ERIC Number: ED344063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Tech Prep: Developing Cooperative Programs and Partnerships. National Satellite Teleconference Proceedings (Blacksburg, Virginia, October 29, 1991).
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.; National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
This document reports the proceedings of a teleconference convened to acquaint vocational education leaders and the vocational education community with the federal guidelines for "tech prep" programs as well as the elements of successful programs. About 700 down-link sites from 48 states participated in the conference, with an etimated audience of some 10,000 persons. The following presentations were part of the conference: "Tech Prep Satellite Teleconference Introduction" (David Crippens); "The New Perkins Act and Tech Prep Education" (Winifred I. Warnat); "Tech Prep Development in Postsecondary Education" (James Dixon); "Tech Prep from the Consortium and Postsecondary Perspective" (Diana Walter); "Business and Industry's Role in Tech Prep" (Royce N. Angel); and "Factors Influencing Tech Prep Planning and Implementation" (Debra Bragg). (KC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Cooperative Programs, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Trends, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, High Schools, Postsecondary Education, Technical Education, Teleconferencing, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
NCRVE Materials Distribution Service, Horrabin Hall 46, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 (order no. MDS-383A: $2.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg.; National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990