ERIC Number: ED346267
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Making the Connection: Coordinating Education and Training for a Skilled Workforce. A Report on the Proceedings of the National Conference for State Leaders (Washington, D.C., July 8-10, 1991).
Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
The following presentations are included in this document: "A Nation of Students" (Lamar Alexander); "Businesses Are Clamoring for Skilled Workers" (Betsy Brand); "We Need to Be Partners in Reality" (Roberts Jones); "The Value of a Working Parent as a Role Model" (JoAnne Barnhart); "Human Capital Is America's Most Natural and Vital Resource" (Steve Gunderson); "Presentation--Commonalities and Distinctions among Education, Training, and Human Service Programs" (Christopher King); "Challenges and Opportunities for Coordination" (panel presentation, Patricia McNeil, moderator); "Interactive State Team Sessions" (a discussion of coordination issues and policy needs by state leaders of vocational-technical and adult education, Job Training Partnership Act, and Job Opportunities and Basic Skills Program agencies); "Selected Participant Comments"; and "Toward a Seamless Delivery System" (Betsy Brand). Six appendices include presentations on state projects: "Successful Coordination in Georgia: The Family Support Act Committee and Local Coordination Act Councils" (Douglas Greenweld, Louise Eighnie-Turner); "Successful Coordination in Illinois: Project Chance/Jobs" (Karen Maxson, Noreen Lopez); "Successful Coordination in New York: Adult Centers for Comprehensive Education and Support Services/Counseling, Assessment, and Support Services for Education and Training" (Robert Poczik, Gail Sandle); "Successful Coordination in Oregon: BASIS (Basic Adult Skills Inventory System)" (J. D. Hoye and others); "Successful Coordination in Texas: Texas Quality Work Force Planning" (Mark Butler and others); and "Successful Coordination in Wisconsin: Job Center Network" (Mary Thompson, Marty Lee). (NLA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.; Department of Labor, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia; Illinois; New York; Oregon; Texas; Wisconsin