ERIC Number: ED361523
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Sep-30
Reference Count: N/A
The Partnership for Academic and Career Education. Final Report.
Tri-County Technical Coll., Pendleton, SC.
The project report that introduces this document describes how the Partnership for Academic and Career Education (PACE) project developed tech prep/associate degree program agreements between Tri-County Technical College and seven school districts in Anderson, Oconee, and Pikens Counties, South Carolina. The partnership resulted in restructuring of secondary curriculum options, development of seamless pathways into postsecondary programs, implementation of guidance and other support activities, enhancement of postsecondary curricula, and more high school graduates pursuing postsecondary education at the community college level. Extensive appendixes include the following: (1) sample curriculum materials, such as teacher's guides for Introduction to Technologies, Mathematics for the Workplace, and Communications for the Workplace; (2) materials explaining tech prep options in four-year colleges; (3) graphic representations of the program development model; (4) summary of new and/or enhanced course offerings by district; (5) guide listing desired competencies for each tech prep mathematics, English, and science course; (6) sample tech prep student and parent advisory guides; (7) curriculum pathways; (8) description of Technical Advanced Study procedures; (9) newspaper article; (10) guide to area business speakers; (11) career awareness brochure; (12) career planning flowchart; (13) Technical Advanced Placement faculty and staff handbook and student handbook; and (14) four electromechanical units. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Curriculum Development, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Material Development, Program Development, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Teaching Guides, Technical Institutes, Technology, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Tri-County Technical Coll., Pendleton, SC.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina