ERIC Number: ED261132
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Self Assessment Guidelines for Administrators of High School Cooperative Work Experience Programs.
National Child Labor Committee, New York, NY.
A self-assessment questionnaire is presented in this document for use by high school administrators collecting information on which to base recommendations and plans for improving the effectiveness of cooperative work experience (CWE) programs. A format for assessment in each of the following areas is given: characteristics of students, staff, and employers; public relations; employer recognition; overall evaluation and recommendations; community support; support for program by employers' personnel; status of CWE program in the school system; citizen advisory or steering committee; selecting and training teacher-coordinators; program planning; define goals and policies; program administration; training agreement; resources for teacher-coordinators; criteria for selecting work stations; program evaluation; recruiting employers; dealing with employers' problems; orienting employers and supervisors; evaluation of students' work performance by employer; monitoring the work station; relating in-school and on-the-job learning; jobs designed to meet developmental needs; developing the work station to meet students' needs and increase learning opportunities; training work supervisors; related class curriculum; training plan; preparing students for work assignments; matching students and jobs; use of work performance evaluation by the coordinator; programs for students with special needs; role of the guidance counselor; selecting and assigning students; and students' orientation to cooperative education. (KH)
Publication Type: Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.; Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, New York, NY.; Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: National Child Labor Committee, New York, NY.
Note: Also funded by Atlantic Richfield Foundation.