ERIC Number: ED293987
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Handbook of Private Accredited Trade and Technical Schools 1988. Career Education That Works for America.
National Association of Trade and Technical Schools, Washington, DC.
This handbook includes general information about factors to consider when selecting a trade and technical school and detailed information about the program offerings of all of the private technical schools that were accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the National Association of Trade and Technical Schools as of September 1, 1987. Important factors to consider when comparing the feasibility of different careers are discussed in the first section. The second section contains alphabetically arranged descriptions of 98 careers that can be learned in two years or less along with state-coded lists of accredited trade and technical schools offering training programs in the specific occupational areas. Private career schools and guidelines for choosing one are the subject of the third section. The importance of accreditation is explained. The next section, a state-by-state listing of accredited trade and technical schools, includes each school's address and a listing of its program offerings. A brief set of career questions and answers concludes the guide. (MN)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Curriculum, Evaluation Criteria, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Private Schools, Program Content, Proprietary Schools, School Choice, Technical Education, Trade and Industrial Education
NATTS Publications, P.O. Box 10429, Dept. 88, Rockville, MD 20850 (Free).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Teachers; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association of Trade and Technical Schools, Washington, DC.