ERIC Number: ED293227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Rural Transition Strategies That Work.
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)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Choice, Career Education, Career Exploration, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Family Involvement, Job Placement, Job Skills, Job Training, Models, Parent Participation, Prevocational Education, Program Content, Program Effectiveness, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Rural Special Education.