ERIC Number: ED307146
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Gearing Up: How to Start a Precollege Minority Engineering Program.
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc., New York, NY.
Based on the expertise generated by years of work in minority engineering program development, this handbook consolidates the experiences of program directors, industry sponsors, and school system collaborators. Its purpose is to provide quidelines for setting up a comprehensive precollege engineering program. Discussions include: (1) history; (2) assessing community needs; (3) assembling support teams; (4) organizational structure; (5) starting up; (6) program administration; and (7) public relations. Appendices include directories of program administrators, lists of resources, publications, and program models, statistics on minority engineering enrollment and academic preparedness of high school students, directions for writing a program proposal, and definitions and illustrations of operational plans. (CW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Engineering Education, High Schools, Minority Groups, Models, Organizational Development, Program Administration, Program Design, Program Development, Program Implementation, Proposal Writing, Science Curriculum, Secondary School Science
NACME, Inc., 3 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc., New York, NY.