ERIC Number: ED259103
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Vocational Programming for the LEP. Part 2: The Project Mainstream Experience.
This monograph is intended as a resource for persons planning or administering a vocational program for limited English proficient (LEP) students. It describes the structure and operations of Project Mainstream, a bilingual vocational program serving Korean and Spanish speaking persons. Material is organized around three major topics. The first topic, "Planning," examines areas of concern in the process of establishing the project. Discussion covers needs assessment, financing, objectives, components, materials development, and scheduling of vocational training, bilingual assistance, Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL), and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes. The second section, "Student Services," gives a detailed account of the support structure provided for students and its development within the project. Student services described include recruitment, intake, registration, orientation, advising, vocational tutoring, bilingual tutoring, VESL, ESL, field trips, placement, and followup. The third topic, "Program Management," considers the responsibilities of the project staff and the relationship of the project to departments within the college in which it is housed as well as to the wider community. Staffing, staff development, recordkeeping, and budget management are addressed. Appendixes include project materials, lists of bilingual and VESL materials developed, and flow charts. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Chicago City Colleges, IL. Truman Coll.
Note: For part 1, see ED 256 928.