed. Community resource persons should be used when they motivate, enhance, or add to any classroom unit of study. A list of approaches is given, including contacting civic organizations, surveying the school community, and contacting county agencies. Preparations for developing a working relationship between the community and school includes: inservice training for school personnel, regarding career education; well planned and scheduled visits by resource persons; well prepared field trips; and thorough teacher followups. Suggestions to aid in the planning of a career day or night program, involving numerous consultants and resources, are given. Forms and letters used to implement the community resource program are appended. (LH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Prince George's County Board of Education, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland