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ERIC Number: ED410395
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Department of Community/Adult and Continuing Education, Program Evaluation. No. 96-378.
Richardson, Judith
The community/adult and continuing education programs and services provided by the Des Moines Department of Community/Adult and Continuing Education were subjected to context, input, process, and program evaluations. The following were among the findings: (1) for the 1996-97 school year, the department had a budget of $1.2 million and an average of 300 part-time teachers and others responsible for delivering courses/programs; (2) all staff participated in technology staff development, program administrators participate in state/national community education conferences and professional development opportunities, and new part-time instructors received inservice training; (3) in the past year, 17,676 students of all ages attended classes, seminars, workshops, and recreational programs offered by the department at school and community locations; (4) participants in the department's adult education classes expressed high levels of satisfaction with their courses and instructors; and (5) the department provided career education programs for women and inmates of correctional institutions, a parent education program for parents of destructive adolescents, and summer radio programming for children. (Appended are the following: summer enrollment table; class offerings for fall 1996; 5-year enrollment trend; attendance year enrollment tables; survey results; sample facility usage; and list of parent project facilitators.) (MN)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Des Moines Public Schools, IA.