(Barberton City Schools, 2011). Barberton City Schools have eight departments, including the food service department, curriculum and instruction department, personnel department, student services department, superintendent department, transportation department, treasures department and construction department. The school has a supportive environment with Barberton City which provides a neat infrastructure and supports the school’s administration. This is helpful to the school as the administration is able to adequately receive support from the city managers. This comes in handy when the school has field education trips or requires infrastructural developments. This link between the school and the City is apparent on the school’s participation in Mayoral elections where the school Superintendent takes an active position. The City on the other hand requires the school to continuously record improved results. In the recent past, the school has had to contend with union grievances mainly resulting from their efforts to downsize and consolidate the school administration. These efforts according to the school’s administration are aimed at bolstering the school’s financial position by ensuring adequate savings. The result of this healthy relationship has not only caused improvement in the schools’ infrastructure but also in their performance. The Ohio Department has commended the teacher to teacher walk through the curriculum, classroom management and delivery issues. For the purposes of this study, the observations for the first four days were made. The first day offered education and training in making the apple crisp, the second day’s lecture was upon the food and food safety with some Nutrition activity (Puzzles). Third day involved sewing the 2 hall button and preparing to make pillows while the fourth day involved sewing.
On the first day, the students were ...Show more