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ERIC Number: ED215098
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Pages: 25
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing Maine's Youth for the World of Work.
Gould, Catherine; Thompson, Stephen
A joint project in Maine was conducted to improve Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA)/school collaboration in the delivery of career education services to students in grades 7-12. Following a needs assessment and successful application for a funding grant, participating agencies formed local CETA/career education linkage teams which were responsible for program planning and implementation. Each school system carried out the following programs: (1) development and implementation of a comprehensive career education curriculum for K-12; (2) implementation of five experimental career education programs; (3) establishment of a career education resource center; and (4) delivering career and occupational information. In addition, state-level subcontracts were let to contractors who completed a series of career education conferences and workshops throughout the state; performed a programmatic assessment of career education in Maine; published the Career Education Management Activity Guide; established a work education resource center; and published Maine's Work/Education Quarterly. As a result of the project, eight recommendations were made for increased funding for career education and increased linkages between the schools' career education programs and CETA agencies. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta.; Maine State Employment and Training Council, Augusta.
Authoring Institution: North East Educational Consortium, ME.
Identifiers - Location: Maine
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Comprehensive Employment and Training Act