ERIC Number: ED378386
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Life. A Compendium of Nationally Recognized Career Planning Programs.
National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, Columbus, OH.
This compendium, which is designed to provide readers with a variety of career planning (CP) program ideas, contains abstracts summarizing 10 elementary, middle, and high school CP programs identified as exemplary by a national review team. Explained in chapter 1 are the primary objectives of the Planning for Life program, which is jointly sponsored by the U.S. Army Recruiting Command and the National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, and the process of identifying the exemplary programs. Chapter 2 lists seven essential elements of CP: clarity of purpose, commitment, comprehensiveness, collaboration, coherence, coordination, and competency. Presented in chapter 3 are abstracts of the CP programs in the following cities: Ashtabula, Ohio; Goose Creek, South Carolina; Harrah, Oklahoma; Lawrence, Michigan; LeMars, Iowa; Omaha, Nebraska; Roy, Utah; Summerville, South Carolina; and Trumbull, Connecticut. Each abstract contains some or all of the following: grade level; overview (primary focus); essential CP program elements incorporated into the program; unique program features; and list of commercial, noncommercial, and local materials used. Appended are a matrix of program features and lists of the following: contact persons for state/nationally recognized programs, state career guidance supervisors, and U.S. Army Recruiting Command key addresses. An application packet for the Planning for Life Awards program is included. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, IL.
Authoring Institution: National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, Columbus, OH.