distributive education

distributive education

n.
An educational program in which students receive both classroom instruction and on-the-job training.
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Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), a U.S.
The best and brightest high school students from across the state will visit the region as part of the Distributive Education Clubs of America's annual conference at the Joseph A.
As a former student of Rossview High School, this outstanding senior is a member of the JROTC, Drill Team, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, National Society of High School Scholars, National Technical Honor Society, Interact Club, Special Olympics, Distributive Education (DECA), Sign Language Organization, and President of the LEAP Youth Leadership Council.
DECA, or Distributive Education Clubs of America, was founded in 1943.
SPRINGFIELD - Springfield High School Distributive Education Club of America students Susannah Turley and Kate King placed third in travel and tourism team decision- making at the State Career Development Conference on Feb.
In addition, Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA), Future Educators Association (FEA); and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), to name a few, hold competitions based on community service projects.
As chairman of the IFA Educational Foundation from 1996-1998, he spearheaded efforts to develop and fund special programs to enhance educational opportunities for minorities, including the Pepsi scholarship program and the Pepsi Entrepreneurship Program working with minority youth through Distributive Education Clubs of America at the high school level and Students in Free Enterprise at the college level.
Distributive education, for example, channeled generations of students into jobs and postsecondary education, and the career emphasis many states are now legislating for secondary students is an attempt to make the curriculum more relevant and to encourage young people to plan for careers.
Over the years the Texas DECA (distributive education) program for part-time students has placed many employees at the store, he notes, and many have gone on to successful careers in and out of retailing.
Indeed, 18% of students in distributive education programs and 15% in health programs go on to attend 4-year colleges.
So far, we have editors for "Assessment," "Distributive Education," "Culture and Literature," "Part-Time Instruction," "Adult and Community Education," "Special Education ," and "Service-Learning." There will be other editors with topics of a perennial interest to those of us in the academic profession.
Of the two, distributive education has a broader connotation in respect to the time when a class is offered (schedule) and the site(s) to which it is delivered.