The American Vocational Association[edit | edit source]

In 1926, Education and the Vocational Education Association of the Middle West came together in 1926 to form the American Vocational Association (AVA), a strong new voice was created.

George-Deen Vocational Law[edit | edit source]

In 1936, this law provided federal funds to states to improve vocational education in public schools and colleges. Under the Smith-Hughes Act of 1917, the federal government provided matching funds to states to provide vocational education in agriculture and home economics. The George-Deen Vocational Law extended funding to workers in "distributive" occupations. These jobs included any positions involving the sale of a product or of a service. Some examples of these occupations are store managers, purchasing agents, and salespeople, among others.,_comprising_a_full_statement_of_its_aims,_methods,_and_results,_with_figured_drawings_of_shop_exercises_in_woods_and_metals_(1906)_(14782736672).jpg

Vocational Education Amendments of 1976[edit | edit source]

The educational amendments of 1976 had five titles, Title II is concerned with vocational education.  The purpose of the act was to extend, improve and maintain programs; overcome sex discrimination/bias; develop new programs Description: Equal opportunities for women and girls were promoted in the Vocational Education Amendments of 1976.

Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act Amendments[edit | edit source]

Contemporary vocational education began to take shape with the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act Amendments of 1990, which embraced accountability, as well as secondary- postsecondary alignment, academic integration and business partnerships

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