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Wheeler, Jeanette D. – 1981
One of five modules in the foundation series of the 16-module series designed to train vocational education curriculum specialists, this module is intended for use in classes or individual study arrangements at the preservice or inservice level by students with varying amounts of experience in vocational education. (These modules are revised…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Teacher Education, Curriculum Development
Campbell, Robert E.; And Others – 1981
An investigation focused on determining whether additional services should be provided to Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program terminees to help them find and retain employment. It was illustrated that follow-through services were needed to help the significant number of CETA terminees who do not become employed after their…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Counseling, Career Planning, Disadvantaged
Campbell, Robert E.; And Others – 1981
This report presents findings of a study that sought to identify the degree to which employment and training programs, especially Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs, provide follow-through services to disadvantaged and nontraditional graduates and the current barriers and facilitators to their delivery. It first describes…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Counseling, Career Planning, Disadvantaged
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1981
This Planning, Management, and Evaluation (PME) guide was developed by the National Alliance of Business as part of its program of management assistance for Private Industry Councils (PICs). The guide is a tool which PICs can use to improve their capability to plan, manage, and evaluate the programs which they administer, and to establish locally…
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Guides, Employment Programs, Evaluation Methods
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1981
This is a report of hearings held in Washington, D. C., on June 11, 15, 18, and 19, 1981, before the Subcommittee on Employment and Productivity on employment and training programs and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) that expires at the end of September, 1982. The focus of the hearings is examination of objectives of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1981
This is a report of hearings held in Indianapolis, Indiana, on August 25 and 26, 1981, before the Subcommittee on Employment and Productivity on employment and training programs and the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), which expires at the end of September, 1982. The focus of the hearings is examination of objectives of employment…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Education, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Boyd, William Lowe; Cline, Harold – 1981
In order to assess the performance of vocational education in Rochester, New York, it is first necessary to consider the city's major economic and demographic trends. On the one hand, Rochester is a center for highly technical industries that are expected to experience a very slow rate of growth. On the other hand, it is characterized by an…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Demography, Economic Climate, Education Work Relationship
Peterson, Paul E.; Rabe, Barry G. – 1981
The history of the Chicago school system has been parallel to and intertwined with the city's political system, producing a school system which serves a diversity of interests through a multiplicity of programs, with varying levels of effectiveness. Vocational education, in particular, now is conducted in one superior trade school, several…
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
Kirst, Michael W.; Rabe, Barry G. – 1981
The federal government role is significant in the San Francisco vocational education system which has two primary delivery systems--the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and Community College District (SFCCD). The SFUSP is hampered by the city's pluralistic and decentralized governance approach. Although the state was not irrelevant in…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Delivery Systems, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Peterson, Paul E.; Rabe, Barry G. – 1981
Data from four case studies of urban vocational education and a National Opinion Research Center survey of high school sophomores and seniors were used to research the role of vocational programs in managing the transition from school to work. The case study cities were Atlanta, Chicago, Rochester, and San Francisco. It was found that vocational…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Case Studies, Compliance (Legal), Education Work Relationship
Comptroller General of the U.S., Washington, DC. – 1982
A review focused on impact of the 1978 Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) amendments in improving sponsor's employability development systems and transition performance. Fifteen prime sponsors in 10 states were visited. Files of 1135 participants were reviewed; 478 were interviewed. Sponsor and Employment and Training Administration…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Economically Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential
Greenwood, Katy; And Others – 1981
The first in a series of publications addressing issues of linkage and coordination of job training programs in Texas, this paper focuses on the background of federal and state events requiring new strategies for coordination of job training programs in Texas and examines the nature and purpose of coordination of job training activities and…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Coordination
Greenwood, Katy; And Others – 1981
This two-part report describes various strategies for involving the private sector in job training programs and summarizes a study conducted with prime sponsors of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs in Texas. Included in a discussion of involving the private sector in job training programs are the following topics: the new…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Business, Delivery Systems, Educational Cooperation
Greenwood, Katy; Jeffries, Louis – 1981
Intended to provide basic information to policymakers and education-for-work planners, this report addresses both past history and possible directions for linking job training to economic development. In a discussion of the nature of economic development both international issues and economic development in the United States are covered. Discussed…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Economic Development
Greenwood, Katy; And Others – 1981
Written to provide business executives with examples of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs that successfully prepare people to be skilled workers, this guide also describes the financial incentives for hiring unemployed and economically disadvantaged persons. In an overview of CETA and Title VII programs, private industry…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs, Incentives
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