Proclamation 5915 -- Vocational-Technical Education Week, 1988
the President of the
the years, our Nation has benefited greatly from persons who have developed
their vocational and technical skills and used those skills in helping to build
strong and vibrant communities. Today,
Various studies have projected that the future job market will consist more and more of such technically intensive occupations. If our economy is to have a sufficient crop of candidates for these occupations, it must be able to rely upon a large and growing pool of trained vocational educators. Fortunately, there are dozens of State and national groups committed to quality education in vocational specialties, and these groups are attuned to economic trends and supportive of professional educators in the technical-vocational fields. General public awareness is important, too. During Vocational-Technical Education Week, all Americans can pause to consider the need for strong vocational education programs that enjoy the full support of our communities.
Congress, by House Joint Resolution 572, has designated the period of November
Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the
Witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-third day of November,
in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-eight, and of the
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Note: The proclamation was released by the Office of the Press Secretary on November 25.