ERIC Number: ED354056
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Examining the Impact: A Summary of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act, 1983-84 through 1990-91.
Perry, Kim; And Others
To assess the impact of funds obtained through the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act by the California Community Colleges (CCC), this report provides enrollment data and program accomplishments for academic years 1983-84 through 1990-91. The first part of the report features introductory material and extensive graphs of enrollment data for vocational education in the CCC. The second part provides brief descriptions of program accomplishments under the following headings: (1) "Adults in Need of Training"; (2) "Agriculture and Natural Resources" (discussing program improvement, in-service training, and student leadership development); (3) "Business Education" (highlighting the Statewide Community College Instructional and Administrative Telecommunications Model Network and professional development efforts); (4) "Career Counseling and Guidance"; (5) "Community-Based Organizations"; (6) "Consumer Home Economics" (discussing consumer and homemaking education funds, a plan for CCC home economics, and a program review); (7) "Cooperative Work Experience Education and Job Placement" (focusing on criteria and quality indicators and the Center for Cooperative Work Experience Education); (8) "Disadvantaged Students" (presenting a sampling of efforts to help disadvantaged students); (9) "Gender Equity" (focusing on the fields of business education, agriculture, industrial technology, and health careers); (10) "Handicapped Students" (discussing an increase in accessibility for handicapped students); (11) "Health Occupations" (listing various projects completed in the field); (12) "Public Safety Education" (discussing funding for vocational training through the State Department of Corrections); (13) "Single Parents and Displaced Homemakers" (highlighting efforts to bring higher education to these groups); and (14) "Trade and Industrial Education" (reviewing projects to evaluate educational software). (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984