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ERIC Number: ED020733
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jan
Pages: 162
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Reference Count: 0
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TALENT SEARCH PROJECT. FINAL REPORT.
SAMSEL, RUTH L.
DURING A 19-MONTH SPAN OF TIME, MIDDLESEX COUNTY COLLEGE (NEW JERSEY) ATTEMPTED TO (1) IDENTIFY QUALIFIED YOUTH WITH EXCEPTIONAL FINANCIAL NEED AND ENCOURAGE THEM TO COMPLETE SECONDARY SCHOOL AND UNDERTAKE POST-SECONDARY EDUCATIONAL TRAINING WITHIN A COMMUNITY COLLEGE, (2) PUBLICLY EXHIBIT FORMS OF FINANCIAL AID FURNISHED THROUGH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL AGENCIES, (3) UNDERSTAND THE NATURE OF FUTURE JOBS IN THE LOCAL COMMUNITIES, AND (4) PROVIDE COUNTY YOUTH AND ADULT ORGANIZATIONS WITH AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS WHICH WOULD HELP THEM UNDERSTAND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS, COSTS, REQUIREMENTS, AND OPPORTUNITIES. IN IMPLEMENTING THE PROGRAM, LOCAL BUSINESSES, INDUSTRIES, AND MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS WERE CONTACTED FOR THE PURPOSE OF CREATING INTEREST AMONG THE PERSONNEL DIRECTORS IN THE PROJECT. THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL VISITATIONS, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATION CONTACTS, AND COVERAGE BY THE NEWS MEDIA, AN ESTIMATED 13,500 CITIZENS (IN A POPULATION OF 500,000) WERE INFORMED ABOUT THE PROJECT ACTIVITIES. COUNSELOR VISITATIONS TO SCHOOLS AND PLANNED CAMPUS VISITATIONS FOR INTERESTED INDUSTRIAL PERSONNEL, COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS CONSTITUTED THE THIRD PHASE OF THE PROJECT. THE FINAL PHASE WAS THE PREPARATION OF SIX SYNCHRONIZED SLIDE-TAPE "CAREER PRESENTATIONS" DEPICTING REQUIREMENTS, CURRICULUMS, AND FINANCIAL AID OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FIELDS OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY, LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY, BUSINESS EDUCATION, SECRETARIAL SCIENCE, AND NURSE EDUCATION. (DG)
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Authoring Institution: Middlesex County Coll., Edison, NJ.
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