ERIC Number: ED150453
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Establishment of Work Experience Programs in Wisconsin High Schools.
Lambert, Roger H.; Engels, Dennis W.
These guidelines for development of local programs of work experience are the result of a workshop which incorporated input from professionals in the areas of counseling, vocational education, social work, school psychology, administration, organized labor, and state labor regulations. Content briefly covers the following areas of work experience program development: purpose, definition, objectives, administration, advisory committee, local school work experience plan, work experience coordinator, certification, student ratio to work experience coordinator, extended contract for work experience coordinators, travel allowance, transportation of students, facilities, maximum enrollment, written work agreements, employer responsibility, legal responsibility and restrictions, involvement of organized labor, academic credit, state aids, categorical aids, student eligibility, selecting job sites, rights of the student, applications for work experience, duration of the program, hours worked, wages, student-employer conflicts, parents role, student log of experiences, career development component of work experience program, evaluation, follow-up, and relationship of work experience to vocational co-op education programs. (SH)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Cooperative Education, Educational Objectives, Guidelines, Instructor Coordinators, Legal Responsibility, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Guides, School Business Relationship, Student Rights, Teacher Role, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Bureau for Career and Manpower Development.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center.