ERIC Number: ED315171
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-24
Reference Count: N/A
Intergenerational Educational Partnerships: A Lifetime of Talent To Share. Hearing Before the Special Committee on Aging. United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, First Session (Boca Raton, FL).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
A senate hearing on the role of older volunteers in the schools was held at the Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. At the time of the hearing, Florida was the only state in the United States with a school volunteer program supported by legislation, appropriation, and a state program coordinating office. Students, volunteer program administrators, government officials, school teachers and administrators, and volunteers, all of whom had been involved in volunteer programs in the Florida schools, appeared before the committee. Testimony concerned: (1) Florida's success with intergenerational volunteer programs; (2) views of the National Association of Partners in Education; (3) the Business and Citizen School Volunteers of America Act, S. 382; (4) functions of older volunteers in the schools; (5) program expansion and improvement; (6) personal experiences of volunteers and students; (7) teacher recruitment; (8) provision of services to special students; (9) Miami Central High School's Intergenerational Law Advocacy Program; (10) English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) services; and (11) volunteer services for students in crisis situations. (RH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
Identifiers - Location: Florida