ERIC Number: ED454400
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Change. [Final Report and Training Package].
Hawk, Kim; Herr, Linda; Merk, Dan; Shafer, Dehra; Sherow, Sheila; Weinberger, JoAnn
This document contains materials about and from the Planning for Change (PfC) project, which was conducted to accomplish the following objectives: (1) further develop and document a comprehensive community planning process across Pennsylvania's workforce investment board (WIB) regions; (2) pilot the comprehensive planning project; and (3) expand the Building Communities for Learning technical assistance and training materials to develop a technical assistance system and training modules to assist local adult basic and literacy education agencies in preparing for integration of services into the CareerLink system and representation on local workforce investment boards. The report details the project procedures and outcomes, which were as follows: (1) an environmental scan and needs assessment was conducted in each of six pilot WIB regions; (2) two models of cross-agency collaboration and coalition building were developed; and (3) a training package was developed to help communities establish cross-agency collaboration and engage in comprehensive community-based planning. Appendixes constituting approximately 75% of the document contain the following items: a needs assessment and environmental scan; frameworks for WIB adult education coalition and local community-based planning models; a brief summary of pilot site accomplishments; and a list of PfC training package topics and a bibliography of 16 references. The training package consists of 119 cards used in presenting the 13 modules. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Agency Cooperation, Change Strategies, Community Change, Community Cooperation, Community Needs, Community Planning, Cooperative Planning, Delivery Systems, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Labor Force Development, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Material Development, Models, Needs Assessment, Pilot Projects, Program Effectiveness, Shared Resources and Services, State Agencies, Statewide Planning, Systems Approach, Technical Assistance, Training
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Adult Basic and Literacy Education.
Authoring Institution: Lycoming County Library System, Williamsport, PA.
Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania