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ERIC Number: ED432687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Aug-22
Pages: 46
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Carlyle Community Unit School District 1, IL.
Note: Prepared by Carlyle High School.