ERIC Number: ED447643
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Gifted Education/School-to-Work Models. Best Practices and Unique Approaches: Overview.
National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.
The National School-to-Work Office in collaboration with the National Association for Gifted Children, the Council for Exceptional Children, the Association for the Gifted, and the Council of State Directors of Programs for the Gifted have identified 11 gifted education/school-to-work (GT/STW) models that are either best practice or unique approaches. This information packet highlights the five "best practices" and six "unique approaches" selected. "Best practices" signifies excellent progress in implementing a comprehensive school-to-work system that challenges high achieving/gifted and talented students. "Unique approaches" recognizes a unique program element. This packet includes: (1) evaluation criteria that resulted in selection of the programs; (2) brief descriptions of the five "best practices" programs with contact information (Lincoln Park Academy-Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institutions, Inc.; the Mott Hall School for Advanced Studies in Math, Science, and Technology; the Mentor Program in Minnesota; the Executive Internship Program in Florida; and the Independent Study/Mentorship program in Texas); (3) brief descriptions of the six "unique approaches" programs with contact information; (4) a copy of the School to Work Opportunities Act of 1994; (5) a fact sheet on the School-to-Work Learning and Information Center; (6) a list of resources provided by the Center; and (7) an announcement and request for program submissions due in 1998. (CR)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National School-to-Work Opportunities Office, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994