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ERIC Number: ED341441
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 124
Abstractor: N/A
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges Small/Rural Community Colleges Commission: Exemplary Programs and Services, 1991.
American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. Small/Rural Community Colleges Commission.
Compiled by the Small/Rural Community Colleges Commission of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, this collection of one-page program descriptions provides information on 121 exemplary programs and/or services at small and/or rural two-year institutions nationwide. Each program description provides the following information: program/service title; target population; college name; executive officer; contact person; college address; phone number; program/service narrative (of up to 250 words); associated costs; personnel requirements; and key concepts for success. Some of the program areas represented include: (1) academic programs, e.g., the "Early Admission Program" at Fulton-Montgomery Community College (New York) which allows qualified high school seniors to take advanced classes at the college; (2) articulation efforts, such as the "2+2 Tech Prep Articulation" program at North Idaho College which coordinates technical programs with secondary school districts; (3) developmental programs, such as the "Individual College Education" at Iowa Central Community College for handicapped and learning disabled students; (4) retraining activities, including the "Gunsmithing" program at Yavapai College (Arizona) that aims for older students forced to find new careers; (5) vocational programs, such as the "Hardware Store Management" program at Navarro College (Texas) that tries to meet a demand for better trained specialists in the hardware industry; (6) personal development programs, such as the "Geritol Frolics" at Brainerd Community College (Minnesota) which involves about 100 senior citizens in a professional quality variety show; and (7) high school equivalency programs, such as the "Second Chance Scholarship" program at Northeastern Junior College (Colorado) for disadvantaged General Equivalency Diploma graduates. (PAA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community and Junior Colleges, Washington, DC. Small/Rural Community Colleges Commission.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A