ERIC Number: ED391057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Planning for Tech Prep: A Guidebook for School Leaders.
Fagan, Carol; Lumley, Dan
This manual was written to help educators with little or no experience to create a tech prep program. The guide presents a step-by-step process for planning, development, and implementation of the program. The manual contains 10 chapters organized in 4 sections. The two chapters of the first section introduce tech prep, provide a rationale for tech prep and explain the tech prep program. In the second section, three chapters contain information about the planning phase, explaining the tech prep consortium, defining the tech prep program, and providing organizing tips for the program. The three chapters of the third section covers the implementation phase of a tech prep program, including inservice education for teachers, curriculum changes, and involving business and industry. The final section contains two chapters on implementing the tech prep program, with information about promotion and evaluation. Four appendixes contain definitions, a list of 19 resources, a tech prep checklist, and a list of core proficiencies. (KC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Educational Improvement, Guidelines, High Schools, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Tech Prep, Technical Education, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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