ERIC Number: ED127428
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Reference Count: 0
New Dimensions in Placement Services. Annual Conference for Career Counseling and Vocational Education (5th, Blacksburg, Virginia, February 6 & 7, 1976).
Hohenshil, Thomas H., Ed.
The general purpose of this conference was to examine the current views and programs regarding new dimensions in educational and job placement services. Participants from five states attended the conference, held at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia. The report reproduces the complete texts of speeches presented at the conference, including references, bibliographies and handout materials. The major addresses were: "Education, Work, and Placement Services in American Education," Mr. Willard Wirtz, National Manpower Institute; "Imperatives Regarding Placement Services in Secondary Schools," Mrs. Lucy Crawford, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; "The Provision of Placement Services: Roles for Educational Personnel," Dr. Dean Hummel, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; "To Place or Misplace: That Is the Question?", Dr. Carl McDaniels, Virginia Polytechnic Institute; "Placement Services: How to Get Started in Urban and Rural Educational Institutions," Mr. Raymond Wasil, Ohio Division of Guidance and Testing. Seven special interest sessions were available for participants. Texts of these activities are presented with references and bibliographies. Personnel of five exemplary placement projects in Virginia described their programs. Conference agenda and listing of participants are appended. (TA)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Conference Reports, Employment Counselors, Employment Problems, Job Placement, Rural Schools, Secondary Education, Student Placement, Urban Schools, Vocational Education
Harry L. Smith, Publication Information and Publications, State Department of Education, Richmond, Virginia 23216 (Order Number CP-5, $3.00)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Advisory Council on Vocational Education, Blacksburg.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.