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Channel 9-KCTS-TV, Educational Television

To assist in the filming of some of the segments of the "People at Work" series for 34rd and 4th grades. The films will then be made available for the CCOE for other uses. This series will consist of 30 segments each on different career opportunities in the State of Washington. They will be shown three times each week. This program also shown in the Yakima area.


South Kitsap

Program is designed to familiarize the junior high students with the broad range of occupations that are available and the requisites for careers in such occupations. It will give them an opportunity to explore in some depth careers that are of interest to them and to begin to make tentative decisions based on their own aptitudes, attitudes, and interests. The program will include class presentations by resource people from the community, on-site visitation by small groups of students, field trips, audio visual, and printed materials. This program will be coordinated and articulated with the career awareness programs in the elementary grades.



Provides support for person with appropriate occupational guidance qualifications to design and conduct survey of occupational guidance in Vancouver schools. Attempt made to accurately assess the status of occupational guidance, compare findings with comprehensive optimum system, and develop plans to bridge the gap between the two.



To expand the elementary VIEW deck, started last year to cover over 350 occupations. "Vital Information for Education and Work"-adapting V.I.E.W. for elementary students to aid in providing information about the world of work and to develop positive attitudes about work. This program will enable them to investigate many different types of occupations and is aimed at giving each child a more realistic and practical self-concept in relation to his ultimate goals. Will also include information about teen jobs.


Project title: "Co-operative Work Program For Handicapped Library Technical Aides."

Researcher: Mrs. Helen A. Mumgardner. Phone: JU4-7611 Ext. 219.
Applicant agency: Clover Park Vocational Technical School.

Address: 4500 Steilacoom Boulevard SW., Lakewood Center, WA 98499.
Name of person authorized to sign contracts: Dr. Fred V. Miner.

Estimated numbers of persons who will be involved in the project: Staff 3, Students 3, Others 3.

Date submitted: January 5, 1972.

Proposed beginning and ending dates: April 3, 1972-June 9, 1972.


To establish employment capabilities of handicapped students in the Clover Park Library Technical Aide program through supervised work experience on campus at minimum salary for the 10 weeks of the 1971-1972 school year.


Students who have graduated from library technical aide training and who have a physical, mental, or socio-economic handicap, will be employed, under the

supervision of a trained library staff person, to perform technical processes needed by cooperating libraries.

The first step will be to secure the services of a qualified supervisor. The second, to identify students from the Library Technical Aide graduates who need the experience of a co-operative work program. Following steps will include locating libraries willing to have technical processes performed outside their libraries and willing to pay for the supplies and laboratory fees.

The students will work on campus, in an on-the-job atmosphere. Cooperating libraries will indicate their degree of satisfaction with the completed projects. Students will be encouraged to seek outside employment and libraries will be encouraged to hire this type of student for tasks which he is capable of performing.

If successful, the program will be continued using regular vocational school funding.

Project title: "Feasibility of Student Operated Business To Increase Number of On-the-Job Training Stations in Camas, Wa.-Pilot Program." Researcher: Frank Richards. Phone: 834–3441.

Applicant agency: Camas Public Schools,

Address: 2028 Northeast Garfield, Camas, Washington 98607.

Name of person authorized to sign contracts: Gale Marrs, Assistant Superintendent.

Estimated numbers of persons who will be involved in the project: Staff 1, Students 3-6, Others 10--Advisory Members.

Date submitted: January 18, 1972.

Proposed beginning and ending dates: April 3, 1972 through June 2, 1972,


To establish a community student operated business in order that our local diversified occupations program may be expanded to include three or more on the job training stations.


To increase DO work stations at Camas High School for between 3 and 8 students by June 2, 1972, at a total cost of $2,008.00.


Through the help and coordination of the local Kiwanis Vocational Committee, students will set up and direct the operation of small business for bicycle repair. Students will be supervised by local businessmen and our DO Coordinator, Frank Richards, Business students in our vocational office in business practice classes will participate in setting up bookkeeping and ordering procedures that are necessary. Consultant services on repair training will be provided by the local district. The student operated pilot enterprise will be evaluated at the end of the funding period as to:

1. Has it provided three or more new job training stations to strengthen our DO program in Camas?

2. Has it established a self supporting base on which to continue?

Project title: "Workshop on Career Awareness for Elementary Teachers in I.S D. 106."

Researcher: Robert R. Griffith. Phone: 782-2914.

Applicant agency: Cashmere School District No. 222.

Address: Cashmere, Washington 98815.

Name of person authorized to sign contracts: Mr. Richard Johnson, Superintendent.

Estimated numbers of persons who will be involved in the project: Staff 10, Others 65 educators.

Date submitted: April 24, 1972.

Proposed beginning and ending dates: June 1, 1972-August 31, 1972.


To provide career awareness information and materials to 65 elementary educators from 15 school districts in an in-service multi-media setting at Cashmere, Washington, June 19 to 30, 1972, at a total cost of $12,510.40.

To initiate career awareness programs in elementary schools of 12 to 8 participating school districts by September, 1972, at no additional cost to this project.


A two week workshop utilizing consultants plus personnel from S.P.I., C.C.O.E., and other state and federal agencies also persons from local districts having knowledge and experience in programs already established. They will conduct lectures, seminars, and demonstrations, utilizing a multi-media


The workshop will be 60 hours in duration. The first five (5) days will be devoted to program orientation and understanding of principles of the program. The last five (5) days will be devoted to program planning and development of units to be used in the various districts represented.

During the school year a combination of personnel from I.S.D. 106 and the local districts will function as a team to aid districts in program development and evaluation.



State Director-Clarence E. Burdette


Vocational education has experienced significant growth in West Virginia during the past decade. Increases in enrollments are primarily attributable to two factors one being the legislative changes brought about by the Vocational Education Act of 1963, which pro vided for expansion of vocational education to include preparation for employment in any occupational area requiring less than a baccalaureate degree, and the other being the catalytical action of increased Federal aid to vocational education resulting in the construction of new and expansion of existing facilities.

The impact of this expansion and its full effect upon the educational program in West Virginia is yet to be fully felt. Some 19 area school construction projects in West Virginia were either under construction or awaiting bids as of May 1, 1973. Funds, made available through the Appalachian Regional Commission Act, the Vocational Education Act of 1963 and the 1968 amendments, supplemented by State and local moneys, have made this degree of facility expansion activity possible. The new facilities which have become operational since 1963, coupled with expansion of programs offered by the community colleges under direction of the West Virginia Board of Regents, have greatly increased accessibility to modern vocational education facilities and programs for citizens throughout the State.

Vocational education enrollments at the secondary, post secondary, and adult levels have increased by approximately 100 percent during the past 10 years as indicated below in table I. With completion of facilities presently under construction and in the planning stage through 1977, vocational education program opportunities should be available to residents in any area of the State.

TABLE 1.-West Virginia total vocational education enrollments

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While the growth in enrollments during the past 10 years is commendable, and increased projected growth is desirable from a programmatic point of view, there are concomitant problems which have emerged in the operation and administration of vocational education programs.

The responsibility for operational funding of programs is an area of increasing concern and while enrollments and operational costs have been skyrocketing, there seems to be an increasing reluctance for in

creased funding for vocational education at the Federal level. Thus, vocational education is being forced to compete with a myriad of State and local priorities for the allocation of funds necessary for operation of high quality programs necessary to produce an educated and job ready citizenry. This concern poses one of the major challenges for vocational education during the 1970's.


The following table provides a breakdown of job training enrollments in West Virginia, specified by year, level of program and occupational area.


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