ERIC Number: ED255726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Joining Vocational Education and the Community. Maryland Vocational Administrators' Conferences Spring and Fall 1984.
Gilli, Angelo C., Sr., Ed.
Materials are provided from the spring and fall Maryland Vocational Administrators' Conferences. Part I: Spring 1984 begins with Addison S. Hobbs' brief welcome and the conference agenda. "Linkage Projects between LEAs (local education agencies), Two-Year Colleges, and Senior Colleges" (Lynn M. Gilli, recorder) summarizes resource persons' comments on linkage and their programs. "Training People for Productivity in Industry" (Peter Hudson) discusses staff retraining at Westinghouse. "Training People for Productivity in Industry: Applications in and Meaning for Education" (Richard Kiley) lists what educators can do to prepare students to be productive workers. An evaluation of the spring conference includes eight data tables. Part II: Fall 1984 begins with a copy of the agenda."Enhancing Connections between Vocational Education and the Business Industrial Community" (Michael D. Usdan) discusses 11 interrelated issues that form the basis for a realistic projection of a change-laden scenario that will influence educational administration. "Linkages Between Secondary/Postsecondary Vocational Programs and Other Community Agencies" (Leon L. Copeland, Clarence Johnson, Willard Mumford) describes three exemplary programs, focusing in each case on underlying philosophy or goal, program organization and implementation, and the program's degree of success. A table provides evaluation data on the fall conference. "Productivity: a Password for Excellence in Vocational Education" (Addison S. Hobbs) expands upon a philosophy of productivity. "Needed Curricular Changes in Vocational Education" (Albert J. Pautler, Jr.) suggests a modular curriculum. "Productivity and Equity in Vocational Education: An Agenda for Action" (Thomas C. Tuttle) proposes courses of action for building an agenda for Maryland vocational education. "Developing Human Resources through Staff Development" (Kurt Eschemann) sees staff development as a method of maintaining the highest quality instruction possible. "Productivity through Vocational Education" (Alfred W. Pelletier) discusses the contribution that quality vocational education can make to the national economy and to the development of meaningful employment for students. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Curriculum Development, Educational Cooperation, Industry, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Postsecondary Education, Productivity, Role of Education, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.