ERIC Number: EJ718654
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Auburn Career Center: A Model for Interdisciplinary & Team Teaching
Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers, v79 n6 p31-33 Sep 2004
As Ohio's first career center, Auburn Career Center in Concord Township, Ohio, has been at the forefront of new and exciting educational initiatives. Auburn embraces emerging technologies and unique teaching tools to better educate its high school and adult education students. The school prides itself on its quality instructors, who come from a wide variety of educational and employment backgrounds to put their students on the road toward excellence in their future and academic career paths. In 2001, Auburn implemented its Strategic Plan, which was developed by the Auburn board, administration, faculty, staff, students and community. Within its Strategic Plan, Auburn created a new Mission and several goals for itself, its students, faculty and staff, and the community. This article examines this new Mission and is divided into the following sections: Strategic Plan; High Schools That Work; The Academy Concept; Embracing Technology; National Recognition; and Collective Responsibility.
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Adult Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teamwork, Strategic Planning, Career Centers, Community Colleges, High Schools, Career Academies, Information Technology, Computer Uses in Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Ohio