ERIC Number: ED419115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The document details the development of a project to provide adult students with the academic and work skills required for admission to the Regional Skill Center, which is an adult technical school serving Erie County, Pennsylvania. The body of the report summarizes the following project outcomes: development of a four-tiered system of work force preparation classes; collection of data on the local adult population's academic preparedness; revision of the Regional Skill Center's training curriculum to include mandatory academic instruction in mathematics and communication; development of a draft "cognitive umbrella" unifying a range of services delivered through the adult basic education system; incorporation of employers into program planning and implementation; and provision of direct instructional services to approximately 50 adults. Appendixes constituting approximately 80% of this report contain the following: data from Regional Skill Center testing; manufacturers association employer expectation list; intermediate unit 5 employability modules; letter regarding mandatory courses at the Regional Skill Center; individual profile from the Wonderlic Basic Skills Tests with notes regarding interpretation; pre- and posttesting charts and comments; sample completed individual interview form; applied communication flyer; information regarding industry participation; handout from presentation to the manufacturers association; and Wonderlic test battery information. (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit, Edinboro, PA.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Erie County); 353 Project
Note: Appendix C, CORD Applied Math Flyer, is not included in this document.