ERIC Number: ED263395
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Career Ladder: Vocational Assessment.
Middletown Public Schools, CT.
This packet on vocational assessment is one in a series of materials for use with career ladder students in the Middletown, Connecticut, Public Schools. Career ladder students are those ranging from the mentally retarded to the high-risk dropout in the regular education program. The document first explains the nature and purpose of vocational assessment. The following tests and assessment instruments are then described: (1) the Texas Education Agency's Steps in Vocational Assessment, (2) the California Occupational Preference System; (3) the Harrington/O'Shea Career Decision Making System; (4) the Picture Interest Exploratory Survey; (5) the Army Career Game Interest Inventory; (6) the P.A.Y.E.S.; (7) the Woodcock Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery; (8) the Woodcock Reading Mastery Tests; (9) the Wide Range Achievement Test; (10) the Brigance Diagnostic Inventory of Essential Skills; (11) the Stanford Achievement Test; (12) the Educational Evaluation and Remedial Assistance Mastery-Proficiency Exams; (13) the Talent Assessment Programs; (14) the PACG Inventory; (15) the American Association on Mental Deficiency's Adaptive Behavior Scale; (16) the C.I.T.E. Learning Styles Instrument; (17) the Career Maturity Inventory; (18) the Tests of Adult Basic Education; and (19) the Tri-County Cooperative Vocational Assessment forms, which include teacher assessment, prevocational behavioral checklist, vocational planning guide, assessment report, entrance criteria for local community jobs, work-related behavior assessment, job analysis, and an on-the-job rating form. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Students, Aptitude Tests, Career Choice, Career Guidance, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Qualifications, Exceptional Persons, High Risk Students, Interest Inventories, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Occupational Tests, Postsecondary Education, Prognostic Tests, Screening Tests, Student Evaluation, Testing, Vocational Aptitude, Vocational Evaluation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Connecticut State Board of Education, Hartford.
Authoring Institution: Middletown Public Schools, CT.
Note: For related documents, see CE 042 912-914.