ERIC Number: ED200708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Work-Education Councils: Profiles of Collaborative Efforts.
Rudick, Lois, Comp.
This publication presents profiles of the 29 councils currently participating in the Work-Education Consortium. (These councils address the issue of youth's transition from education to employment and work in a collaborative manner involving community people representing education, business and industry, government, social services, labor, professions, parents, and youth.) Each profile contains any or all of the following information: (1) names, addresses, and telephone numbers of director and chairperson; (2) community characteristics (locations, size, demography, economic base and outlook, major employers, education institutions); (3) council characteristics (population served; development; organizational and leadership structure; goals and objectives; current activities; accomplishments, contributions, and impact); and (4) local linkages and supporting institutions. A listing of the council membership is also provided. Councils profiled here are located in Augusta, Georgia; Bayamon, Puerto Rico; Bethel, Maine; Bridgeport, Connecticut; Buffalo, New York; California; Charleston, South Carolina; Chicago Heights, Illinois; Enfield, Connecticut; Erie, Pennsylvania; Fairbanks, Alaska; Gratiot County, Michigan; Jamestown, New York; Lexington, Kentucky; Martin County, North Carolina; Mesa, Arizona; New Jersey; New York, New York; Oakland, California; Peoria-Pekin Area, Illinois; Philadephia, Pennsylvania; Portland, Oregon; Santa Barbara, California; Seattle, Washington; Sioux Falls, South Dakota; St. Albans, Vermont; Wayne County, Michigan; Wheeling, West Virginia; Worchester, Massachusetts. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Education, Community Action, Community Cooperation, Community Coordination, Community Involvement, Community Organizations, Community Programs, Consortia, Education Work Relationship, Parent Participation, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Social Agencies, Unions, Young Adults, Youth Employment, Youth Programs
Center for Education and Work, National Manpower Institute, 1211 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 301, Washington, DC 20036 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Work and Learning, Washington, DC.