ERIC Number: ED434272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Zeroing in on Students' Needs: The 1998 Exemplary Career Guidance and Counseling Programs.
Matias, Zipura B.; Maddy-Bernstein, Carolyn; Harkin, Gisela
This publication provides information about the 1998 exemplary career guidance and counseling programs named by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Center for Research in Vocational Education. An introduction describes the search for excellent career development programs and lists components of exemplary programs. The next section summarizes the main program features of the four recipients of the 1998 Exemplary Career Guidance and Counseling Program Award. Each exemplary program profile includes the program contact information, number and educational level of students served, list of curriculum materials (when available), a brief description, and program evaluation. The career development activities are listed according to grade level, if applicable, followed by a short explanation. The programs are as follows: Dorchester (South Carolina) District Two Career Development Initiatives; La Crosse (Wisconsin) Central High School Guidance/Career Center; Lewis and Clark Community College Career and Employment Services (Illinois); and Rich South High School: Horizon Program (Illinois). Appendixes contain the following: sample copy of the application form for the exemplary career guidance and counseling program search; description of the three 1998 Honorable Mention programs identified through the search; and a directory of 19 past winners of the search. Contains 13 references. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Career Guidance, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Programs, Postsecondary Education, Student Needs
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.