ERIC Number: ED308296
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Sixteenth Annual Report of the West Virginia State Council on Vocational Education.
West Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Charleston.
This document reports briefly on the status of vocational education in West Virginia during 1987-88, as reported by the West Virginia State Council on Vocational Education. It summarizes the duties of the council, presents an overview of the number of students enrolled and the number of vocational programs in the state, and commends exemplary programs. It also analyzes briefly the involvement of vocational education with the private sector and with the Job Training Partnership Act. A financial outline highlights the methods for allocating vocational funds, a financial analysis of vocational programs, and an assessment of the distribution of funds. Improvements in vocational education during the year are noted, and recommendations for further action are made. They include creating reimbursement formulas for adult vocational education, reviewing the procedures for enrolling adults in technical colleges, developing guidance programs, ensuring the enrollment of disadvantaged students in vocational education, developing strategies for the dissemination of information about student financial aid, and establishing technical advisory committees. Summaries of studies concerning the coordination of the West Virginia vocational education program with the Job Training Partnership Act and the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act are provided. (KC)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Compliance (Legal), Coordination, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Federal State Relationship, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Program Improvement, Secondary Education, State Federal Aid, State Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Council on Vocational Education, Charleston.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984; Job Training Partnership Act 1982