ERIC Number: ED392962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
1996 AACE Citations for Career Education Initiatives--Programs, Practices, and Publications That Work.
American Association for Career Education, Hermosa Beach, CA.
Descriptions are provided of eight career initiatives that were cited by the American Association for Career Education as programs, practices, and publications that work. Each description is accompanied by the name, address, and telephone number of a contact person. The initiatives are as follows: (1) Beyond High School Magazine, a 36- to 42-page magazine designed to help teenagers, their parents, and educators explore career and educational opportunities; (2) ASVAB [Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery] Career Exploration Program, a program that forms the basis for schools to develop a comprehensive career exploration program; (3) New York City Peer Intervention Program, a program that gives confidential, collegial, voluntary, and nonevaluative assistance to teachers in difficult, unrewarding circumstances; (4) Oklahoma Four-Year Plan of Study, a planned, coherent 4- to 6-year sequence that leads to or supports a career objective; (5) Pine View Middle School Vocational Guidance Course, a course that focuses on organizational skills, exploration of career possibilities, and helping students; (6) St. Helens High School Career Development Course, which requires each student to create a personal career portfolio; (7) Sunset High School Career Resource Center, which contains a resource facility with comprehensive, well-organized, current resources adjoining a state-of-the-art computer lab; and (8) Tulare County New Traditions Program, which trains low-income women for employment in nontraditional occupations. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Development, Career Education, Career Exploration, Demonstration Programs, Economically Disadvantaged, Goal Orientation, Helping Relationship, Intervention, Nontraditional Occupations, Peer Relationship, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Secondary Education, Womens Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Career Education, Hermosa Beach, CA.