ERIC Number: ED162103
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Project CERES. Ceres Unified School District, Ceres, California.
Baker, Octave V.; Lish, Virginia
This description of career education activities in the Ceres (California) Unified School District was prepared as part of a study conducted to identify evaluated, exemplary career education activities which represent the best of the current career education programs and practices referred to in Public Law 93-380. (See CE 018 212 for the final report of this study.) This document describes one of the ten projects that were selected from among 250 projects submitted. It presents one locale's way of successfully implementing a career education activity, the results of which are educationally significant. Each of the ten projects reported is described in terms of project overview; program development; materials and activities; parent and community involvement; staffing and management; costs; evidence of effectiveness; and conclusions. In this report of the Career Education Responsive to Every Student (CERES) project, the ultimate goals are stated as follow: (1) infuse career education concepts into the elementary and secondary curriculum, and (2) develop an articulated curriculum that provides for student attainment of career education goals. The primary subjects are identified as approximately 4,200 students in grades K-12, and the evaluation design is described as a pre-post treatment and control group design. (BM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Community Involvement, Consumer Economics, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Demonstration Programs, Educational Counseling, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development, Fused Curriculum, Parent Participation, Program Administration, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Resource Materials, Self Concept, Vocational Education, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Planning, Budgeting, and Evaluation.; Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1974