ERIC Number: ED432687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Aug-22
Tech Prep Work-Based Learning Program for Child Care Management Occupations. Final Report.
Carlyle Community Unit School District 1, IL.
The tech prep work-based learning program for child care management occupations at Carlyle (Illinois) High School had nine goals: (1) market the program to students, parents, employers, and the community; (2) increase the number of students enrolled in Tech Prep Youth Apprenticeship (TPYA); (3) increase the number of employers providing work-based experiences; (4) develop a plan to coordinate the academic competencies, work place skills, and technical skills between the school- and work-based components; (5) develop progressive work-based experiences beginning with industry visits and culminating with paid experiences; (6) develop a curricula for industry supervisor training and deliver training; (7) certify completers against accepted industry standards; (8) develop a plan to demonstrate what has been learned through the TPYA project; and (9) expand work-based learning at the postsecondary level. Major accomplishments were as follows: creation of tech prep brochures; mailing 291 brochures to local businesses; expanding the work-based learning program to the secretarial/information processing area; students' and mentors' attendance at workshops; choice by students previously enrolled in child care of child care-related careers; and continued student recruitment. (The 10-page report has extensive appendixes: newspapers articles and advertisement; materials from an eighth grade field trip for students interested in child care occupations; training agreement, materials, and forms related to the work-based program; committee meeting agendas and minutes; and job shadowing forms and materials.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Child Care Occupations, Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Experiential Learning, High Schools, Information Processing, Marketing, Publicity, School Business Relationship, Secretaries, Student Experience, Student Recruitment, Tech Prep, Technology Education, Vocational Education, Work Experience, Work Experience Programs, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Carlyle Community Unit School District 1, IL.
Note: Prepared by Carlyle High School.