ERIC Number: ED241071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Community Events Planning Packet: National Community Education Day, Wednesday, November 16, 1983.
National Community Education Association, Washington, DC.
Developed for community educators interested in planning activities for National Community Education Day, this packet of materials presents planning ideas and examples of activities undertaken during the first National Community Education Day held in 1982. After messages from the National Community Education Assocation (NCEA) and the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges (AACJC), information on the planning packet is provided. Next, the role of National Community Education Day in enhancing an institution's public relations is discussed and guidance is provided on charting public opinion and selecting the most effective ways of reaching a target audience. The following sections highlight 1982 events that focused on increasing institutional visibility, fundraising, involving local children, promoting political awareness, utilizing Community Education Day in conducting other institutional business, and involving state-level policymakers. Next, suggestions are provided about using the Community Education Day logo, developing special "I Support Community Education Day" products, and inviting important members of the local community to the event. Resources available to help plan a National Community Education Day event are cited. Also included in the packet are: (1) a joint NCEA/AACJC resolution; (2) a step-by-step guide for organizing a community event; and (3) a special event analyzer to help institutions prioritize events in terms of their purposes and effects. (HB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Education, Community Schools, Institutional Advancement, Program Development, Public Relations, School Community Relationship
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, One Dupont Circle, N.W., Suite 410, Washington, D.C.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Community Education Association, Washington, DC.