ERIC Number: ED329660
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Nov
Training the American Workforce. Conference Proceedings (San Francisco, California, November 14-16, 1990).
National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Policy Research.
These conference proceedings contain 18 presentations that represent a broad range of approaches to improving the effectiveness of public employment, education, and training programs. Papers include "Kentucky Job Training Certificate System" (Rigsby); "Public/Private Training Collaboration at the Workplace: The Michigan Job Opportunity Bank-Upgrade Program" (Reesman, Kohl); "Massachusetts Workplace Education Initiative" (Stein); "Creating a Market in Education and Training: The Case of the Missing Demand" (Pennington et al.); "Partnership for Workforce Quality: Maryland's Response to Skills Upgrading" (Theis); "Building Opportunities Program: Creating Employment and Training Opportunities for Minorities in Large-Scale Public Projects" (Gilbert); "Workplace Excellence: Exploring Options for Skills Certification and Accreditation of On-the-Job Learning Programs" (Fisher, Syrek); "Idaho's Public/Private Training Collaboration at the Workplace" (Daly); and "Project RIO: A Special Initiative for Ex-Offenders" (Snow, Robins); "Fifteen Agencies--One State Human Resource Development Plan" (Wimer); "Ohio Employment Service: Vision for the Future" (Saunders); "California Employment Development Department's Youth Employment Opportunity Program" (Dave, Venters-Bowles); "Texas Quality Work Force Planning: Preparing Texas for the Twenty-First Century through a Skilled and Educated Workforce" (Boyd et al.); "Union Involvement in State Government Economic Development/Training Programs" (Marschall); "Meeting the Challenge: The Governor's Initiative for Work Force Excellence" (Horne); "Pennsylvania Youth Apprenticeship Program: A Work-Based Learning Demonstration Project" (Coy, Bosworth); "Utilization of Joint Labor-Management Committees in Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs--The Michigan Experience" (Houck, Baker); and "Project ESTEEM: Encouraging Special Talents and Enriching Esteem and Morale" (Kontogianes). The agenda is provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Apprenticeships, At Risk Persons, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Economic Development, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Job Development, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Labor Needs, Literacy Education, Minority Groups, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Improvement, Public Sector, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, State Government, State Programs, Unions, Vocational Education, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Governors' Association, Washington, DC. Center for Policy Research.