ERIC Number: ED218525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Education Models for Linking Agencies Serving the Handicapped. Technical Assistance Report.
Tindall, Lloyd W.
This report describes the technical assistance provided to the states of New Jersey, Maryland, and Virginia during a project on vocational education models for linking agencies serving the handicapped. Described first are the nature and scope of the project. Covered in a summary of technical assistance provided to New Jersey are the New Jersey Vocational Education Model for Linking Agencies Serving the Handicapped, pilot counties, the New Jersey Interagency Linkage Project time line, and assessment of New Jersey implementation activities. Next, various aspects of the Virginia project are discussed, including models for linking agencies serving the handicapped in Virginia, four county/city pilot models, and Virginia's current condition of interagency linkages to improve the vocational education of handicapped persons. In a section on assistance to Maryland, the Maryland vocational education models for linking agencies serving the handicapped are outlined along with the development of a resource manual concerning cooperative planning for the handicapped. Provided in an overview of the resource manual is information on legal mandates, cooperative agreements, relating state and local services, funding, service delivery at the local level, career and vocational program delivery, and monitoring and evaluation. (MN)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Education, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Financial Support, Instructional Materials, Learning Modules, Linking Agents, Material Development, Models, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Resources, School Districts, Services, Special Education, State Agencies, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland; New Jersey; Virginia