ERIC Number: ED415441
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
North Carolina Annual Performance Report for the Vocational and Technical Education State-Administered Program under the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1990, P.L. 101-392. Program Year 1996-1997.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.; North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.
For program year 1996-97, 222,639 North Carolina (NC) 9th-12th graders were enrolled in Workforce Development Education (WDE). Twenty-five curriculum products were developed, 34 course blueprints were revised to reflect business/industry practices and state/national standards, and about 3,600 business/industry personnel participated in WDE activities. Secondary programs provided 1,411 single parents, displaced homemakers, and single pregnant women with support services and employability skills. Programs funded by 17 gender equity grants provided support services and technical assistance, conducted staff development, and developed materials. The Youth Services program offered courses to help students develop marketable skills. Services were provided to 23,167 disabled and 2,107 limited English proficient students. Delivery mechanisms for professional development included satellite broadcasts, North Carolina Information Highway, Internet homepage, satellite teleconference, telephone conferences, and video segment development. Curriculum development centered on the NC Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System. High school youth apprenticeship programs expanded. A model of NC's The ABCs of Public Education was approved. To evaluate the tech prep initiative, 25 consortia participated in the High Schools that Work assessment. (Appendixes, amounting to over one-half of the report, include enrollment tables, performance standards, and performance standards report.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Correctional Education, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Displaced Homemakers, Early Parenthood, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, High Schools, Labor Force Development, Limited English Speaking, Models, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, State Programs, Tech Prep, Vocational Education, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.; North Carolina State Dept. of Community Colleges, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990