Career and Technical Education

Title Abstract Publication Date
Tough Economic Times Call for Creative Thinking. Recommends dual enrollment programs, vocational education, and career academies to help prepare students for jobs in recessionary times. 10/31/2008
Trade and Industrial Education Facilities Guidelines. Provides information regarding the physical requirements for some of the most popular trade and industrial education instructional programs. Guides teachers, administrators, architects, and other... 12/31/2000
Transforming Facilities: Industrial Arts to Technology Education. Five sequential components appear necessary to remodel a laboratory: formulation of a technology philosophy; identification of a technology purpose; curriculum development; curriculum plan... 12/06/1991
Two Vocational Training Schools in Quebec. Describes two recent vocational education school construction projects in Quebec: a school of forestry and wood technology, and a steelwork training center. 01/31/2003
U. S. Department of Education. Office of Vocational and Adult Education. Perkins Collaborative Resource Network. The Perkins Collaborative Resource Network is a resource and information-sharing forum for state Career and Technical Education professionals. It provides a peer-to-peer forum for states to improve...
University Center at Gaylord, M-TEC Educational Center. Describes this Michigan technology center designed to simultaneously serve both traditional university and vocational students. The floor plan separates the spaces for the two disciplines, but mixing... 10/31/2003
University Technology and Learning Center, Lawrence Technological University. Describes the named building, which created a new entry to the campus while accommodating the architecture and engineering departments, as well as providing meeting space for other disciplines.... 10/31/2003
Vermont School Construction: Planning Guide and Standards for Technical Education Centers. Provides guidance in planning and pursuing a technical education construction project, when used in conjunction with applicable construction standards governing technical center construction and the... 12/31/2000
Vo-Tech Goes Hi-Tech. Former industrial arts classrooms in Algonac, Maine, now rely on technology, particularly computers, to teach marketplace-oriented skills. The changes began with one-time-only grants earmarked for... 02/29/1996
Vocational Educational Facility. Profiles this new facility with an agricultural and shop emphasis. Building statistics, a list of the project participants, cost details, floor plans, and photographs are included. 06/30/2007
Vocational/Industrial Arts Areas. Profiles Minnesota's South Central College Chemistry and Industrial Labs facility, selected for the 2009 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. The project was... 07/31/2009
Vocational/Industrial Arts Areas. Profiles the Laney College Culinary Academy and Bistro, a winning project in the 2010 American School and University Magazine Education Interiors Showcase. This renovated cooking school now features... 07/31/2010
Vocational/Industrial Arts. Profiles The System, a cosmetology teaching facility created within a existing retail center, and selected for the American School & University 2006 Educational Interiors Showcase. The project... 07/31/2006
Vocational/Industrial Arts. Describes the design of notable school vocational/industrial arts facilities, including the educational context and design goals. Includes information on architects, suppliers, and cost, as well as... 07/31/2002
Vocational/Industrial Arts. Presents high school and college vocational/industrial arts buildings considered outstanding in a competition which judged the most outstanding learning environments at educational institutions... 07/31/2003
Vocational/Industrial Arts. Presents three vocational education facilities selected for the American School & University 2005 Educational Interiors Showcase. The projects were selected for their functionality,... 07/31/2005
Vocational/Industrial-Arts Areas. Profiles technical education facilities in Denton, Texas, and New Rochelle, New York, that were recognized in the American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. The... 07/31/2008
Vocational/Industrial-Arts Areas. Profiles the Southern California College of Optometry, honored in American School and University Magazine's Educational Interiors Showcase. The project successfully blends with the concrete... 07/31/2007
Westinghouse Career Academy. Presents concepts for the renovation or replacement of this Chicago high school, outlining the schools programs, partnership, administration, community involvement, sustainability, and several design... 04/30/2002
What Goes Around Comes Around. Describes how schools in Carroll County, Maryland; Toronto, Ontario; Durham, North Carolina; Englewood, Colorado; and Troy, New York, are renovating their vocational areas for inquiry- based, hands-... 07/31/2002
When the School Is a Workplace Describes two new vocational schools--the Laurel Oaks Educational Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, where glass-walled classrooms look out on a mall to promote community, and the Tulsa, Oklahoma,... 01/31/1998
Wood Shops and Math Scores. Narrates a situation where a high school wood and metal shop was eliminated to house more academic offerings and improve test scores. Test scores declined, and after several years, it was felt that... 03/31/2006
Workforce Development Education Facilities Planner. This guide provides general information on facilities design, including the following: background and overview; work force development education; using the guidelines; facility design; flexibility... 12/31/1996