ERIC Number: ED308295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Delivery Systems Assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act and Job Training Partnership Act.
Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Richmond.
This report presents an overview of the vocational education delivery systems assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) in Virginia. For the Perkins Act, the report reviews the purpose, delivery system, and the implementation of vocational education (enrollments, quality of programs for target populations, services for handicapped students, program improvement, community-based organizations, consumer and homemaking education, exemplary initiatives, reports from vocational education advisory councils, and distribution and expenditures of funds). It also makes recommendations concerning vocational education for the handicapped, business internships for teachers, credits for private sector training, adult vocational programs for older workers, innovative program designs, secondary-community college coordination, apprenticeships, vocational follow-up, career development guidelines, student organizations, and employment counseling and placement services. For the JTPA, the report reviews the purpose, delivery system, the working of the act (participants served, types of training provided, coordination between JTPA and vocational education, state education coordination grants, and other JTPA provisions), and makes recommendations concerning expanding coordination between vocational education and JTPA programs. The report also outlines the yearly activities of the reviewing council in the state. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Richmond.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Job Training Partnership Act 1982