ERIC Number: ED357197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
National Directory of Key State Literacy Contacts. 1993-94 Edition.
Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.
This directory provides, on a state-by-state basis, a listing of the key people and organizations to contact for information about services, planning, and needs in general and job-related adult literacy. The contacts can also provide how-to guidance to businesses and literacy groups wishing to develop workplace or work force basic skills programs. Listings for each state, arranged alphabetically, include the following: chief statewide contacts, state Job Opportunities and Basic Skills programs, family literacy, library literacy programs, state Laubach contact, state correctional education contacts, state Literacy Volunteers of America contact, work force/workplace literacy, voluntary programs, community colleges, community-based programs, state literacy hotline, and city/regional contacts or hotlines, if any. The national organizations (listed following the states' listings) can also provide helpful information and advice on state-level activities and on national initiatives that have a state impact. These include the following: general organizations; the U.S. Departments of Education, Labor, and Health and Human Services; community colleges; community-based programs; voluntary programs; state literacy initiatives; union literacy programs; refugee and immigrant programs and English as a Second Language; federal corrections; family literacy programs; libraries; national literacy hotline; and PLUS (Project Literacy U.S.) hotline. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Community Programs, Correctional Education, Directories, Educational Resources, Information Sources, Job Skills, Job Training, Literacy Education, National Organizations, National Programs, Public Agencies, State Programs, Statewide Planning, Technical Assistance, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.
Note: "This is the last annual edition of this Directory under BCEL's auspices."