ERIC Number: ED445261
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Integrating Year-Round and Summer Employment and Training Services for Youth under the Workforce Investment Act: Technical Assistance Guide.
Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.; Decision Information Resources, Inc., Houston, TX.
This document, which is intended to provide technical assistance to individuals responsible for integrating year-round and summer employment and training services for youth under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), contains case studies of eight employment and training programs that have already or are in the process of integrating their summer and year-round youth services. Each case study contains information on some or all of the following topics: program objectives; status of development of a comprehensive youth strategy; recruitment and selection of participants; participant assessment and the process of developing individualized services; services provided; preparation for postsecondary education and/or unsubsidized employment; linkages with other programs; job development, job placement, and follow-up; outcomes achieved by participants; the program's overall effectiveness; and a program contact. The programs profiled are as follows: (1) Youth Start (which serves a 12-county service delivery area in Maine); (2) Work for Worcester's Youth (Worcester, Massachusetts); (3) Eagle Enterprises (Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey); (4) the Step-Up Program (Milwaukee, Wisconsin); (5) the Southeast Minnesota Year-Round Youth Employment Program (Rochester, Minnesota); (6) Pima County Community Services (Tuscon, Arizona); (7) the San Diego Workforce Partnership (San Diego, California); and (8) the Northwest Washington Workforce Development Council (Bellingham, Washington). (MN)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Agency Cooperation, Articulation (Education), Case Studies, Cooperative Planning, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Legislation, Educational Strategies, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Followup Studies, Guidelines, Individualized Instruction, Integrated Curriculum, Job Development, Job Placement, Job Training, Models, Outcomes of Education, Partnerships in Education, Program Guides, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship, Seasonal Employment, Strategic Planning, Student Employment, Student Evaluation, Student Recruitment, Summer Programs, Technical Assistance, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs, Youth Employment
For full text: http://usworkforce.org/resources/doc/youthtag.doc.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Employment and Training Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Policy and Research.
Authoring Institution: Westat, Inc., Rockville, MD.; Decision Information Resources, Inc., Houston, TX.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Job Training Partnership Act 1982; Workforce Investment Act 1998