ERIC Number: ED362702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
Southeastern Illinois Tech Prep Project. Final Report. July 1, 1991-June 30, 1992.
Southeastern Illinois Vocational System, Harrisburg.
The Southeastern Illinois Technical Preparation project was undertaken to develop sequenced tech prep programs in principles of technology/electronics, computer programming, and secretary/business management at nine high schools and Southeastern Illinois College with emphasis on preparation in mathematics, science, and communication and on integrating academic and vocational content. A 3-year plan for implementing and expanding the tech prep program for all vocational programs at the nine high schools was developed. Other project activities completed thus far include the following: development/delivery of staff development activities for tech prep instructors, assessment of rural high schools' equipment needs, development/implementation of job opportunities awareness programs in middle and high schools, and a 1-year project evaluation and revision of plans for subsequent project years. (Appended to this final report are meeting agendas, a list of advisory committee members and their contributions, a course sequence model, an implementation plan with 3-year objectives, teacher and counselor professional development plans, a 3-year equipment plan, an awareness plan, midyear and final evaluations, a list of development committee members, project newsletters, reports on curriculum change projects, a project purpose statement, and implementation agreements by site.) (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Articulation (Education), Business Education, Career Awareness, Curriculum Development, Electronics, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Office Occupations Education, Program Development, Programming, Regional Planning, Rural Education, Secretaries, Staff Development, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Southeastern Illinois Vocational System, Harrisburg.