ERIC Number: ED348076
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Partnership Development Fund: Keep America Working Project. West Hills Community College Mid-Term and Final Report.
West Hills Community Coll., Coalinga, CA.
With funding from the Keep America Working Project, the West Hills Community College (WHCC) District initiated efforts to establish a rural vocational/technical education curriculum partnership between the college and the major unified school districts in its service area. The project focused on improving the competencies of high-risk students, the development of articulation agreements, the feasibility of establishing a technical preparation associate degree program, and other means of better serving students and improving relations between WHCC and local high schools. This report on the project provides a brief overview and evaluation, followed by 11 extensive appendixes which outline various procedures involved in the partnership development process. Appendix A contains WHCC's revised implementation plan, which includes project objectives, work to be done, anticipated outcomes, a project timetable, an implementation strategy, and a summary of the charrette process used to involve members of the community, high schools, students, college personnel, and project staff in the development of a mission statement for vocational/technical education in the area. Appendix B consists of the press release for the program. Appendix C lists possible courses for articulated agreements between WHCC and district high schools. Appendixes D through G contain contain letters, informational packets, and outcome summaries for the project charrettes. Appendix K provides information on the project's budget. (JMC)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Sears-Roebuck Foundation, Skokie, IL.
Authoring Institution: West Hills Community Coll., Coalinga, CA.