ERIC Number: ED115414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Choctaw Adult Education. (A 309 (B) Demonstration Project). Final Report, July 1, 1974 - June 30, 1975.
Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Philadelphia.
The Choctaw Adult Education Project is described in this annual report by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The report presents the following: (1) Summary of Class Sites and Staffing; (2) Curriculum (basic literacy, health education, menu planning, budgeting, income tax preparation, food stamp program, nutrition, and the Tribal Constitution); (3) Field Trips (to Moundville, Alabama; the Jackson Zoo; shopping, fishing, and restaurants); (4) Graduation (13 General Educational Development, GED; 8 eight grade; and 29 driver education graduates); (5) Driver's Education (in 9 months, 75 people have been licensed and 20 have received driver's permits); (6) Publicity; (7) Dissemination (program and class reports printed in Choctaw Community News ); (8) Evaluation (continued to include and informal, on-going evaluation of students and teachers and formal evaluation via Gray-Votaw Rogers nationally standardized test); (9) Paraprofessionals (emphasis on continued use and community involvement); (10) Summary of In-Service Workshops (on adult learners, food stamps, text evaluations, GED, reading, library book evaluations); (11) Conferences; and (12) Action on Recommendations (home-based instruction, improved transportation systems, physical facilities, summer scheduling, additional classes, a child care system, and evaluation). (JC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Adult, Vocational, and Technical Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, Philadelphia.