ERIC Number: ED407488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Education Community Partnerships. Final Report.
This document describes a project conducted in Pennsylvania to develop a model for exemplary cross-training among various community agencies and service providers in order to serve educationally disadvantaged adult students. Training was provided to adult educators in five areas: social issues, families and legal issues, education issues, health care issues, and employment issues. The project developed a cross-training handbook to serve as a model for other adult centers and communities wishing to replicate the process. The document contains the following: (1) a project report; (2) the cross-training handbook developed during the project; (3) introductory project materials, including a graphic illustrating partnerships, a one-page summary of intent, and a process for community-based planning; (4) identification of community needs and community resources; (5) a brainstorming worksheet; (6) collaboration information; (7) cross-training service directory; (8) correspondence used in cross-training planning; (9) cross-training agendas for the five sessions; (10) publicity; (11) community planning resources; (12) a sample cross-training evaluation form; (13) evaluations of cross training; and (14) the interim project report. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: TIU Adult Education and Job Training Center, Lewistown, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania