ERIC Number: ED254179
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
University and College Opportunities Handbook.
Lundin, Janet, Ed.; Smith, Theodore, Ed.
Information about college preparation programs, opportunities for leadership experiences, funding sources, and resource organizations is presented to help schools develop preparatory programs for youths currently underrepresented in higher education. The following qualities of an effective university and college opportunities (UCO) program are considered: instruction, instructional support, counseling/advising, parental involvement/support, career awareness, district support, and data collection. Youth leadership programs provided by resource organizations and UCO offices are described, and the name, address, and phone numbers of the contact person are identified. Information is included on: federal and state legislation authorizing funding for UCO programs, the UCO network of support/information exchange; Title IV-C programs of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and UCO program evaluation concerns. The UCO Network School District Profile and a list of publications and organizations providing information about student financial aid are provided, along with information about mentor programs, the academic boosters club, career awareness programs, financial aid programs, student affirmative action and outreach, and University of California admission requirements. (SW)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Affirmative Action, Ancillary School Services, Career Planning, College Instruction, College Preparation, Educational Opportunities, Federal Aid, Financial Support, Guidelines, Higher Education, Information Sources, Leadership Training, Mentors, Nontraditional Students, State Aid, Student Financial Aid, Student Recruitment
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802-0271 ($3.25).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Students; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Univ. and Coll. Opportunities Program Unit.
Identifiers: California; University and College Opportunities Program CA