ERIC Number: ED123354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Top of Alabama Regional Education Service Agency Adult Secondary Education Program: Final Report for FY 74-75.
Jhin, Kyo R.
The document is the final report for fiscal year 1974-75 of a rural adult secondary education demonstration project sponsored by the regional agency, Top of Alabama Regional Education Service Agency (TARESA), serving five northeastern Alabama counties. Program features include the use of educational television on a statewide basis and the utilization of assistance from more than 200 different national, regional, State, and local agencies and programs. Maximum services were provided to the adult learners in the program through the cooperation of other on-going TARESA projects, such as the Home Start Program and the Talent Search Program. The secondary program enrollment was 2,600 adults; 1,600 were enabled to receive GED certificates with a budget of $140,000 ($87 per GED recipient). Through extensive promotional activities, a positive image was created for the program. Wide dissemination and followup activities were also engaged in. The GED recipients were assisted in enrolling in area vocational schools and colleges and in securing financial assistance from those institutions, or were referred for employment. Presented in outline form, the report describes the project's objectives, procedures, evaluation, recipients. graduation, resource utilization, dissemination, promotional techniques and staffing. Tables describe recipient characteristics; samples of program and publicity materials are appended. (AJ)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, Continuing Education Centers, Demonstration Programs, Dropout Programs, Dropouts, Educational Television, Enrollment Influences, High School Equivalency Programs, Information Dissemination, Participant Characteristics, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Publicize, Regional Cooperation, Regional Programs, Rural Areas, Rural Population
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Top of Alabama Regional Education Service Agency, Huntsville.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama