ERIC Number: ED345046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Pennsylvania Council on Vocational Education 22nd Annual Report.
Pennsylvania State Council on Vocational Education, Harrisburg.
This annual report describes activities and accomplishments of the Pennsylvania Council on Vocational Education (PACVE). It begins with letters from the: Chair of PACVE, Governor, Secretary of Education, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education, and Director of the Bureau of Vocational-Technical Education. Other contents include listings of PACVE responsibilities and activities and recommendations to the State Board of Education, including expansion of assessments of secondary vocational-technical education students; increased support for adult vocational education programs; review of need for postsecondary technical education programs; strengthening the vocational personnel development system; and coordination of state administration activities. Four major issues addressed by PACVE are identified: implementation of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1990, development of the State Plan for Vocational-Technical Education, integration of academic and vocational education curricula, and curriculum regulations for academic and vocational education. Highlights of new and innovative vocational education programs are provided. A statistical review of the status of vocational education in Pennsylvania includes tables and figures that provide data on vocational student enrollments, special populations, placement of completers, and earnings of employed graduates. Information is also presented on the Governor's Special Grant for Education (8% Funds) of the Job Training Partnership Act. (YLB)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Demonstration Programs, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Trends, Enrollment, Federal Legislation, Integrated Curriculum, Job Placement, Job Training, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, State Agencies, State Aid, State Government, State Legislation, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Vocational Education, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Council on Vocational Education, Harrisburg.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990; Job Training Partnership Act 1982