ERIC Number: ED412359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Oct
National Exemplary Career Guidance Programs: Making the Connection, 1996.
Cunanan, Esmeralda S.; Maddy-Bernstein, Carolyn
This handbook highlights six exemplary career guidance and counseling programs identified through a nationwide search in 1996. The programs can serve as models for schools in responding to the career development needs of the growing diverse student population. The handbook is organized into four chapters. Chapter 1 provides background information about the search for outstanding programs. The criteria used in determining the exemplary programs are explained in chapter 2. A description of each recognized program, with the name, phone number, and address of a contact person are presented in chapter 3. The following programs are described: (1) Area Vocational Guidance and Counseling Program (Elgin, North Dakota); (2) Career and Technology Education Guidance and Counseling Program (Haltom City, Texas); (3) Flambeau Career Guidance and Counseling Program (Tony, Wisconsin); (4) School-Wide Counseling Program to Support Tech Prep (Elk Grove, Illinois); (5) Shared Counselor Partnership Program (Houston, Texas); and (6) Van Buren Intermediate School District's Comprehensive Career Guidance Program (Lawrence, Michigan). The concluding chapter contains practical suggestions from program coordinators for effective program design and implementation. Abstracts of the 1995 and 1996 exemplary programs are appended. The handbook also contains a program rating form and a list of eight references. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Cooperative Programs, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Institutional Cooperation, Models, School Counseling, Tech Prep, Technology Education, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.