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ERIC Number: ED235361
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Pages: 155
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
VTAE Economic Development Project. Final Report.
Klitzke, Elizabeth
A project was undertaken to redefine the role of vocational, technical, and adult education (VTAE) in economic development in Wisconsin. Included among the objectives of the project were the following: to produce a statewide plan for economic development identifying new linkages among business, industry, labor, and the VTAE system; to develop strategies for VTAE involvement in the plan; to outline the role of vocational education in technology transfer; to prepare information papers on topics such as job market trends, entrepreneurial activities, and barriers to quick response VTAE delivery systems; to identify future occupational training needs, and to conduct an economic development conference at the conclusion of the project to present the plan. During the project, a task force known as Commission '85 was formed to examine the role of VTAE in economic development. The commission met five times in the spring of 1983 to prepare a document entitled "A Plan for Economic Development: New Linkages Between Business, Industry, Labor and the VTAE System." The plan was presented at an economic development conference in June 1983. The task force continues to function as a working mechanism for interaction between government agency staff; vocational educators; and representatives of business, industry, and labor. (MN)
Center for Vocational, Technical and Adult Education, University of Wisconsin--Stout, 2l8 Applied Arts Bldg., Menomonie, WI 54751 ($5.25).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Center for Vocational, Technical and Adult Education.
Identifiers: Wisconsin
Note: Not available in paper copy due to colored paper.