ERIC Number: ED384815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
School to Work: Making the Transition.
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. National Inst. for Work and Learning.
This publication describes the Academy for Educational Development's (AED's) vision and work in school-to-work transition and related areas. School-to-work transition is defined, and components of a successful school-to-work transition system are listed. The National Institute for Work and Learning (NIWL) is currently conducting an extensive study of school-to-work transition reforms, funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI). A map identifies AED sites that are part of the OERI study. Fourteen exemplary programs are described. A narrative description is followed by a short list of key features and contact name and telephone number for additional information. These programs are included: Mt. Edgecumbe High School, Sitka, Alaska; Student Career Opportunity Paths in Education, Veradale, Washington; Youth Transition Program, Eugene, Oregon; Graphic Arts Academy, Pasadena, California; East San Gabriel Valley Regional Occupational Program, East San Gabriel, California; Roy High School, Roy, Utah; Metro Tech Vocational Institute, Phoenix, Arizona; Tiger, Inc., Rothsay, Minnesota; Kalamazoo Valley Consortium Education for Employment Program, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Patterson Career Center, Dayton, Ohio; Shawnee High School's Aviation Magnet, Louisville, Kentucky; Baltimore Commonwealth, Baltimore, Maryland; Comprehensive Employment Work and Transition, Charlottesville, Virginia; and Performance-Based Diploma Program, Fort Pierce, Florida. Lists of 15 AED papers and products on school-to-work transition and 4 other AED resources are provided. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. National Inst. for Work and Learning.