ERIC Number: ED425767
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
A Partial and Informal History of Vocational Education in Hawaii: 1809-1995.
Broadbent, William A.
This paper presents a partial history of some of the more relevant aspects of vocational education in the state of Hawaii from its inception in 1809 until the end of 1995. It discusses the following topics: (1) methodology; (2) general historical context; (3) national context; (4) federal legislation; (5) the first 20 years of vocational education in Hawaii; (6) contribution of the missionaries; (7) the middle years; (8) early school efforts in occupational training; (9) oral histories of the "modern period": 1960-1995; (10) the community college movement; (11) the Dorothy Moore Edlin Report; (12) the Hatanaka Report; (13) the first state master plan for vocational education and resulting legislation; (14) secondary school reactions to the Moore Edlin Report and new directions; (15) the Ikeda and Fukuda Legislative Reference Bureau's assessment; (16) state auditor's report of 1981; (17) a study of governance; (18) the problems of categorical grants and their consequences; (19) developments at the state level in 1996, and (20) recent awards and milestones. Appendices A through H contain information on financial output plans; several Hawaii State House and Senate resolutions; Acts 39, 71, and 170 enacted by the Legislature of the State of Hawaii; teacher preparation; apprenticeship in Hawaii; Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Part V; and state legislation regarding vocational education in the post-World War II period. (Contains 49 references.) (AS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hawaii State Dept. of Education, Honolulu. Office of the Director for Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii