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ERIC Number: ED139492
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Total Education: The Duty of the State. Report of the Commission on Goals for the North Carolina Community College System.
North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh.
This document sets forth six goals toward which the North Carolina Community College System should strive during the next 20 years, descriptions of the means to achieve those goals, and the conditions necessary to support those means. Specific goals include: (1) acceleration of the state's economic growth and development through a dynamic, comprehensive manpower training program; (2) educational access for all North Carolina adults; (3) elimination of illiteracy among the state's adult population; (4) enhancement of effective citizenship skill development among adults; (5) aid in the development of a cultural renaissance among the adult population; and (6) achievement of excellence in the effective, efficient use of all human and material resources. Steps to achieving the stated goals include vocational instruction based on current needs, maintenance of an open door policy, adult basic education, community and continuing education, cultural programs, on-going program monitoring, and adequate support services. Conditions necessary to support the means to specified goals include continuation of community college governance by the State Board, adequate and flexible funding, and improved articulation processes. (JDS)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Board of Education, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina