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ERIC Number: ED435805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 95
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-89514-002-0
Career and Technical Educator's Survival Guide. Revised Edition.
Smith, Clifton L.; Edmunds, Niel A.
This guide is intended to help career and technical education teachers perform the new roles expected of them in view of the new emphasis on school-to-careers programs. The following are among the topics discussed in the guide's nine chapters: role of the career and technical educator; providing career guidance; integrating academic and career and technical education; advising a student organization; providing work-based learning; helping students make the transition from school to careers; creating a community relations program; evaluating and improving programs; and professional development. Included in end-of-chapter appendixes located throughout the guide are the following: addresses of publishers of commercially available career portfolios and career information; resources for curriculum integration and tech prep programs; explanation of differences between conventional and Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) classrooms; SCANS three-part foundation; SCANS five competencies; sample training agreement; sample training plan and evaluation; sample instrument for evaluation of general work-based performance; sample resume and letter of application for students with related work experience; individualized recruiting plan; guidelines for writing a press release; resources for promoting programs; sample alert and cover letters; employer questionnaire; student follow-up questionnaire; sample student evaluation of instructor form; and addresses of seven related professional organizations. (MN)
Association for Career and Technical Education, 1410 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314 (order no. BCARTECSG: members, $24.95; nonmembers $27.95). Tel: 800-826-9972 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Career and Technical Education, Alexandria, VA.