ERIC Number: ED204494
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
An Exemplary Project to Design and Implement a Guidance and Placement Program at Heritage Comprehensive High School and the Blount Occupational Education Center. Final Report for Program Improvement Projects Funded under Public Law 94-482. February 1, 1978-September 30, 1980.
Blount County Schools, Maryville, TN.
This report describes activities and presents products of a three-year project to develop a guidance and placement program in Blount County, Tennessee. Sections 1 and 2 review objectives and personnel of this project to develop vocational awareness programs for elementary students, develop occupational exploratory courses for Grade 9, develop guidance and counseling programs, develop a student assessment program, and develop and implement a county-wide job placement program, including followup. Section 3 contains the products developed as part of the program improvement activities. They are (1) Placement Brochure, (2) Student Handbook (information on responsibilities on the job and in the placement program), (3) Training Sponsor Handbook (manual for local employers), (4) Vocational Education Handbook (career information and vocational awareness for eighth graders), (5) Pre-Employment Skills Handbook (five lessons for vocational students in final year of training--Where and How to Find a Job, The Job Application, The Resume, The Job Interview, Inter-Personal Skills), (6) High School Career Data Sheet (for high school course planning), and (7) Career Planning Data Sheet. (A job placement slide presentation was also developed.) Information contained in sections 4-10 includes expenditure of funds, dissemination activities, recommendations and conclusions, project continuation, and project transportability. Appendixes include two Interim Evaluations from the first year and Final Evaluation reports for the three years of the project. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Cooperative Education, Counseling Services, Educational Opportunities, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Followup Studies, Guidance Programs, Job Placement, Job Skills, Prevocational Education, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Program Improvement, School Business Relationship, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Blount County Schools, Maryville, TN.
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee