ERIC Number: ED473605
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Montana Standards and Guidelines for Career and Vocational/Technical Education. Summer 2002 Update.
Montana State Office of Public Instruction, Helena.
This document presents Montana's standards and guidelines for career and vocational/technical education (CVTE). The guide begins with a directory of Montana's key CVTE personnel and specialists. Part 1 presents the federal and state definitions of CVTE and provides an overview of Montana's system for delivering CVTE and its philosophy regarding CVTE. Part 2 contains the general requirements of secondary CVTE programs and the following items: a secondary CVTE forms due dates calendar; an outline of annual state secondary CVTE application procedures; requirements regarding secondary CVTE program evaluation and CVTE student follow-up information; and standards for local CVTE advisory committees. The remaining two-thirds of the guide provide information specific to each of the following components of Montana's secondary-level CVTE program: agricultural education; business/technology and marketing education; family and consumer sciences education; industrial/technology education; and trade and industrial education. Some or all of the following items are provided for each CVTE component: vision and mission statements; a statement of the component's scope; lists of occupations to be served and instructor qualifications; program recommendations; program guidelines; a list of facilities and equipment; and information about pertinent student organizations, class size, and cooperative work experiences. Guidelines regarding local CVTE advisory committees and a list of 10 relevant World Wide Web sites are appended. (MN)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Advisory Committees, Agricultural Education, Business Education, Consumer Education, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Educational Legislation, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Family Life Education, Federal Legislation, Followup Studies, Graduation Requirements, Guidelines, Marketing Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Content, Program Evaluation, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards, Statewide Planning, Student Organizations, Teacher Qualifications, Technology Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
For full text: http://www.opi.state.mt.us/PDF/CTE/combinedguidelines.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Montana State Office of Public Instruction, Helena.
Identifiers - Location: Montana