ERIC Number: ED309299
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
Innovation with Impact: Industry-Education Partnerships in Massachusetts. Publication #15311.
Freedman, Susan; Aschheim, Barbara
This document describes six industry-education partnerships in Massachusetts selected as exemplary and 14 selected as outstanding. They represent innovative and collaborative ways to address dropout prevention, at-risk and special needs students, adult literacy, basic skill development, and enrichment needs of students. Each entry provides this information: contact (name, address, telephone number), participants, target population, and a partnership overview that highlights programs or components of the partnership. The six exemplary partnerships are Alliance for Education, Worcester; Dorchester High School/New England Telephone Partnership, Boston; Honeywell Bull LABB Program, Lexington/Lawrence; Keefe Tech/Toyota USA/Massachusetts Bay Community College, Framingham; MESTEP (Math English Science Technology Education Program), University of Massachusetts/Amherst; and Springfield School Volunteers/Corporate Action Program, Springfield. Outstanding partnerships include: the Intergenerational Learning Program, Agwam/Springfield; Springfield Read-Aloud, Springfield; the Oxford/Digital Connection, Oxford; and the Workplace Education Project, North Dartmouth/New Bedford. A final section lists noteworthy partnerships, in alphabetical order, by city and town. The same information is provided as for the selected partnerships, but in a condensed format. A topical index of partnerships is appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Banking, Basic Skills, Career Awareness, Career Education, Cooperative Programs, Enrichment Activities, High Risk Students, Industry, Intergenerational Programs, Professional Development, Regional Programs, School Business Relationship, Special Education, Teacher Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Community
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Quincy. Office of Community Education.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts