ERIC Number: ED338605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Feb
Study of ABE/ESL Instructor Training Approaches: State Profiles Report.
San Francisco State Univ., CA.; Pelavin Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.
This report presents profiles of major training activities for teachers of adult basic English (ABE) and adult English as a Second Language (ESL) in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. Included in the profiles are statewide and regional training activities funded through Section 353 of the Adult Education Act and other federal, state, and local sources. Each state profile contains the following data elements: (1) state name; (2) number of ABE and ESL participants based on fiscal year (FY) 1989 data; (3) federal, state, and local expenditures for adult education (FY 1989 data); (4) number of adult education teachers and volunteer instructors (FY 1988 data on teachers and FY 1989 data on volunteers); (5) state credentials required for adult education teachers--including state certification requirements and, when available, a description of hiring standards; (6) a list of training activities for ABE and ESL teachers and volunteer instructors and their funding levels from federal, state, and local sources (FY 1990 data in most states); and (7) descriptions of these training activities, including, when available, the number of people trained and the content of the training. (AMH)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Francisco State Univ., CA.; Pelavin Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.