ERIC Number: ED392495
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Workforce Development Institute: 1995 Summary Report.
Jones, Ansleigh, Ed.
This report provides a summary of the American Association of Community Colleges' (AACC's) second Workforce Development Institute (WDI), held January 18 to 21, 1995 to provide community college workforce service providers with resources and training. Introductory materials describe the WDI, its regional forums, the AACC's related National Community College Workforce Development Database, and WDI participants' response and evaluations to the Institute. The bulk of the report then provides summaries of the following selected WDI sessions: (1) service providers, focusing on diversity and change in the workplace, coalition building, the union perspective, and supplier and service training; (2) school-to-work, including the future of school-to-work initiatives, work-based and service learning, creating local initiatives, and advanced technological education; (3) workforce skills, highlighting skills assessment and standards, workplace competencies, and issues related to basic skills; (4) marketing, focusing on tips for effective presentations, business strategies, pricing, job analysis and assessment, and grant writing; (5) manufacturing, highlighting competition and cooperation in modern manufacturing, issues related to the manufacturing industry and assessment; and (6) additional sessions related to the role of local government and effective contract training systems. The WDI conference invitation and program, reports from regional forums, and the WDI evaluation form are appended. (TGI)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Contract Training, Databases, Education Work Relationship, Government School Relationship, Institutes (Training Programs), Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Manufacturing, Marketing, Participant Satisfaction, Partnerships in Education, School Business Relationship, Staff Development, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Community Colleges, Washington, DC.