ERIC Number: ED388859
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Nov
Profiles and Best Practices: Exemplary Vocational Special Populations Programs.
Matias, Zipura Burac; And Others
This monograph presents information about programs identified during the 1992, 1993, and 1994 national searches for exemplary vocational education programs. Background information on the search is presented in the first section. The second section provides a description of the 20 exemplary program components and best practices for each component. This section discusses emerging characteristics and other commonalities that exemplary programs share. The third section contains a brief description of the recognized exemplary programs with an emphasis on outcomes and best practices from each program. Each description includes location, telephone, coordinator, target population, number served per year, total staff, cost per participant, educational setting, and year named exemplary. The 15 programs are as follows: Outreach Equity Nontraditional program; Project GRADS; Employment Specialist Program; The Learning Achievement Program for the Learning Disabled; Electronic Manufacturing Support Specialist Program; ENCORE!; CHOICE; Reentry Transition Program; Center for High Tech Training for Individuals with Disabilities; Mission Trails Regional Occupational Program's Assessment Program; Supermarket Careers Community-Based Transition; Nontraditional Options Project; Network of Services and Transformation; Partnership for Professional Technical Education Services; and Great Oaks Special Needs Occupational Development Program. The appendixes include the rating form and a checklist for providers to assess their own programs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Nontraditional Occupations, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Special Needs Students, Vocational Education
NCRVE Materials Distribution Service, Horrabin Hall 46, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 (order no. MDS-856: $8.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.