ERIC Number: ED329778
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Teacher Summer Business Training & Employment and Employer Specific Training Program for Program Year 1989-90. Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
The Employer Specific Skills Training (ESST) Program strengthens New York State's economy by assisting employers and employees to become more productive and competitive through customized training and education. The program has three goals: (1) to foster cooperative ventures; (2) to use resources of local education agencies to respond to local work force development needs; and (3) to expand the capacity of educational agencies to meet business and labor's training needs. The ESST program areas include workplace literacy, apprentice-related instruction, customized training, management seminars and conferences, and summer teacher business training and employment. This annual report (1989-90) presents a program overview, program outcomes, future directions, financial resources, matching funds, and an appendix listing participating firms in New York State. The following program outcomes are identified: (1) the program helps employers become more competitive; (2) priorities include smaller, minority-owned, and worker-owned businesses; (3) the program helps to create a more highly skilled work force and a more diverse economic base; (4) the program benefits both individual trainees and their employers; (5) the program also benefits unemployed, dislocated, and economically disadvantaged workers; (6) the program supports educational agencies; (7) the program is strengthened by the Workplace Literacy Program; (8) the Teacher Summer Business Training and Employment Program has strengthened New York State's education system; and (9) the program produces satisfied and well-trained productive workers. Tables and figures are included throughout. (NLA)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Dislocated Workers, Economically Disadvantaged, Inservice Teacher Education, Institutes (Training Programs), Job Training, Labor Force Development, Literacy, Management Development, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, School Districts, Skill Development, State Programs, Summer Programs, Unemployment, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: Customized Training; New York
Note: Cover title is "Employer Specific Training Program, Program Year 1989-90."