ERIC Number: ED119795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Feb
Establishing Community Advisement Centers: A Proposal.
California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
In 1974, the California legislature directed the California Postsecondary Education Commission to develop a plan for establishing independent postsecondary education counseling centers to serve California residents not enrolled in a college or high school. On the basis of interviews, a review of the literature, and site visits to existing counseling centers, the Commission developed three alternative plans for pilot advisement centers. Each center would provide: (1) a comprehensive testing program to enable clients to assess their educational strengths and weaknesses, career skills, and interests; (2) current information and advice on all public and private postsecondary education opportunities in California; (3) information and counseling about career options, requirements, and opportunities in the state; (4) information on costs of education and opportunities for financial aid; (5) current information about special programs (such as child care) or services of educational institutions and agencies in the community; and (6) a referral service to help clients obtain needed counseling information not directly provided by the center. Included in the proposal is a plan for an information system which would help coordinate and disseminate existing information about local opportunities, programs, and services. (Author/DC)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Career Planning, Community Information Services, Community Services, Educational Counseling, Educational Opportunities, Educational Testing, Guidance Centers, Information Centers, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, School Counseling, State Programs, Vocational Interests
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Postsecondary Education Commission, Sacramento.
Identifiers - Location: California