ERIC Number: ED362631
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Pickens County Youth Apprenticeship Initiative.
Pickens County School District, Easley, SC.
This publication contains materials related to the youth apprenticeship program in computer electronics launched by Pickens Country School District, South Carolina, for students enrolled in the district's tech prep curriculum. Contents include the following: goals and objectives of the National Youth Apprenticeship Initiative; a pyramid illustrating the foundation supporting youth apprenticeships; a diagram showing the interrelationships of business/industry, career guidance, curriculum, and academic and vocational education; a diagram depicting the relationships among the school district, business and industry partners, Tri-County Technical College, and Partnership for Academic and Career Education (PACE) in the Youth Apprenticeship Options and lists of their responsibilities; and two charts showing the Youth Apprenticeship Initiative electronics technology enrollment plan and overall enrollment plan. An outline of the Youth Apprenticeship Student Orientation Program is followed by the agenda of the "Kick-Off Dinner" and copies of articles from newspapers and inhouse publications. Another section describes these initial steps in program development: assess needs, develop a plan for the apprenticeship initiative, and develop program specifics. The publication concludes with a list of requirements for participation in the program and a list of skills that are to be demonstrated during the youth apprenticeship work experience. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Articulation (Education), Computers, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Education Work Relationship, Educational Opportunities, Electronics, High Schools, Institutional Cooperation, Integrated Curriculum, Job Skills, Orientation, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Public Relations, Publicity, School Business Relationship, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pickens County School District, Easley, SC.