ERIC Number: ED026657
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug-14
Reference Count: 0
A Comprehensive Report and Evaluation Survey of the Alternate Opportunity Conference.
ADAPT, A PACE Supplementary Educational Center, Visalia, CA.
The ADAPT Supplementary Educational Center is a Title III Elementary and Secondary Education Act PACE Center funded for the purpose of encouraging educational change and encouraging relevant activities in the educational programs in its service area. During 1967-68, one of the activities in the ADAPT application called for "four conferences for students." The "Alternate Opportunity" conferences were conducted for the purpose of demonstrating one method of helping to prepare continuation high-school students for the world of work. The strategy adopted was to place students in direct contact with personnel recruiters from industry in a realistic job seeking setting. They would be informed about the alternatives open to them and, at the same time, be provided with experiences in seeking positions. Appended are: (a) an announcement brochure; (b) Alternate Opportunity Conference program planning; (c) an evaluation of the conference; (d) letters of support; (e) a roster of adult participants; and (f) the financial report. (Author)
Publication Type: N/A
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ADAPT, A PACE Supplementary Educational Center, Visalia, CA.