ERIC Number: ED419133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Beyond High School: Transition from School to Work. The Wadsworth Special Educator Series.
Rusch, Frank R., Ed.; Chadsey, Janis G., Ed.
This text summarizes knowledge from research that focused on reforming secondary special education and high schools and makes recommendations for improving high schools' effectiveness. Chapters are as follows: "Characteristics of Youth and Young Adults" (Stephen Lichtenstein); "Emerging Transition Best Practices" (Frank R. Rusch, Dorothy M. Millar); "School-to-Work (STW) Transition: Overview of Disability Legislation" (Robert A. Stodden); "Dropout Prevention and Special Services" (Thomas E. Grayson); "Vocational Education: Emerging Vocationalism" (R. Brian Cobb, Debra A. Neubert); "Career Development, STW Transition, and Diversity: An Ecological Approach" (Edna Mora Szymanski; "Foundations for a STW System that Serves All Students" (Shepherd Siegel); "Implementing a Transition Perspective of Education: A Comprehensive Approach to Planning and Delivering Secondary Education and Transition Services" (Paula D. Kohler); "Student Involvement in Transition-Planning and Transition-Program Implementation" (Michael L. Wehmeyer); "Families: The Heart of Transition" (Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell, Susan Mayfield Pogoloff, Jean Whitney-Thomas); "Student Assessment and Evaluation" (Martha Thurlow, Judy Elliott); "Building Statewide Transition Services through Collaborative Interagency Teamwork" (Jane M. Everson, Joan D. Guillory); "The Personal Career Plan: A Person-Centered Approach to Vocational Evaluation and Career Planning" (Bruce M. Menchetti, Vicky C. Piland); "School-Supported Work Experience and Vocational Instruction" (David Hagner, Jennifer Vande Sande); "Supporting the Transition from School to Adult Life" (Carolyn Hughes, Jin-Ho Kim); "Postsecondary Education" (Anna Gajar); and "Moving toward Social Inclusion in Employment and Postsecondary School Settings" (Janis G. Chadsey, Debra Shelden). Appendixes include a glossary and author and subject indexes. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Agency Cooperation, Articulation (Education), Career Development, Career Education, Career Planning, Coordination, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Legislation, Family Involvement, Family Role, Federal Legislation, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
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