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Re: Need help and ideas

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Teresa Tipton (
Sun, 21 Apr 1996 13:57:46 -0700 (PDT)

Jeanie, what exactly do you need help with? I've been working with
articulation agreements between high schools and college systems for
several years and can point you to models in Seattle of high school
programs which have articulated pathways to other programs of study,
depending upon the area of interest of the student.

Information and skills needed in the workplace are best covered by the
SCANS report from the U.S. Department of Labor (1992), which are the
basics for all jobs; the D.O.T will give you specific skills by job,
including art related careers.

What else are you looking for?

Teresa Tipton

On Fri, 12 Apr 1996, jeanie merila wrote:

> I'm a high school art teacher in Guam, and am putting together
> alternative learning paths for art, which will include a college path,
> vocational path and general path. I need help with the vocational path.
> We need to give students the information and skills they need in the
> workplace for art oriented careers, such as graphic design, advertising,
> and art departments for hotels. Students will take concentrated classes
> 9, 10, 11 grades, then go and work their senior year, in partnership with
> school and community.
> Guam does not offer any art oriented vocational classes at the community
> college or elsewhere, and the collage offers only fine arts. So our
> students need to learn these basic skills in the classroom. I know
> programs like this exist elsewhere - and would appreciate any information
> on implementing these programs into our existing curriculum. I don't
> want to reinvent the wheel.....
> Please E mail me, or mail me any information that may help me, redundancy
> is OK.
> Jeanie Merila
> 1270 North Marine Drive #101-310
> Tamuning Guam 96911
> 671-789-0306
> I really appreciate you taking the time to read this. Send me any ideas.