ERIC Number: ED308356
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
Project REWARD (Re-entering Education with a Real Determination). Annual Report.
Elizabethtown Community Coll., KY.
Project REWARD (Reentering Education with a Real Determination) was designed to serve the single parent or homemaker with income below the poverty level who was interested in furthering his/her education. The project goals were to give instruction and encouragement in motivation, basic skills, communication skills, time and money management, career opportunities, and employment skills. Project participants included 14 new and 6 returning applicants. They were provided instruction in typing and word processing, written communication, and basic mathematics and calculating as well as information on financial aid for vocational educational programs. Other areas of instruction included basic study skills, enhanced self-esteem and confidence, value clarification, goal orientation, and interpersonal and assertiveness skills. Funds were also provided for child care, transportation, and tuition and books for one class at Elizabethtown Community College (Kentucky). (Appendixes include publicity items and example forms used in the project.) (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Basic Skills, Career Education, Communication Skills, Community Colleges, Displaced Homemakers, Divorce, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Counseling, Employment Potential, Goal Orientation, Job Skills, Money Management, Motivation, One Parent Family, Student Educational Objectives, Time Management, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Elizabethtown Community Coll., KY.