ERIC Number: ED378323
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Tech Prep. Federal & Ohio Guidelines.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
This booklet outlines federal and Ohio guidelines regarding tech prep programs. Presented first is a map depicting the 24 Ohio consortia developed during the 4 phases of statewide planning of tech prep in Ohio. The next section of the booklet, which is devoted to federal provisions regarding tech prep, includes the definition of tech prep contained in the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Amendments of 1990 and lists the seven tech prep components stipulated in the amendments. The remainder of the booklet focuses on Ohio's vision of tech prep. Ohio's definition of tech prep is presented along with a brief description of the relationship between secondary- and postsecondary-level instruction. Next, the requirements regarding academic, occupational, and employability competencies at the secondary and postsecondary levels are stated. The following critical components of Ohio's tech prep program are listed: systemic change, expanded student opportunity, partnerships, early individual career education, competencies, and advanced skills. Detailed next are the elements of Ohio's integrated curriculum tech prep course path at the following instructional levels: pre-grade 8, grade 8, grades 9 through 12, associate degree/two-year college programs, and employment. Two tech prep contact persons are listed. (MN)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Competence, Competency Based Education, Consortia, Definitions, Educational Objectives, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, High Schools, Noncollege Bound Students, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, State Programs, Tech Prep, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990