ERIC Number: ED149830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Dec-14
Reference Count: 0
Bergen Community College Adult Learning Center Study.
Bergen Community Coll., Paramus, NJ.
The report describes the Bergen Community College Adult Learning Center, a part of the college's community service program which has served approximately 15,000 individuals since 1970. Section one discusses the history and development of the Center, section two examines the legal basis of the Center's operation, and section three presents its mission, goals, and objectives, which include providing counseling and educational services for adults over the age of sixteen who are not enrolled in a formal secondary educational institution. Section four examines the target population demographically, characteristics of enrollees, and their academic achievements. Section five describes the various programs currently offered (adult basic education, high school equivalency (GED), flexible GED testing, English as a second language, life skills employability, career planning, Comprehensive Employment Training Act (CETA), client assessment, and the community counseling service), proposed plans for the development of a series of Centers, and proposed plans for a comprehensive community outreach program. Section six examines present and potential facilities. Section seven discusses sources of current and future funding. Appended material lists funding sources since 1970, advisory council members, and various institutions working with the Center. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bergen Community Coll., Paramus, NJ.