ERIC Number: ED118832
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Eleven Career Education Programs: Descriptions of Selected, Diverse, and Innovative Programs.
Jerome, Christine, Ed.
The informal, descriptive portraits of 11 career education programs are based on visits from November to February 1974-75, and reports by program staff, teachers, students, parents, and business and community organizations involved with the programs. Individual characteristics of the programs are described as well as general information regarding staff, funds, major features, community, district, outline, implementation, development, and current status. Programs include: Career Education Project, Roosevelt School District No. 66, Phoenix, Arizona, career education curriculum development; Comprehensive Career Education Project, Los Angeles, California, five career education district programs; Orange County Consortium--Career Education Project, Orange, California, district career education model; Advocates for Women, San Francisco, California, job centers for women; Operation SER, Santa Ana, California, representing a national job development organization for Spanish speaking; Minnesota Metropolitan State College, St. Paul, Minnesota, competency based degree program; Exemplary Project in Career Education, Bismarck, North Dakota, World of Work model for district; Community Experiences for Career Education, Tigard, Oregon, alternative high school; Urban Career Education Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, alternative school setting for dropouts and potential dropouts; SPAN (Start Planning Ahead Now) Program, Memphis, Tennessee, city school system career education development; Career Education/Environmental Studies Project, Wilmington, Vermont, elementary school program. (LH)
Descriptors: Career Education, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged, Dropout Programs, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Employed Women, Employment Services, Models, Nontraditional Education, Program Descriptions, Spanish Speaking, Urban Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.