ERIC Number: ED475680
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Adult Education: Soaring Into the 21st Century. An Adult Education Administrator's Guide for Continuous Improvement and Evaluation.
Gall, Dan; Payne, Emily Miller; Burger, Phil; Curtis, Evelyn; Douglas, James; Kean, Nona; Parker, Ursula; Perez, Juan; Rosenberg, Sheila; Saucedo-Schwarz, Myrna; Franklin, Effie; Reed, Joseph
This guide is designed as an aid for the adult education administrator in the pursuit of continuous excellence and quality improvement in adult education programs in Texas. The Acknowledgments section provides an introduction, background, history, and overview of the adult education National Reporting System (NRS); overview of the NRS measures and methods; and Texas adult education performance targets. The main body of the guide comprises these nine sections: community and collaboration; adult education program and fiscal accountability; adult and community education system; program personnel; student orientation, assessment, and transition; adult education curriculum and instruction; adult education learners in the legal realm; professional development; and program evaluation. Appendixes include information on the NRS; framework of the adult basic education system; suggested web sites; and Texas adult education acronyms. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Administrator Guides, Administrators, Adult Education, Community Cooperation, Community Education, Curriculum, Educational Administration, Educational Legislation, Educational Quality, Orientation, Performance, Professional Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach
For full text: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/adult/manual/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Adult and Community Education Programs.; CTB / McGraw-Hill, Monterey, CA.
Identifiers: National Reporting System for Adult Education; Texas
Note: Also produced by Southwest Texas State University, Center for Initiatives in Education. Edited by Yvette Dunn, Ralf St. Claire and Sheila Rosenberg.