ERIC Number: ED234277
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to National Organizations Engaged in State Youth Education and Employment Activities. The State Youth Initiatives Project. Working Paper #1.
Christian, Susan M., Comp.
Fifteen national organizations involved in research, policy analysis, and/or implementation of state youth education and employment activities are described. This directory is intended to be a resource for persons responsible for adjusting programs to the requirements of the new federal employment and training legislation, the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). The description of each organization includes its mission, structure, funding, activities, additional areas of focus, periodicals, and publications. The organizations listed are: (1) American Vocational Association (AVA); (2) Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO); (3) Council of State Governments (CSG); (4) Education Commission of the States (ECS); (5) Institute for Educational Leadership, Inc. (IEL); (6) Jobs for America's Graduates, Inc. (JAG); (7) MDC, Inc.; (8) Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC); (9) National Alliance of Business (NAB); (10) National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE); (11) National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL); (12) National Governors' Association (NGA); (13) National Institute for Work and Learning (NIWL); (14) National Youth Practitioners Network (NYPN); and (15) Public/Private Ventures (P/PV). A summary chart compares the key features of the organizations. (DC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.
Authoring Institution: Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers: Job Training Partnership Act 1982; PF Project