ERIC Number: ED192988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Where to Go if You Want to Know. A Guide to Vocational Education Opportunities in Seattle.
Monette, Fred; And Others
Emphasizing community resources which are most accessible to Seattle's Indian population, this manual is designed to aid Native Americans in their explorations of vocational training and occupational choices. In the information sources section, six Seattle organizations along with program services offered by each are listed. It is noted also that high school counselors are excellent resources for vocational training and career search. Listed in the training sources section are six community colleges and two vocational technical institutes with specific vocational courses offered. Also detailed are the following: Seattle Opportunity Industrialization Center, the Lummi Indian School of Aquaculture and Fisheries, El Centro de La Raza, apprenticeship information, Comprehensive Employment Training Act (CETA) office locations, Job Corps, Work Incentive Program (WIN), Manpower Development Training Act (MDTA), Washington Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, the Vocation Resource Center, health occupations, and 28 private vocational schools. The money sources section details federal loans, work-study, special benefits, Bureau of Indian Affairs aid, and tribal scholarships and loans. Special programs are listed for veterans, handicapped persons, ex-offenders, women, and for testing. (AN)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Apprenticeships, Career Exploration, Community Colleges, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Job Training, Student Financial Aid, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Work Experience Programs
UIATF, Adult and Career Education Program, PO Box 99253, Seattle, WA 98199 (free while supply lasts).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Indians of All Tribes Foundation, Seattle, WA.
Identifiers: Washington (Seattle)
Note: Not available in paper copy due to publisher's preference.