ERIC Number: ED402482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Missouri Vocational Education Annual Performance Report, 1996.
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
This report includes summaries of activities and accomplishments in the state's efforts to implement performance standards and core measures as well as programs in the following: (1) secondary, postsecondary, and adult occupational; (2) single parent, displaced homemaker, and single pregnant women; (3) sex equity; (4) criminal offenders; (5) special populations; (6) state leadership and professional development; (7) community-based organizations; (8) consumer and homemaking education; (9) tech prep; (10) integrating applied academics into vocational education; and (11) career guidance and counseling. Highlights of the report include the following: (1) Missouri's vocational education delivery system provided a full range of programs, services, and activities for individuals attending secondary and postsecondary and adult institutions during Fiscal Year 1996; (2) the system was comprised of 438 local education agencies (LEAs) that included 417 comprehensive high school districts (52 with area vocational schools), 1 state technical college, 12 community college districts, 7 four-year institutions, and 2 state agencies; (3) over $21 million federal, $50 million state, and $90 million local dollars were expended to support vocational education, serving 124,899 secondary students, 55,855 postsecondary students, and 98,077 adults; and (4) specialized programs were operated within the delivery system, including 41 at-risk student centers, a system of industry-specific training provided to 34,877 employees of 264 companies during the year, a network of 7 regional and 2 metropolitan centers providing programs for single parents and displaced homemakers, and 29 formal assessment centers. Appendixes include 26 tables of program statistics and program descriptions of exemplary programs. (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City. Div. of Vocational and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri