ERIC Number: ED280539
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Nov
Maricopa County Vocational Education Plan: 1987 Update.
Maricopa County Community Coll. District, Phoenix, AZ.
Designed as a management tool for governing boards and administrators to promote the development and improvement of vocational education opportunities in Maricopa County, this report presents an update of a 5-year (1984-89) vocational education plan for secondary and postsecondary education. Section I provides an introduction to the report and to vocational education planning in the county. In addition, planning assumptions concerning technological, financial, political, demographic, and economic trends are discussed; new goals for 1987 are presented; and the members of the Maricopa County Vocational Education Planning Council are listed. Section II presents an update on progress made in the areas of articulation between high schools and two-year colleges and two-year and four-year colleges; opportunities for coordination between public and private schools; labor market demand and program priorities; and the financing of occupational programs. After section III identifies goals and objectives for 1987-88 related to the same four areas, section IV presents recommendations that address statewide issues of funding and legislation. Appendices include an inventory of training programs in the county, and economic and employment data and forecasts. (LAL)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Planning, College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Objectives, Employment Patterns, High Schools, Intercollegiate Cooperation, Labor Market, Long Range Planning, Private Colleges, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Maricopa County Community Coll. District, Phoenix, AZ.
Note: Prepared by the Maricopa County Vocational Education Planning Council.