ERIC Number: ED408451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
PACE Summer Institute '96 (10th, Pendleton, South Carolina, June 17-28, 1996). Resource Handbook for Teachers & Counselors.
Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.
This resource handbook provides a brief overview of ideas, facts, and resources offered during the Partnership for Academic and Career Education's (PACE) 10th annual Summer Institute. The institute's goal was to inform participants about nontraditional careers open to students, with special emphasis on midlevel technology careers and to recommend strategies to help students prepare for these rewarding and lucrative careers. The handbook includes six sections that cover the following: (1) descriptions of industry tours at three companies; (2) descriptions of technology demonstrations at Tri-County Technical College; (3) summaries of 13 general institute sessions, including tech prep and school-to-work, a self-esteem workshop, the South Carolina educational story from 1961-1996, campus resources, using community resources to build career awareness, keeping kids in school, nontraditional careers, gender fairness in the classroom, integrative learning, work-based learning models (school-to-work, youth apprenticeship, and other), strategies for funding classroom projects, enterprise zones and economic development, and attracting industry to South Carolina; (4) a list of participant projects; (5) a list of 64 resources; and (6) participant comments. Three appendixes include the institute schedule and flyer; list of participants, staff, and presenters; and sample materials. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Partnership for Academic and Career Education, Pendleton, SC.