ERIC Number: ED529284
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
Career Pathways: Education with a Purpose
Hull, Dan M.
Hot off the press comes the guide to the next generation of education reform. Dan Hull and some of the nation's leading practitioners and educational leaders show how to remake high schools to improve academic outcomes, prepare students for today's high-skills workplace, and motivate them to learn because they see a pathway to their future. Building on what has been learned in Tech Prep and other reform initiatives, this book gives you the "who's," "why's," and "how's," of Career Pathways. Use it to design and implement a plan for every student to succeed! Following a foreword by Jack Canfield, and an introduction by Betsy Brand, the following chapters are contained in this book: (1) Career Pathways: Education with a Purpose (Dan Hull); (2) Where Are the Good Jobs? (Hans Meeder, James R. Couch); (3) Curriculum Frameworks: What, How, and When We Teach (Dan Hull, Kimberly Green); (4) Aligning Career Pathways with Federal and State Policies and Standards (Hans Meeder, Jean C. Stevens); (5) Improving Student Performance (Sandra H. Harwell, June St. Clair Atkinson); (6) Collecting Data for Career Pathways (David Bond, Robert Franks); (7) Building Real Partnerships (Debra D. Bragg, Debra F. Mills); (8) Helping Students Make Career Choices (Pat Schwallie-Giddis, Elizabeth Creamer, Linda Kobylarz; (9) Dual Enrollment/Dual Credit: Its Role in Career Pathways (Katherine L. Hughes, Melinda Mechur Karp, David Bunting, Janice Friedel); (10) Community College Leadership in Career Pathways (Ed Massey, John Sbrega); (11) The College Tech Prep Program and Career Pathways (Dale Parnell, Kathy J. D'Antoni).
Descriptors: Educational Change, Tech Prep, Career Education, Employment Potential, Curriculum Design, Educational Policy, Alignment (Education), Student Improvement, Academic Achievement, Career Choice, Data Collection, Partnerships in Education, Community Colleges, College Role, Dual Enrollment, Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Technical Occupations, High School Students, Standards
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Authoring Institution: Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.