ERIC Number: ED238251
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: 0
United Way of Dade County, Inc. ESL/HELP (English as a Second Language/Haitian Hispanic Employability Language Project). A Summary Report.
Jackson, William E.
A federally funded comprehensive skills development and job placement program for Cuban and Haitian immigrants to Florida is described. The cooperative program of the United Way of Dade County, Inc., Miami-Dade Community College, the Spanish American League Against Discrimination, and Coalition for Progress served 8,916 refugees. Aspects of the program outlined and discussed include (1) an introduction to the evaluation of the program, (2) a description of its intent, (3) program objectives, (4) management structure, (5) development of a computer database for management and recordkeeping, (6) day care and transportation provisions, (7) recruitment and referrals, (8) counseling services, (9) criteria for determining student self-sufficiency, (10) curriculum components and tracks, (11) linkages with public and private organizations, (12) services provided by Miami-Dade Community College, (13) other cooperating agencies, (14) employability assessments, and (15) findings and recommendations. Expenditure data, anecdotal accounts of student success, and other statistics and supporting data are appended. (MSE)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Community Colleges, Community Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Counseling Services, Cubans, Curriculum, Data Collection, Databases, Day Care, Employment Potential, English (Second Language), Federal Programs, Haitians, Job Search Methods, Outreach Programs, Program Descriptions, Refugees, Second Language Programs, Student Recruitment, Student Transportation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: United Way of Dade County, Inc., FL.
Identifiers: Florida; Miami Dade Community College FL