ERIC Number: ED391926
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
State of Wisconsin School-to-Work State Plan [and] School-to-Work Opportunities. Wisconsin Implementation Grant Performance Plan/Report. Status Report June 1994-June 1995.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Industry, Labor and Human Relations, Madison.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Administration, Madison.; Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.; Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education, Madison. Wisconsin Technical Coll. System.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Madison.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
This document details Wisconsin's state plan for implementation of activities mandated by the School-to-Work Opportunities Act of 1994 and funded by a grant from the National School-to-Work Opportunities Act. The plan is divided into 23 sections dealing with the following topics: geographical areas; local support/expansion of school-to-work opportunities programs; collaborative implementation of school-to-work opportunities; support from individuals/entities for the state plan; present/future participants in Wisconsin's statewide opportunities system; coordination/integration of 12 related federal funding programs into local school-to-work programs; specialized training and technical support; statewide curriculum development process; expansion/improvement of career and academic counseling; integration of academic and vocational education; requirement of paid, high-quality learning experiences; ensuring effective and meaningful opportunities; participation of young women in school-to-work opportunities programs; participation of all students in school-to-work opportunities programs; assessment procedure for awarding skill certificates; development of career goals and opportunities to change career majors; programs continued under Title III; low population densities; integration of Title III programs into the school-to-work opportunities system; performance standards; designated fiscal agent; and student entrance into postsecondary/training opportunities. A status report on Wisconsin's implementation of its school-to-work opportunities programs from June 1994 through June 1995 is attached. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Articulation (Education), Career Counseling, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Opportunities, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Grants, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Development, School Business Relationship, School Counseling, Secondary Education, State Federal Aid, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Strategic Planning, Student Certification, Student Evaluation, Systems Approach, Technical Assistance, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Industry, Labor and Human Relations, Madison.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Administration, Madison.; Wisconsin Univ. System, Madison.; Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical and Adult Education, Madison. Wisconsin Technical Coll. System.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Health and Social Services, Madison.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994