ERIC Number: ED382829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Expanding Our Horizons. 1995 Success Stories.
Royce and Royce, Inc., Lancaster, PA.
This booklet profiles 10 former participants in adult basic education (ABE) and literacy programs who have gone on to build successful lives and careers and have been designated outstanding adult students by the Pennsylvania Association for Adult and Continuing Education. The men and women selected as award winners were sponsored by the following Pennsylvania ABE, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs/agencies: Greater Pittsburgh Literacy Council, Mid-State Literacy Council, Intermediate Unit 10 Development Center for Adults, Clarion County Literacy Council, Cumberland Valley School District, Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit, Luzerne Intermediate Unit 18, Tuscarora Intermediate Unit Adult Education and Job Training Center, Eagleville Hospital, the Lighthouse, and the Center for Literacy, Inc. Each profile includes information on the following: award winner's level of formal education before enrolling in an adult education program, the obstacles and/or personal/physical problems overcome by the individual, career progress and/or community activities since completing the adult education program, and continuing involvement (if any) with ABE or literacy education. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills, Biographies, Education Work Relationship, Individual Characteristics, Literacy Education, Outcomes of Education, Program Descriptions, Success, Vocational Rehabilitation
Clearinghouse AdvancE, Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Royce and Royce, Inc., Lancaster, PA.