ERIC Number: ED144334
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jun
Expanding Options for Handicapped Persons Receiving Vocational Education.
West Virginia Coll. of Graduate Studies, Institute.
Resulting from a West Virginia training institute, the document provides guidelines (in outline form) for stimulating change in vocational education for handicapped students at the secondary level. Section I on the operational world provides a basis for developing sound organization needed for proper implementation of the guidelines. Steps geared toward national and regional, state agencies, district and community, and secondary school personnel cover the areas of funding power, personnel development, program development, and Local Education Agency plan writing and accountability. A second section focusing on the student world offers guidelines for due process procedures, parent participation, confidentiality of data, and module review relating to identification and referral, assessment and individual plan modules, placement and program modules, and monitoring and evaluation modules. Section III on the training world gives information on curricula content, available materials, teaching methods, and training environments for career preparation, formal studies, skill development, and work adjustment. In a final section on the work world, steps related to research resources, pre/inservice training, network integration, and outcome guarantees are explained for job marketing, job development, job placement, and job followup. Appended are a training manual, directory of contributors, data from institute evaluation, and a sample institute certificate. (SBH)
Descriptors: Career Education, Confidentiality, Curriculum, Due Process, Financial Support, Handicapped Children, Identification, Institutes (Training Programs), Instructional Materials, Job Placement, Labor Force Development, Parent Participation, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Referral, Secondary Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Teaching Methods, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: West Virginia Coll. of Graduate Studies, Institute.
Note: Proceedings from West Virginia's Training Institute (West Virginia Institute of Technology, Montgomery, West Virginia, June 14-18, 1976)