ERIC Number: ED385745
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
State of Alabama Annual Vocational Education Performance Report for Fiscal Year 1994.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Vocational Education Services.
During fiscal year 1994, enrollment in secondary-level vocational education (VE) in Alabama totaled 202,402. Secondary school districts provided VE to 17,037 adult students, and postsecondary institutions provided regular occupational/technical training to 80,764 adults and training for business/industry to 19,723 adults. Secondary and/or postsecondary career and technology education was provided to 5,494 single parents, displaced homemakers, and single pregnant women; 4,275 inmates at 7 corretional institutions; 26,108 academically or economically disadvantaged students; and 101 limited-English-proficient students. The following aspects/areas of VE also received special attention: revision/refinement of performance standards and core measures for evaluating secondary and postsecondary programs; state leadership and professional development; consumer/homemaking education; tech prep; integration of applied academics; and career guidance and counseling. (Appendixes constituting approximately one-third of this report include the following: Alabama standards and measures for secondary VE; outline of Alabama's secondary occupational program; list of Alabama two-year colleges with VE programs; descriptions of exemplary programs for selected special needs individuals; job descriptions for selected VE positions; special populations services monitoring instrument; list of Alabama tech prep consortia; and lists of course requirements for a certificate and an associate degree in travel/tourism management.) (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Adult Vocational Education, Annual Reports, Articulation (Education), Career Guidance, Community Colleges, Community Education, Coordination, Correctional Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Displaced Homemakers, Enrollment, Evaluation Criteria, Inservice Teacher Education, Integrated Curriculum, Leadership, Limited English Speaking, One Parent Family, Outcomes of Education, Pregnant Students, Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement, Secondary Education, Sex Fairness, Special Needs Students, Statewide Planning, Tables (Data), Tech Prep, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Vocational Education Services.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990