ERIC Number: ED288080
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Let ABE Do It. Basic Education in the Workplace.
Mark, Jorie Lester, Ed.
This publication highlights business, industry, union, and Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA)-supported efforts to provide public and private employees, as well as some prospective employees, with the basic literacy skills they need to perform in the workplace. Basic or remedial education users listed in this directory include 198 companies or plants; 17 unions; 6 United Auto Workers/General Motors and 4 United Auto Workers/Ford collaboratives; 51 public or nonprofit employers; 23 hospitals, health services, convalescent or nursing homes; 7 colleges or universities; and 144 public job-assistance programs. All of the programs described in this booklet have been submitted by 29 state directors of adult education. They are all Adult Basic Education (ABE) or adult Secondary (ASE) and/or General Educational Development (GED) programs run by public education systems. Programs are listed by state. Information given for each program includes title, provider, address, contact person, telephone number, and description of program. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Basic Skills, Corporate Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Resources, High School Equivalency Programs, Literacy Education, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Skill Development, Unions
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, Washington, DC.