ERIC Number: ED209480
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
How to Approach, Develop, Vitalize, Improve, Structure, Establish Local Advisory Councils on Vocational Education.
Huska, Sandra L.
This booklet is intended for persons appointed to local advisory councils or committees and for teachers, educators, and/or administrators of vocational-technical education in order to assist them in establishinq and maintaining effective local advisory councils. The first sections of the guide define an advisory council, profile types of advisory councils, explain why advisory councils are important, set forth the mandate and state guidelines for advisory councils, and provide information on the National and the Pennsylvania Advisory Councils on Vocational Education. In the middle sections of the booklet, procedures for establishing local advisory councils are outlined, along with a sample appointment letter and tips on council orientation, organization, meetings, structures, by-laws, roles, and projects councils can conduct to improve the condition of vocational education. The last sections of the guide discuss program evaluation and council self-evaluation, national priorities, and do's and dont's for an effective council. It is suggested that the booklet be adapted to local conditions to be most effective. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Advisory Council for Vocational Education, Harrisburg.