ERIC Number: ED311657
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Montgomery County Public Schools Summer VIEW Program: A Transition-to-Work Program for Special Education Students Funded through the Job Training Partnership Act. Final Report.
This paper presents the final report on the 1988 High School Vocational Interest Exploration Workshop (VIEW) program of the Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools. The 4-week summer program, funded through the Job Training Partnership Act, involved Level 4 special education students, aged 14 to 19. The program provided 1-week minicourses in business, building/grounds maintenance, food services, and auto mechanics/services; offered daily career exploration/career development activities, including social skills instruction; and organized field trips to enable students to observe a variety of persons working in different work sites. Student goals were to improve basic skills, increase self-awareness in relation to different vocational areas, improve understanding of career planning and decision making, and improve work-related social/interpersonal skills. The report describes the program's budget, staff and staff duties, weekly schedules, and program evaluation activities. Recommendations for program improvement are included. (JDD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.