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Smith, Richard D., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to have a better understanding of what rural superintendents are looking for in new first-year teachers, and to provide that information to future teaching candidates and colleges of education that are preparing teachers for the 21st Century classroom. Over the past twenty years, superintendents have not changed in…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Rural Schools, Administrator Attitudes, Beginning Teachers
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Blank, Martin J. – Journal of School Health, 2015
Background: Growing health disparities have a negative impact on young people's educational achievement. Community schools that involve deep relationships with partners across multiple domains address these disparities by providing opportunities and services that promote healthy development of young people, and enable them to graduate from high…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Partnerships in Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Integrated Services
McCulloch, Michelle – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2007
For more than 40 years, Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio, has successfully served thousands of high school students and adults from Northwest Ohio. Calling a converted 1949 United States Army Depot building home, Penta serves students from 16 surrounding school districts, and offers programs in six core areas: arts and communications;…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Technical Education, Community Support, Adult Education
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2010
For the thirty-third year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. This is Volume #2 of the 33rd "Annual Proceedings of Selected Papers on the Practice of Educational Communications and Technology." This volume includes…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Management Systems, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
Park, Sandra; Hironaka, Stephanie; Carver, Penny; Nordstrum, Lee – Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2013
In recent years, "continuous improvement" has become a popular catchphrase in the field of education. However, while continuous improvement has become commonplace and well-documented in other industries, such as healthcare and manufacturing, little is known about how this work has manifested itself in education. This white paper attempts…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Total Quality Management, Instructional Improvement, Case Studies
Maney, J. Kevin; Brooks, Douglas M.; Perry, Bruce E. – 1998
In the state of Ohio, three current state technology initiatives, SchoolNet, SchoolNet Plus, and Telecommunity have been funded. It is critical that schools of education and K-12 schools collaborate to develop a K-16 approach to pre- and inservice teacher education in the area of educational technology. The Technology in Education Adoption Model…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Programs, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in business and management, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the business and management ITAC career cluster.…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Business Administration Education, Business Education
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
This document introduces the underlying principles and components of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education, which combines high-level academics and technical skills with a real-life context for learning that maximizes students' present and future academic and career success. The document…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Adjustment (to Environment), Career Development, Career Education
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in construction, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the construction subcluster of the industrial and engineering…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Building Trades, Career Development
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in transportation, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the transportation subcluster of the industrial and…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Career Education
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in environmental and agricultural systems, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the environmental and agricultural…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Behavioral Objectives
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in health services, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the health services ITAC career cluster. The first half of…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in human resources/services, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the human resources/services ITAC career cluster.…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Career Education
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Vocational Instructional Materials Lab. – 1999
Designed for Ohio educators responsible for planning programs to prepare high school students for careers in the manufacturing industry, this document presents an overview of Ohio's Integrated Technical and Academic Competencies (ITAC) system of career-focused education and specific information about the manufacturing subcluster of the industrial…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Behavioral Objectives, Career Development, Career Education