ERIC Number: ED500969
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Comprehensive Career Development for Illinois: Findings and Recommendations of the Illinois Career Development Task Force
Williams, J. Mark; Bragg, Debra D.; Makela, Julia Panke
Office of Community College Research and Leadership
This report summarizes major findings and recommendations of the Illinois Career Development Task Force. The first section provides background information on Task Force formation, membership, meetings, and discussion topics. The second section defines career development, based on the consensus-building process employed by the Task Force, and presents evidence of the success and limitations of past initiatives in Illinois and elsewhere in the United States. This section is followed by an examination of current gaps and calls for a coordinated system of career development in Illinois. The report concludes with recommendations, including a vision statement, guiding principles, proposed implementation strategies, and next steps. A list of the Illinois Career Development Task Force Members is appended. (Contains 40 endnotes.)
Descriptors: Career Development, Program Effectiveness, Transitional Programs, Coordination, Position Papers, Partnerships in Education, Career Awareness, Program Implementation
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Champaign. Office of Community College Research and Leadership.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois; United States