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US Department of Education, 2007
This reference guide provides an overview of Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2007. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important programs and resources for education. Information for students, teachers,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, School Districts, Reference Materials, Nonprofit Organizations
EdSource, 2006
Getting a sound education is important to a student's ability to make a good living in a field they will enjoy. For many students graduating from high school, that includes high quality career technical (or vocational) education tailored to a specific job. In California, such programs are available in a wide range of fields, from healthcare to the…
Descriptors: Career Education, Vocational Education, Spanish, High School Graduates
Wall, Janet E. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2005
This book assists school counselors, career development professionals, and counselor educators in the measurement of a student's interests and provides reproducible activities for immediate use. Short checklists and hands-on practical activities help students understand themselves, and begin to plan for the achievement of educational and career…
Descriptors: Interest Inventories, Student Interests, Career Education, Career Development
Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 2005
The goal of Career and Technical Education (CTE) is to prepare all students for successful roles as workers, family members, citizens, and lifelong learners. To achieve this goal, this document identifies basic elements that are expected within all CTE programs. These elements are the basis for any instructional program to be approved for state…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Career Education, Educational Objectives, Program Development
Shelton, Carla F.; James, Edward L. – Corwin Press, 2004
The recent wave of accountability reform movements has largely overlooked the needs of middle and high school counselors, yet has generated daunting pressure for guidance programs to be standards-based and data-driven. Written from the perspective of a practicing, certified counselor, this guide contains essential information needed to implement…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Comprehensive Programs, Career Education, Stress Management
US Department of Education, 2004
Today?s youths face enormous challenges: a world where most jobs require higher levels of reading, communication, math, and problem-solving skills than ever before and a world where high-skill jobs require higher levels of education and training beyond high school than in the past. Educators across America are working to create high schools that…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary Education, Job Skills, High School Students
Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
This framework provides tools for determining how national and industry standards align with goals and curriculum in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The examples, alignment charts, and ideas for activities contained in this document are intended to encourage districts, sites, and teachers to use, adapt, and develop their own best…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Service Occupations, Sciences, Industry
Smith, Mike, Ed. – Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2004
This resource guide is an alphabetical listing of information on Arizona's universities, colleges, and career schools. Each institution has unique admission guidelines, program requirements, and course offerings.This guide recommends that candidates who have narrowed their school choices to several institutions should:(1) Call the schools they are…
Descriptors: Resource Materials, Career Education, Job Placement, Student Financial Aid
Samuels, Perry – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who work in counseling and guidance with career guidance activities in group settings, i.e.,…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Counseling Effectiveness
Wittmer, Joe; Loesch, Larry C. – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who work in counseling and guidance at the secondary school level. The goal of this module is to…
Descriptors: Behavioral Science Research, Career Education, Counseling Effectiveness, Educational Assessment
Birk, Janice M. – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who work in counseling and guidance at the junior/middle school level. The goal of this module is…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Career Education, Counselor Role
Loesch, Larry C.; Wittmer, Joe – 1979
This staff development module is part of one of three groups of career guidance modules developed, field-tested, and revised by a six-state consortium coordinated by the American Institutes for Research. This module is designed for guidance personnel who work in counseling and guidance with students in school settings, grades K-12, and especially…
Descriptors: Career Education, Communication (Thought Transfer), Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Personnel
Craig, James – 1992
The graphic design field is diverse and includes many areas of specialization. This guide introduces students to career opportunities in graphic design. The guide is organized in four parts. "Part One: Careers in Graphic Design" identifies and discusses the various segments of the graphic design industry, including: Advertising, Audio-Visual, Book…
Descriptors: Advertising, Artists, Career Awareness, Career Education
Busse, Rodger – 1993
This book is designed to help workers plan for success on the job in a changing workplace and increasingly global economy. The following are among the topics discussed in the book's 12 chapters: understanding the changing job scene (foreign competition, technological change, new styles of management, jobs of the future); attitudes (developing and…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Career Change, Career Development, Career Education
Slobig, Frank J.; George, Calvin H. – 1984
This document presents a proposal for a two-tiered community service and youth employment program. The first chapter presents youth employment data, describes the need for a work-education and community investment strategy, and discusses the proposal's underlying philosophical and economic ideas. Chapter II reviews four categories of successful…
Descriptors: Career Education, Community Development, Community Services, Disadvantaged Youth
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