ERIC Number: ED461015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Apprenticeships, Career Academies, Career Awareness, Career Development, Career Exploration, Career Planning, Community Colleges, Decision Making, Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Labor Force Development, Literacy Education, Middle Schools, Partnerships in Education, Regional Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
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
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Workforce Development.
Identifiers - Location: Florida