ERIC Number: ED435816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Curriculum Based Functional Vocational Assessment Guide. Correlation of the Life Centered Career Education Curriculum with Specific Occupational Programs, Standards of Work Performance, and Campus Assessment Instruments.
Quinones, William A.
This document is a guide developed for the Dallas Independent School District's (DISD's) Multiple Careers Magnet Center, which provides special education students with training in standards of work performance and specific occupational skills for successful transition to community life and employment. The document also provides information for data-driven assessment that can be used for special populations and offers program developers a conceptual paradigm of functional vocational assessment and data formats. The guide includes the following six sections: (1) prevocational program model; (2) best practices; (3) correlating curriculum components functional assessments; (4) functional assessment tools and individual profiles; (5) the vocational IEP (Individual Education Plan); and (6) functional assessments as academic excellence indicators for special populations. Fifteen appendixes, which make up most of the document, contain the following: various occupational skills scoring data sheets for building maintenance, building trades, business administration, business support systems, food production, hospitality services, and laundry services occupations; matrixes of the Life Centered Career Education Curriculum with several vocational programs, profiles, and curricula; and samples of the Street Survival Skills Questionnaire Student Profile; the Acquisition of Specific Skill Rating Scale Student Profile, and IEPs for new students, and second- and third-year students. The guide contains 26 references. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dallas Independent School District, TX.