ERIC Number: ED418254
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Careers in Plastics: A Guide to Establishing a School-to-Work Program in Michigan.
Zinser, Richard W.
This guide was developed to provide assistance in developing and implementing school-to-work programs for the plastics industry throughout the state of Michigan. It is a resource for plastics companies, school districts, community colleges, business development organizations, local governments, work force development boards, or any group interested in starting a partnership for plastics school-to-work programs. The guide contains project summaries and documents on a wide range of topics, organized into six sections: (1) background on the Michigan Jobs Commission and the Michigan Plastics Industry Roundtable; (2) national school-to-work resources, including trade associations and websites; (3) Michigan school-to-work resources, including Michigan business resources, school-to-work in Michigan, plastics school-to-work programs in Michigan, and the Michigan Occupational Information System and the Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education; (4) promoting and recruiting for the program; (5) integrated curriculum, including manufacturing skills, plastics skills, and employability skills; and (6) plastics school-to-work components and tools, such as class activities, visitors and tours, job shadowing, student portfolios, student internships, apprenticeships, and evaluation. (KC)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Occupational Information, Plastics, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, State Programs, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Michigan Center for Career and Technical Education, Erickson Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824-1034 ($40).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Jobs Commission, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Michigan