ERIC Number: ED419933
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Arizona's School to Work System. Site Visit Reports (1996-97).
Vandegrift, Judith A.; Larson, Elizabeth Hunt
This document profiles the following 13 regional partnerships that together constitute Arizona's school-to-work (STW) system: Cochise STW Partnership; Coconino County STW Partnership; Eastern Arizona STW Partnership; East Valley STW Initiative; Mohave Workforce Development Partnership; Northeast Valley School to Work Consortium; Northland School to Work Opportunities System; Phoenix STW Initiative; Pima and Santa Cruz Counties STW Partnership; Pinal County STW Partnership; Western Maricopa Consortium; Yavapai County STW Partnership; and Yuma/LaPaz STW Partnership. The introduction explains how, in January 1996, Arizona embarked on implementation of its state STW system by awarding roughly $2.4 million to 13 partnerships consisting of business groups, educators, community organizations, and parents so that the partnerships could develop and manage a range of school-based, work-based, and connecting activities. The remainder of the document consists of the profiles, which each contain some or all of the following: fiscal 1995-1996 and 1996-1997 budgets; school profile; total student enrollment for the partnership; progress made toward meeting the six state-specified partnership goals (system governance and partnership development; program coordination and integration; technical assistance; community involvement; public awareness; system evaluation); discussion of partnership assets and challenges; and summary and suggestions. Twenty-seven tables/figures are included. Appended are excerpts from the national instrument "Progress Measures." (MN)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Community Involvement, Consortia, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Education Work Relationship, High Schools, Information Dissemination, Junior High Schools, Labor Force Development, Middle Schools, Partnerships in Education, Program Effectiveness, Public Relations, Regional Planning, School Business Relationship, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Technical Assistance, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Commerce, Phoenix.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Univ., Tempe. Morrison Inst. for Public Policy.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona