ERIC Number: ED400423
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
The Florida School-to-Work Handbook.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech. and Adult Education.
This guide provides a rationale and a path for implementing a school-to-work initiative in Florida. The 10 sections of the publication cover the following topics: (1) definition of the school-to-work initiative; (2) why school-to-work is important now; (3) school-to-work and the demographics and job skill requirements of Florida's work force; (4) Florida's mission; (5) school-to-work goals; (6) building the system (vision, foundation, three parts of school-to-work programs, major partners, and planning); (7) roles of employers, educators, parents, students, labor organizations, and community-based organizations; (8) benefits of school-to-work initiatives to all constituencies; (9) resources for more information about school-to-work programs in Florida; and (10) Florida's school-to-work regions. (KC)
Descriptors: Community Resources, Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Employment Potential, Employment Practices, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Futures (of Society), High Schools, Institutional Cooperation, Job Skills, School Business Relationship, State Programs
Florida Department of Education, Product Distribution, Room 644, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399 (order no. GE 355 BK 96).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech. and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994