ERIC Number: ED317880
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
The National Career Development Guidelines. State Resource Handbook.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
This resource handbook is a companion volume to five local handbooks developed to support specialized implementation of the National Career Development Guidelines in elementary schools, middle and junior high schools, high schools, post-secondary institutions, and business organizations. It can be used by state-level staff including directors and members of State Occupational Information Coordinating Committees, State Supervisors of Guidance, and other state-level personnel who are involved in administering career development programs. This handbook includes information that was provided by the 24 states that are using the National Career Development Guidelines to develop state-level guidelines and standards. It is organized into 5 sections and 5 appendices. The first section,"Supporting Career Development Programs," overviews strategies used by the states and refers to reports that support the importance of career development programs. The second section, "State Standards and Guidelines," describes and gives examples of the major approaches being used by the states to establish state-level standards and guidelines. The section called "Setting State Standards and Guidelines" summarizes and gives examples of strategies states have used to establish, disseminate, and implement guidelines. The "Funding Career Development Programs" section provides information about funding programs. The final section, "Providing Technical Assistance to Local Programs," describes strategies and resources that support training and technical assistance for local programs on various topics. The appendices include information on state profiles, examples of state standards and guidelines, information on materials to support the needs for and benefits of, career development programs, promotional materials, and a directory of state guidance supervisors. (NB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Note: For other handbooks in this series, see CG 022 382-387.