ERIC Number: ED167810
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
American Legion/American Legion Auxiliary and Career Education. Monographs on Career Education.
Hoyt, Kenneth B.
This document is one in a series of monographs aimed at providing a narrative summary of ideas and thoughts gathered from particular community segments represented in a series of mini-conferences held to discuss the concept of collaboration in career education. In this monograph, the career education activities of the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary are discussed. First, an overview of these organizations is presented. Next, specific career education program activities suggested by the PACT ("Post Auxiliary Community Together in Education") booklet are described. Suggestions for infusing career education into on-going Legion/Legion Auxiliary programs, such as Boys State and Girls State, are also included. Finally, problems facing the American Legion/and American Legion Auxiliary in career education are discussed, along with the potential of these organizations for making positive contributions to career education. Appended are lists of mini-conference participants and of related issues and questions generated in the mini-conference. (The proceedings of each mini-conference are reported in detail in ERIC documents CE 020 110-111). (BM)
Descriptors: Career Education, Community Involvement, Community Organizations, National Organizations, Program Descriptions, School Community Relationship, Youth Programs
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-080-01903-5)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Career Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.