ERIC Number: ED404554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Powerful Partnerships for School-to-Career Success through Business and Education Cooperation.
Dykman, Ann, Ed.
This book is a practical guide that explains how both businesses and schools have benefitted from partnerships. The guide also contains sample letters, charts, forms, and further resources. The following 16 chapters are included: "What's in It for Business?" (Carver C. Gayton); "What's in It for Education: The Secondary Perspective" (Clifford A. Migal); "What's in It for Education: The Postsecondary Perspective" (Gary Ballmann); "Recruiting Business Partners" (Barbara Nicol, Brad Carleton, Julie Wallace); "Nurturing a Budding Partnership: What to Do When a Business Says Yes" (Barbara Nicol, Brad Carleton, Julie Wallace); "Involving Business in Curriculum Development: What's the Reality?" (Ellen D. Wernick); "Work-Based Learning: How You Can Begin to Plan Effective Programs" (James L. Hoerner); "Strategies for Work-Based Learning" (James L. Hoerner); "Coordinating School- and Work-Based Learning" (Anne M. Stom); "Cultivating Mentors" (Anne M. Stom); "Legal and Labor Considerations" (Alice Potosky); "The Roles of Policymakers and Public Officials" (Randy Dorn); "Providing Business/Industry Experiences for Educators" (Patty Williamson); "Model Partnership with a Large Corporation: Siemens Stromberg-Carlson" (John Tobin, Suzanne Tesinsky); "Small Business Model: The Clark-Theders Insurance Agency, Inc." (Rick Theders); "Model of an Effective Partnership in the Government/Public Service Sector: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation" (John A. Polto); and "Vocational Student Organizations" (Alice Potosky). (KC)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Education Work Relationship, Institutional Cooperation, Labor Legislation, Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Small Businesses, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Vocational Association, Alexandria, VA.