ERIC Number: ED421666
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Life: Program Guidebook. Career Planning: Definitions, Improvement Ideas and Self-Review Process, Application Guidelines.
National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, Columbus, OH.
Career and life planning are central to education and provide a unifying focus for school guidance efforts. There is growing evidence that individuals who have goals and dreams often attain them, while those who set no objectives in life frequently fall short of their potential. This guidebook was prepared for schools and institutions to use to improve their current career planning efforts by placing career planning in the context of a comprehensive guidance program. It defines the various activities that make up life planning and provides the framework to conduct self-reviews using the principles as set forth in this information. Part 1 introduces "Career Planning and Comprehensive Guidance Programs." Part 2 details the "Seven Cs of the Career Planning Process," which are clarity of purpose, commitment, comprehensiveness, collaboration, coherence, coordination, and competency. Each chapter contains a brief summary of the key points. Part 3 describes the "Career Planning Self Evaluation Process and Application Review Criteria," and includes sample self-review instruments. Application material and guidelines for schools, institutions, and agencies that would like to submit their programs for recognition are included in part 4 along with a list of names and addresses of State Career Guidance Supervisors. (EMK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Comprehensive Guidance, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Design, Program Evaluation
National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, Center on Education and Training for Employment, The Ohio State University, 1900 Kenny Rd., Columbus, OH 43210-1090.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Army Recruiting Command, Fort Sheridan, IL.
Authoring Institution: National Consortium of State Career Guidance Supervisors, Columbus, OH.