ERIC Number: ED251286
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Partnerships in Action. Building Partnerships for Quality Education in Rural America.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Twenty-one profiles of rural partnerships are included in this conference handout. Following a proclamation by President Ronald Reagan declaring 1983-1984 the National Year of Partnerships in Education, a list of the partnership programs with meeting places, time assignments, and presiders is provided for presentations on the partnerships in action. The rest of the document consists of one- or two-page summaries of each partnership giving information for each in the categories of need for the partnership, what partners are involved, sponsors, target audience, location, objectives, procedures, accomplishments and outcomes to date, accomplishments and expected outcomes, and contact person(s). Programs are listed from Alaska, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Washington, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia. Examples of partnerships include: school districts-universities; universities-educational councils-businesses; secondary schools-regional vocational system-community college-prison-business and industry; school board members-key school personnel; business and industry-local schools-community college; university-Indian tribe; people with disabilities-the elderly-volunteers-human service professionals-businesses; school officials-students-business leaders; counties-state school for the blind-state department of education; state department of education-junior college-business-Army; university-community college-Extension Service-area vocational schools; health education providers and institutions at all levels-university; board of cooperative education services-community college; college faculty members-rural school district leadership teams; school district-college-state department of education; and college-foundation. (BRR)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, American Indian Education, Board of Education Role, College School Cooperation, Education Service Centers, Educational Cooperation, Educational Opportunities, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Philanthropic Foundations, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Regional Schools, Rural Education, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, State Departments of Education, Student Participation, Tribes, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.