ERIC Number: ED384795
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Mar-3
Reference Count: N/A
Creating a Literate Future. A National Forum on Strengthening Policies and Partnerships for Adult Education and Training for Native Americans/Alaska Natives (St. Paul, Minnesota, October 12-14, 1995).
J & E Associates, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
This document contains information from the national forum Creating a Literate Future for the Year 2000, which was held to help state team delegations develop vision/mission statements and action plans citing goals, objectives, and activities for enhancing adult literacy and education for Native Americans and Alaska Natives. Presented first are introductory discussions of the forum's objectives and activities. The conference keynote address, "Creating a Literature Future for the Year 2000" (Augusta S. Kappner), is included. Team vision/mission statements and action plans are included for each of the following states/tribes/nations: Alaska, Hawaii, and Northern Mariana Islands; Arizona; California; Colorado; Florida, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, and North Carolina; Idaho; Illinois; Kansas; Michigan; Minnesota; Montana; Navajo Nation; Nevada; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oklahoma and the Cherokee Nation; Oregon; Texas; Utah; Washington, Wisconsin; and Wyoming. Exemplary adult education and literacy demonstration programs in California, Colorado, Arizona, and Minnesota are profiled. Appendixes constituting approximately 60% of this document contain the following: 1990 census data regarding the educational attainment and school enrollment and labor force status of American Indians/Alaska Natives; conference agenda; presenter/moderator and participants list; and tally of responses to conference evaluation forms. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Vocational Education, Alaska Natives, American Indians, Basic Skills, Cherokee (Tribe), Conferences, Cooperative Planning, Educational Attainment, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Employment Level, Employment Patterns, Enrollment, Job Training, Literacy Education, National Programs, Navajo (Nation), Partnerships in Education, Policy Formation, Program Descriptions, State Programs, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
Authoring Institution: J & E Associates, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.