ERIC Number: ED378346
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Rhode Island Tech Prep Program Guide. Tech Prep Associate Degree Program. Technical Programs. Business/Office Administration Programs. Allied Health/Dental Health Programs.
Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.
This program guide for educators outlines how the tech prep program has evolved in Rhode Island, the type of students most likely to benefit from the program, and how the program works. It begins with tech prep success stories, tech prep associate degree activity timeline, and director of Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI) Tech Prep administration/staff and participating high schools. A rationale for the program includes tech prep's history in Rhode Island. The "Introduction to the Tech Prep Associate Degree Program" addresses the following: articulation, tech prep student profile, curriculum overview, tech prep activities, application process, and suggested competency guidelines for English and mathematics at the secondary level. The final three sections focus on the three tech prep programs at CCRI: technical programs, business/office administration, and allied/dental health. Each section provides information on course selection, the participating programs at CCRI, acceptance policy, and courses of study. Appendixes include sample placement test questions for both English and mathematics, sample student agreement, and sample acceptance certificate. (YLB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Business Education, Community Colleges, Competence, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, High Schools, Integrated Curriculum, Minimum Competencies, Office Occupations Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Tech Prep, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Community Coll. of Rhode Island, Warwick.
Identifiers - Location: Rhode Island