ERIC Number: ED199454
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Getting Ready for School Improvement in Career Education.
Smey, Barbara A.
These materials for a one-day workshop on reviewing topics relevant to school improvement efforts in career education consist of six activities. Topics covered in the activities are an overview of the workshop, the initial meeting between linkers, diagnosing a school's readiness for change, getting school community people involved in planning for school improvement in career education, managerial structure for a career education program, and career education resource and technical assistance centers. Each activity contains a statement of purpose, its estimated time, an explanation of its format, and specific implementation suggestions. Twelve activity handouts are provided. These include a workshop agenda, a role play scenario, role profiles, an instrument for designing a school's readiness to change, lists of groups comprising a school community and factors encouraging and discouraging people from serving in school communities, suggested recruiting actions, a worksheet for designing a career education program managerial structure, and a design of and suggestions for such a structure. (Five other career education workshops covering career education concepts and practices, linking agents, program design, opinion surveys, and school improvement processes are available separately through ERIC--see note). (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Career Education, Change Strategies, Community Involvement, Definitions, Educational Change, Educational Facilities, Educational Improvement, Educational Resources, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Linking Agents, Meetings, Planning, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Improvement, Recruitment, Resource Centers, Role Playing, School Community Relationship, School Districts, School Involvement, Workshops
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Note: Italicized print and colored pages will not reproduce well. For related documents see CE 028 216-221.