ERIC Number: ED347386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Building a Regional Bridge from Education to Careers in Partnership with Business, Industry, Government, and Education. A Regional Planning Process Model for K-14 Career Education with Employer Linkages.
Antelope Valley Union High School District, Lancaster, CA.
The Antelope Valley (California) Bridge from Education to Careers is a regional plan for developing a local program of career education to prepare all students from kindergarten through community college for careers. Recommendations for a model process are based on the Antelope Valley experience. There are 26 steps to building a regional bridge from education to careers: identify core leadership; designate a team leader; identify potential organizations; plan timelines; conduct the first meeting; identify employer concerns; identify planning issues; build cooperation between business and education; identify a leadership group; review existing career development materials; develop a mission statement; obtain feedback about mission statement; identify subcommittees; identify tasks; conduct both committee and subcommittee meetings in same time block; conduct meetings with chairs; prepare committee reports; identify process to achieve mission; identify employer liaisons; design a visual representation of process; develop documents for committee review; route draft documents for review; develop implementation plan; prepare final document; implement plan; and coordinate implementation. (The following are included in this booklet: 12 tips for the building committee, 24 ideas for building employer liaisons, information on the Antelope Valley career guide, and steering committee members.) (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advisory Committees, Career Education, College School Cooperation, Community Colleges, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Job Training, Lifelong Learning, Program Development, Regional Planning, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: California Community Colleges, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Antelope Valley Union High School District, Lancaster, CA.