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ERIC Number: ED461015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 210
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
SOAR: Showcasing Outstanding Achievements in Region 1.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
This document showcases 129 exemplary workforce development-related programs at elementary schools, middle schools, high schools, adult centers, school districts, vocational-technical centers, and two- and four-year colleges in 15 counties in Florida's western panhandle region. The 15 counties are: (1) Bay; (2) Calhoun; (3) Escambia; (4) Franklin; (5) Gadsden; (6) Gulf; (7) Holmes; (8) Jackson; (9) Leon; (10) Liberty; (11) Okaloosa; (12) Santa Rose; (13) Wakulla; (14) Walton; and (15) Washington. The following are among the programs profiled: writing program for middle school students; marine science field program for grade 7; career academies in occupational areas such as hospitality and tourism, food production, health occupations, and communications technology; Job Training Partnership Act program to train corrections officers; banking and finance youth apprenticeship; career planning; workforce preparation programs for adults, migrant workers, and special needs students; educators in the workplace program; Army junior reserve officers training corp; girl power program; business education program offering hands-on computer training; career fair; business ownership program; school-to-work curriculum reform; curriculum for adults with special needs; program to recruit and retain high school dropouts; program for teacher discussion and development of technology standards; school-to-work comprehensive plan; leadership skills program; and worker certification program. Some or all of the following information is provided for each program profiled: name; school/agency; address; contact person; objectives; description; outcomes; project time line; promotional strategies used; and supporting materials used. (MN)
Florida Department of Education, Division of Workforce Development, Bureau of Program Management and Development, 325 West Gaines Street Room 644, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. CE 330BK98). Tel: 800-342-9271 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Identifiers - Location: Florida