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ERIC Number: ED293227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Feb
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Transition Strategies That Work.
Schwartz, Phebe
Successful rural transition strategies which assist disabled rural secondary students in the transition from school to employment and community integration are described. Effective programs and specific strategies touch on such topic areas as job/career exploration, on-site job exploration, career planning, prevocational training, transition training and academic skills, mainstreamed vocational courses, individual vocational training contacts, and parent and family involvement. Additional strategies address identification of training sites, diversified job training, rotation job training, making the most of limited work sites, community involvement in training, contract vocational education (CVE), transportation options, mobile assessment units, interagency collaboration, employer training, community education, social integration, using local employment, school/business partnerships, and creating employment (products and services). The name and address of a contact person is provided for each strategy described. (JW)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.