Date of Award


Document Type

Master's Project

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


STEM Education & Professional Studies


Occupational and Technical Studies

Committee Director

Ritz, John M.


The research goals of this study were to: 1. Determine the need to establish a vocational education program in Virginia Beach Middle Schools for disabled students; 2. Provide justification for integrating functional skills and real life community work experiences into existing curriculum; 3. Define the types of vocational education programs that are appropriate for middle school disabled students; 4. Outline the skills needed for student transition from middle school vocational education programs to secondary vocational education programs.

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