ERIC Number: ED174814
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Annual Pre-Employment & Placement Conference. PREP: A New Awareness. Conference Report (1st, Springfield, Illinois, Oct. 12-13, 1978).
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Proceedings are presented of an Illinois Pre-Employment and Placement Conference which had three goals: to encourage policy-level planning by administration to support programs of placement and pre-employment, to develop staff competencies in the wide range of activities required by staff responsible for placement and pre-employment, and to assure continued exchange of new techniques and ideas among those involved in comprehensive placement services. Abstracts of thiry-five presentations given at the conference are presented. Among the topics presented were (1) Pre-Employment and Placement: A Multi-Faceted Partnership; (2) Career Placement: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow; (3) Affording Prospective Employees Equal Opportunities in Hiring and Placement; (4) Employer's Views of Using the Postsecondary Placement Office; (5) Illinois Apprenticeship Handbook; (6) Job Development Through Community Resources; (7) Organizing a Statewide Job Placement System; (8) Reaching and Motivating Economically Disadvantaged Students; (9) Career Guidance Centers and How to Use Them; (10) College Placement Operation Costs and Strategies; (11) Effective Use of Advisory Committees; (12) How to Set up a First-Year Placement Program; (13) Placing Handicapped Students; (14) A New Leadership Role for Vocational Education; (15) Obtaining and Using Student Followup Information; and (16) Special Placement Problems of the Community College. (LRA)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Community Resources, Conference Reports, Costs, Disadvantaged Youth, Employer Attitudes, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Guidance Centers, Handicapped Students, Job Placement, Placement, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Improvement, Programs, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
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