ERIC Number: ED362682
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Jun-28
Reference Count: N/A
Frequently Asked Questions about Tech Prep. The South Dakota Tech Prep Initiative.
Wienk, Micky J.
Based on experience with the program in South Dakota, this document contains 54 questions and answers about tech prep, the integrated academic-vocational system of education encompassing 2 years of high school and 2 years of college. The guide provides information on such topics as the following: what tech prep is, how Perkins Act funds are used for the program, how tech prep programs are established, funding tech prep, activities that can be funded through the Perkins Act, who should teach applied academic courses, involvement of school counselors, tech prep demonstration projects, and resource persons for tech prep initiatives, on both the state and federal levels. Thirteen appendixes provide additional material to augment the brief answers given about tech prep in response to the questions. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Demonstration Programs, Educational Finance, Educational Resources, Federal Legislation, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Program Development, Program Implementation, State Programs, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Dakota State Dept. of Education and Cultural Affairs, Pierre.
Identifiers - Location: South Dakota
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational Education Act 1984