ERIC Number: ED425762
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Postsecondary VATEA Grants Officers' Conference (Lathham, NY, June 18-19, 1997). Proceedings.
State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center.
The purpose of the Postsecondary Vocational and Applied Technology Education (VATEA) Grants Officers' conference was to have officers share with each other the best practices of the VATEA programs. The report of the conference includes a presentation on workforce preparation by the Acting Deputy Commissioner, a keynote address from the Regent Emeritus, and a question-and-answer session. One portion of the conference had officers sharing information about the successes and concerns of VATEA. Initiatives having an impact on VATEA programs were also discussed, with comments and questions from the participants documented. Among other topics addressed were VATEA local advisory councils; integrating academic and vocational education--college, school, district, and community collaboration; integrating academic and vocational education--college faculty and curriculum development; student support services; launching a new initiative; the professional grantsperson's view of VATEA; performance measures; and program improvement plans. The report concludes with an evaluation form for the conference and a list of participants by institution. (YKH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Regents Advisory Committee on Educational Leadership.
Authoring Institution: State Univ. of New York, Albany. Two Year Coll. Development Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Carl D Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act 1990