ERIC Number: ED353459
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Mission Possible: Career Education.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Education Response Centre.; Concordia Coll., Edmonton (Alberta). Centre for Career Development Innovation.
This packet of materials is intended for high school educators who are interested in implementing career education programs. Introductory information explains the need for career education, the targeted audience, access to resources, and objectives. Descriptions of the career education programs of seven schools throughout the province of Alberta are provided. These schools represent large and small student populations, rural and urban settings, well-developed programs, and programs with dreams just being realized. They portray a cross-section of innovative practices that demonstrate the diverse career education possibilities in Alberta's secondary schools. The schools and specific focus of the career education program are as follows: Bev Facey Composite High School with a focus on goal setting; Crescent Heights High School with a student-centered approach; L. Y. Cairns School with a focus on school teamwork; Grande Cache Community School with a focus on community partnerships; Bishop Carroll High School with a focus on meaningful learning; Roland Michener Junior/Senior High School with a developmental approach; and Lacombe Composite High School with an open-door policy. Key points of each program/focus are highlighted in the left-hand margin. Contacts are listed. Other contents include the following: a list of addresses, materials, and services provided by four sources; addresses of three professional groups; and information on related conferences. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Education Response Centre.; Concordia Coll., Edmonton (Alberta). Centre for Career Development Innovation.
Identifiers - Location: Canada