ERIC Number: ED375284
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Career Passport Implementation Handbook. Revised.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
This guide explains the benefits and use of Ohio's career passport, which is designed to serve as a standard statewide vocational credential that represents individuals as completers of secondary or adult vocational programs and that is transferable across the state regardless of where a vocational completer received training. Discussed in section 1 are the following: what a career passport is and why it is essential; benefits of a model career passport; and benefits of career passports to students, employers, schools, and communities. The second section, which is devoted to coordination of career passport activities, covers the following topics: the roles of career passport coordinators and ambassadors, filing systems, recommended timelines, and marketing. Explained in section 3 are the following career passport components: school administrator letter; personal data; competency list; grade records; credentials, certificates, and diploma; and formatting components. Appendixes constituting approximately 50% of this document include samples of the following: brochure, administrator letters, worksheets for the personal data component, personal data component, competency lists, and formatted components. Also included is a glossary. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Planning, Credentials, Models, Portfolios (Background Materials), Program Implementation, Records (Forms), Secondary Education, Statewide Planning, Student Certification, Vocational Education, Worksheets
Vocational Instructional Materials Laboratory, Ohio State University, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. CAPA-HB: $4.75; quantity discounts available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio