ERIC Number: ED184626
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Student Recruitment of Special Populations. Special Programs Segment, De Anza College.
De Anza College provides numerous services and programs to meet the needs of the disabled, the aged, and other special populations in the surrounding community. These services include: (1) the Tutorial Center; (2) the Physically Limited Program, which works with the student to assure full participation in the college's curriculum; (3) the Adaptive and Rehabilitative Program; (4) the Educational Diagnostic Clinic, which recruits and serves students with learning disabilities; (5) the Adaptive Geriatric Education Program, which serves the institutionalized aged; and (6) the Older Adult Education Program, which provides senior citizens with educational experience at outreach centers. Over 45 procedures have been established at De Anza to disseminate information about these programs to De Anza students and to members of the community. These procedures involve the use of admissions forms, brochures, newsletters, orientations, special classes, the college catalog, class visitations, public service announcements, staff appearances on radio and television, cooperative activities with area parks, professional groups, high schools, local business and industry, newspapers, and special mailers. Special faculty/counselor interview procedures have been developed to increase the effectiveness of the staff. This descriptive report concludes with a list of agencies which coordinate their services with the college's special education programs. (JP)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Ancillary School Services, Community Colleges, Information Dissemination, Learning Disabilities, Older Adults, Outreach Programs, Physical Disabilities, Program Descriptions, Publicity, Rehabilitation Programs, Special Programs, Student Personnel Services, Student Recruitment, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: De Anza Coll., Cupertino, CA.