ERIC Number: ED340937
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Step Forward. Single Parent/Homemaker Annual Report for the Fiscal Year 1989-1990.
Kentucky Vocational Education Region V, Elizabethtown.
During fiscal year 1989-90, Project Step Forward provided single parents and displaced homemakers in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, with information on available opportunities and assisted participants in raising their self-esteem. The project served 64 people through three 2-week, 40-hour workshops and an additional 151 people through mini-workshops and/or career assessment and counseling. Almost all workshop participants made decisions to pursue future education/training. A support group was established following each workshop so that local participants could continue to meet monthly. The project advertised extensively through community agencies, churches, newspapers, and radio and by posters and brochures. The project's success was largely due to its affiliation with the Lincoln Trail Regional Assessment Center or Career Connections, a joint effort of Vocational Education Region V and Elizabethtown Community College. Recommendations were for closer collaboration with the vocational schools, improved follow-up with workshop participants, and more publicity in rural areas. (In addition to the project report, other contents include participants' comments; three stories written by workshop participants; and sample registration, intake, outtake, and evaluation forms.) (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Vocational Education.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Vocational Education Region V, Elizabethtown.