ERIC Number: ED118878
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Special Needs Programming in Iowa: Vocational Education for the Disadvantaged and Handicapped, 1972-1974.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Special Needs Section.
The publication is a summary of the Federally sponsored programs for disadvantaged and handicapped persons that have been administered by the Special Needs Section of the Iowa State Department of Public Instruction during fiscal years 1972, 1973, and 1974. It is the responsibility of the Special Needs Section to plan, implement, and evaluate career education programs and services for secondary and postsecondary age disadvantaged and handicapped persons on a statewide basis. General observations and recommendations are outlined regarding distribution of programs, population trends, secondary/postsecondary programing, staff provisions, media centers, inservice activity, and financing of special needs programs. The bulk of the document consists of 75 secondary level, 80 postsecondary level, and nine media center project descriptions categorized under 16 State geographical areas. A summary for each project provides program objectives, project characgeristics, funding information, length of project, number enrolled, and a contact person. Secondary school projects provide work experiences, support services, and preparatory programs and are predominantly administered by schools located in towns exceeding 5,000 population. At the postsecondary level, support services and vocational preparatory/exploratory activities are provided mainly through programs located on community college campuses. Appendixes contain classification charts of the population served and funding information. (EA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Special Needs Section.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa