This book provides the practical information you need to make the transition from traditional "vocational" education programs to the new approaches to career and technical education. It shows you how to organize your schools around relevant career majors using a variety of evolving school formats such as Career Major programs, Tech Prep programs, Academies, and Magnet Schools.
Chapter 1: Why Applied, Context-based, and Community-Based High School Reform?
Chapter 2: School Formats and High School Reform Innovations
Chapter 3: Establishing career majors
Chapter 4: Developing Career Major Courses
Chapter 5: Integrating and Articulating the Curriculum
Chapter 6 Planning Community-Based Experiences and School-to-Work
Chapter 7: Evaluating Program Effectiveness