ERIC Number: ED256945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Equal Access in Vocational Education. Instructor's Guidebook. Models and Strategies.
Money, Marilyn; Smith, Armenia
This guidebook consists of a model and strategies for teachers and counselors to use in recruiting nontraditional and other special needs students into vocational education programs. Provided in the first section are guidelines for fair recruitment of male and female students into vocational programs as well as for recruitment of learning disabled, limited English-proficient, disabled, and culturally different students. The next section outlines strategies for information dissemination, training, and interactive activities. The third section describes the following suggested program activities: information booths, public service announcements, followup activities, an open house for vocational applicants, eighth-grade field trip using peer models, a linkage conference for nontraditional workers and educators, student workshops, activities involving the Future Homemakers of America (FHA) and instructors of courses in office duplication practices, a workshop for teachers, a futures week for middle school students, a role model index to identify local role models, and a job-site visitation activity. Concluding the guide are a bibliography and appendixes containing guidelines for preparing radio and TV spots, newsletters, brochures, posters, and flyers. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Classroom Techniques, Conferences, Counseling Techniques, Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Strategies, Equal Education, Guidelines, Information Dissemination, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Limited English Speaking, Linking Agents, Models, Nontraditional Education, Publicity, Role Models, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Special Needs Students, Student Organizations, Student Recruitment, Teacher Workshops, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Ysleta Independent School District, El Paso, TX.