ERIC Number: ED425321
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
National Workplace Literacy Program 1994-1997. Final Grant Report.
This report provides information on a workplace education program in which Emily Griffith Opportunity School, Denver, partnered with Columbia HealthONE, Dobbs International Services, Imperial Headwear, Inc., Marriott Hotels, Provenant Health Partners, University of Colorado Health Science Center, and Westin Hotel. Section A of Part I, a program overview, consists of the following: number of students by subject and partner/site for December 1994-June 1996; semi-annual reports for June 1996-November 1996, December 1996-May 1997, and June 1997-March 1998 that indicate number of learners and contact hours by partner and a summary of outcome measures indicated by number of participants who improved in the areas of basic skills, communication skills, problem solving skills, work productivity, work attendance, and self esteem. A narrative discusses changes in partnerships. Section B addresses success in program delivery components and the degree to which operational goals---provision of adult basic skills instruction, meeting of literacy needs of limited-English proficient adults, improved adult workers' competency in basic skills, and results dissemination--have or have not been met. Part II describes some varied "extension" of activities that partners have undertaken to institutionalize training. Part III provides information on partners' return on investment showing substantial savings over the cost of onsite instruction without grant funds. Part IV lists 39 curricula/products developed by the program. Part V contains interim and final external evaluation reports. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. National Workplace Literacy Program.
Authoring Institution: Denver Public Schools, CO.