Policies and Procedures
Policy BDFB- District Career/Vocational/Technology Advisory Council (And Program Advisory Committees)
The Board of Education shall appoint a career/vocational /technology advisory council which shall assist the Board and administration in overall promotion, planning, coordination and evaluation of all district career/vocational/technology education programs. The council shall study issues, offer advice and make recommendations regarding:
1.Current job needs
2.Relevance of current training programs
3.Reduction, deletion or expansion of programs
4.Initiation of new programs
5.Financial and legislative support
6.Promotion of vocational education in the schools and in the community
The advisory council shall provide for input from vocational program advisory committees.
The council shall represent a cross-section of the community in terms of sex, race, age, occupation, socioeconomic status, geographical location and other appropriate factors. The district accountability committee may fulfill this function.
The Board also shall appoint an advisory committee for each career/vocational/ technology education program provided by the district. Program advisory committees shall assist vocational instructors and administrators in establishing, operating and evaluating programs to serve the needs of students, business and industry and shall provide expertise pertaining to technological change.
Each program advisory committee shall be representative of the occupations in the community for which training is provided. The program instructor shall serve as an ex officio member of the committee.
The Board shall approve written guidelines or operational procedures (by-laws) for the advisory council and each program committee which shall specify its composition, length of terms, responsibilities and rules for conducting business.
Adopted January 16, 1992
Revised to conform with practice: date of manual adoption
LEGAL REFS: C.R.S. 23-8-103 (2)(c)
Rules for Administering State Assistance for Vocational Education, 1984, Section IV
CROSS REFS.: AE, Accountability/Commitment to Accomplishment
IHAI, Vocational-Technical Education