ERIC Number: ED438424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
General Educational Development Program. Technical Assistance Paper.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
This technical assistance paper is designed to provide local adult education administrators and teachers in Florida with information to help them more effectively implement General Educational Development (GED) programs, which are designed to help students pass the Official GED Test and become successful employees in the world of work. The paper addresses the following four areas: (1) purpose and terminology; (2) course matrix, including literacy completion points and correlation with Florida state standards; (3) student eligibility and assessment, with entrance and exit criteria; and (4) the instructional program and certification requirements for adult education teachers. Two appendixes that provide acronyms, rules, and the state standards correlations are included, as are technical assistance directors and consultants organized by the five regions of the state, and a state-level staff directory. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Classroom Techniques, Course Content, Definitions, High School Equivalency Programs, Job Training, Literacy Education, State Programs, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods
Florida Department of Education, Division of Workforce Development, Bureau of Program Management and Development, 325 West Gaines Street, Room 644, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400. Tel: 850-488-6191. For full text: http://www.firn.edu/doe/bin00051/adult_ed.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Identifiers - Location: Florida
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: General Educational Development Tests