ERIC Number: ED446258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Outstanding Results--Tomorrow's Challenge. Adult Education Changes Lives: Recipients of the 1998-1999 Secretary's Awards for Outstanding Adult Education and Literacy Programs.
Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.
This book profiles the achievements and best practices of 10 outstanding adult education and literacy education programs in nine states that received the 1998-99 Secretary's Awards from U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley. The programs were selected from 35 nominated programs using the following criteria: program design, instructional design, learning environment, professional development, achievement of learner goals, and program standards and evaluation. The honored programs are the following: Community Learning Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Erie Adult Learning Center, Pennsylvania; Fayetteville Technical Community College's Workforce Preparedness Program, North Carolina; Givhans Community School Center for Lifelong Learning, Dorchester County Adult Education Program, South Carolina; McLennan Community College, Waco, Texas; Lafayette Adult Reading Academy, Indiana; Cape Girardeau Adult Basic Education, Missouri; Literacy Volunteers of America--Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin; Literacy Volunteers of Maricopa County, Arizona; and Pima County Adult Education, Arizona. Each program profile details promising practices, special features, outcomes, contact information, and adult learner success stories. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Awards, Demonstration Programs, Educational Attitudes, High School Equivalency Programs, Literacy Education, Outcomes of Education, Professional Recognition, Program Effectiveness, Program Implementation, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Adult Education and Literacy.