ERIC Number: ED384726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Work-Based Learning Programs: Part III--Connecting Activities. First Edition.
Ingham Intermediate School District, Mason, MI.
This guide, which is one of three guides designed to provide state and local leaders, policymakers, practitioners, and other stakeholders with information about the work-based learning component of the School to Work Opportunities Act, deals with connecting activities performed by school-to-work coordinators. The introduction traces the history of school-to-work initiatives, lists components of successful programs, and explains the guide's purpose and use. Discussed in the remainder of the guide are the following duties of school-to-work coordinators: perform coordination activities, perform liaison activities, provide technical assistance, provide placement assistance, and perform program follow-up activities. Each chapter includes the following: overview of the activities included in the duty area, description of each of the specific tasks included in the duty area, and a list of pertinent resources. Throughout the guide, special attention is given to Michigan work-based learning programs, resource materials, and resource organizations. Included in the 13 appendixes are a list of duties and tasks of school-to-work coordinators, promotional brochures, and the following forms: job change, coordination visitation report, attendance and time verification, training agreement, training plan, evaluation and rating, school schedule change, program policy, job interview, program application, and monthly and annual report. Contains 40 references and a glossary. (MN)
Descriptors: Cooperative Education, Coordination, Credentials, Education Work Relationship, Educational Benefits, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Federal Legislation, Instructor Coordinators, Outcomes of Education, Program Guides, Program Implementation, Records (Forms), School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, State Legislation, Statewide Planning, Student Placement, Success, Teacher Role, Technical Assistance, Transitional Programs, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education, Michigan State University, 230 Erickson Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Office of Career and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Ingham Intermediate School District, Mason, MI.
Identifiers - Location: Michigan
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994