ERIC Number: ED407595
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
A State Workplace Education Update: Selected Program Activities. Program Year 1994-95.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Adult Learning and Literacy Clearinghouse.
Compiled from information contained in the Program Year 1994-95 Annual Narrative Performance Reports submitted by states to the U.S. Department of Education, this paper shares selected information on recent developments in workplace education programs for adults. Section 1 describes programs that exhibited strong partnerships and collaboration in these states: Connecticut, Illinois, New Hampshire, Oregon, Tennessee, and West Virginia. Section 2 describes programs in the following states that ensure that instructional methods meet the rapidly changing needs of the workplace and the learner: California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Idaho, Kentucky, South Carolina, Washington, and Virgin Islands. Section 3 identifies these states in which workplace education enrollments increased due to improved marketing strategies: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and West Virginia. Section 4 describes marketing and incentives to promote the formation of workplace education partnerships in these states: California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, and Ohio. Section 5 describes program expansion in Colorado, Idaho, Kentucky, South Carolina, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Section 6 reports on student assessment and achievement in Florida, Iowa, Colorado, Nevada, and South Carolina. Section 7 describes staff development in Georgia, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, and Wisconsin. (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Enrollment Trends, Inplant Programs, Literacy Education, Marketing, Program Development, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Staff Development, Statewide Planning, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Adult Learning and Literacy Clearinghouse.