ERIC Number: ED199433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Working on Working. Innovators of Vocational Programs for Handicapped High School Students.
Wieler, Geri Elisabeth; And Others
Designed to provide teachers and administrators with suggestions for innovative approaches to providing vocational education to handicapped high school students, this report contains first person descriptions of six model programs in vocational education. In chapter 1 four administrators and instructors comment on their Related Vocational Instruction Program, operating in Georgia. The Special Education/Rehabilitation/Vocational Education (SERVE) Program in White Bear Lake, Minnesota, is similarly described in chapter 2. Chapter 3 contains feedback by administrators and teaching staff connected with the Support Services Program at the Career Education Center in Denver, Colorado. The Palm Beach County Schools, Florida, vocational programs for students with special needs are described in chapter 4. Chapter 5 contains administrator and instructor comments on the Career Training Center in the Keen High School District in Bakersfield, California, and Chapter 6 concerns the Equal Opportunity Program of NASA at the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas. Topics covered in individual commentaries include program goals, program design, suggestions for program implementation, the differences and similarities between handicapped and nonhandicapped students, teacher attitudes toward the students and programs, the role of special education, and suggestions for staff development. (MN)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Annotated Bibliographies, Career Development, Career Guidance, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Educational Innovation, High Schools, Mainstreaming, Models, Needs Assessment, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Role, Student Needs, Teacher Attitudes, Vocational Education
National Center Publications, The National Center for Research in Vocational Education, The Ohio State University, 1960 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210 (SN 24, $5.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Office of Radio and TV for Learning, Boston, MA.