ERIC Number: ED166437
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-May
Reference Count: N/A
Equal Rights for Women in Education. Model Policy Statement and Guidelines for Implementation: Vocational Education.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This booklet provides guidelines for developing policy concerning the implementation of equal vocational education opportunities for women in Colorado. It begins with some introductory information pertaining to the problems of sex bias in vocational education. Next, a state plan for eliminating sex bias and sex-role stereotyping is presented. Then follow a needs assessment form for collecting data to determine sex bias in vocational education and a form to use in the evaluation of vocational education programs. The remainder of the booklet makes suggestions regarding the following: the role of the state governing board in implementing the state plan; the role of state or local vocational education advisory councils in implementing the state and/or local plan; the role of the local school administration and school board in implementing the state and/or local plan; the role of local directors of vocational education in implementing the state plan; the role of instructional staff and curriculum development personnel in implementing the state and/or local plan; the role of the guidance counselors for vocational education in implementing the state and/or local plan; community action to stimulate interest in eliminating sex bias in vocational education programs; and assistance to displaced homemakers in obtaining marketable skills. Suggested resources are attached. (EM)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Displaced Homemakers, Educational Policy, Educational Responsibility, Equal Education, Females, Governing Boards, Guidelines, Models, Policy Formation, Program Administration, Program Development, Sex Discrimination, Sex Stereotypes, State Programs, State School District Relationship, Vocational Education, Worksheets
Education Commission of the States, 300 Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80295
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado