ERIC Number: ED357290
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Florida DVACE Federal Performance Report for Vocational Education. Fiscal Year 1991.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
During Fiscal Year 1991, Florida's Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education (DVACE) provided programs, services, and activities funded under Titles II-A, II-B, IIIA, and IIIB of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act. DVACE expended funds for development of vocational education opportunities to meet needs of special populations. Increases were reported in enrollments in postsecondary/adult vocational programs of students with handicaps (34%), limited English speaking students (30%), disadvantaged students, adult students (26%), single parents/displaced homemakers, and students enrolled in nontraditional programs. Significant DVACE achievements in vocational education program improvement, innovation, and expansion included the following: implementation of the Florida Constructive Youth Program for economically disadvantaged youth; initiation of the Technology Education Lab/Southern Regional Education Board pilot programs; development of a Master Inservice Plan for Vocational Educators; technical assistance on integration of academic and vocational education; dissemination of a Strategic Plan for Vocational, Adult, and Community Education; and material development to implement the Blueprint for Career Preparation. Community-based organizations received assistance for development of programs, services, and activities to enhance participation of severely economically and educationally disadvantaged youth. Consumer and Homemaking Education received funds for instructional programs and services that benefited 125,944 students. (Appendixes include student enrollment table, descriptions of exemplary programs, and topic index. Contains 15 tables/graphs.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Community Education, Community Organizations, Consumer Education, Correctional Education, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Displaced Homemakers, Economically Disadvantaged, Educationally Disadvantaged, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Home Economics, Inservice Teacher Education, Limited English Speaking, Nontraditional Occupations, One Parent Family, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Retraining, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Strategic Planning, Technology Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
Division of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. AD 428 BK 92).
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Vocational, Adult, and Community Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984