ERIC Number: ED245070
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Community Colleges. Public Hearings. Special Report.
Speaking Freely, v2 n3 1983
This report contains a condensation and highlights of public hearings held by the Illinois State Advisory Council on Adult, Vocational and Technical Education (SACVE) and the Illinois Employment and Training Council (IETC) on the subject of community colleges in the state. During the hearings on this topic, 100 witnesses testified. The report is organized in two parts. Part 1 contains information and data provided to the State Advisory Council by the Illinois Community College Board and the Illinois State Board of Education pertinent to community colleges in Illinois. Findings revealed by two national studies relevant to postsecondary education enrollment trends are also included. One study reflects Illinois data. Part 2 of the document contains testimony given at the public hearings that was specific to community college programs and their needs. Testimony generally reflected satisfaction with the intent of the postsecondary system in Illinois. Witnesses voiced their opinions as to how these programs could be improved in order to better prepare the participants for employment in a rapidly changing workplace. (KC)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Advisory Council on Adult, Vocational and Technical Education, Springfield.
Note: For related documents, see CE 039 049-050.