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Texas State Dept. of Community Affairs, Austin. Training and Employment Development Div. – 1986
This technical assistance guide was developed to assist Service Delivery Areas (SDAs) and Private Industry Councils (PICs) to develop local coordination activities and to enhance their ongoing coordination efforts. The guide is organized in five sections. The first section introduces the guide and defines "coordination." It is followed…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Delivery Systems
Brookhaven Coll., Farmers Branch, TX. – 1993
This guide contains information about academic support services available to single parents, displaced homemakers, and single pregnant women at community, junior, and technical colleges throughout Texas. Over three-fourths of the guide is devoted to program information in the form of brochures, flyers, and forms supplied by representatives of…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Alcohol Education, Career Counseling, College Programs
NCRVE Change Agent, 1991
These four issues of volume 1 (1991) contain brief reports on published research of the National Center for Research in Vocational Education (NCRVE). In Issue 1 are these eight articles: "Twelve Exemplary High Schools: Preparing Vocational Students for College"; "High School Vocational Education Withering Away?"; "Separate…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Accountability, Beginning Teachers, Colleges
North Dakota State Council on Vocational Education, Bismarck. – 1993
An evaluation assessed the effectiveness and adequacy of North Dakota's vocational-technical system in carrying out the purposes of the Carl Perkins Act and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and the coordination that took place between the acts. The evaluation that centered on schools' and institutions' efforts to fulfill the purposes of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Articulation (Education), Cooperative Programs, Coordination
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. – 1994
In October 1992, Congress passed legislation supporting American Indian tribal demonstration projects that would consolidate employment services, job training, and related services to improve the effectiveness of such services, reduce unemployment, and further tribal goals. In September 1993, a Senate hearing received testimony concerning the…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, American Indian Education, Employment Services, Federal Programs
Pearce, Diana M. – 1993
A study analyzed the effects of Wider Opportunities for Women's (WOW) Nontraditional Employment Training (NET) Project. NET was designed to identify and demonstrate strategies to increase the number of women entering and succeeding at nontraditional training in the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) system. Three sites reflected differences in…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Demonstration Programs, Federal Programs, Females
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Health, Education, and Human Services Div. – 1994
The General Accounting Office reviewed the eligibility requirements and annual operating cycles of 38 programs providing employment training (ET) assistance to economically disadvantaged, older, younger, and dislocated workers at a cost of $8.1 billion. The review confirmed that conflicting eligibility requirements and differences in annual…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Conflict, Coordination, Delivery Systems
Congress of the U. S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Government Operations. – 1993
This document records the oral and written testimony of witnesses at a Congressional hearing held in April 1993 to assess the costs and outcomes of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). Witnesses included officials from the U.S. Department of Labor, the General Accounting Office, consultants retained to evaluate the program, and several local…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Employment Programs
Women's Bureau (DOL), Washington, DC. – 1993
The Department of Labor Women's Bureau held 20 roundtable discussions and 4 public hearings in 1991 and 1992 to assess the success of government training and job assistance programs in meeting the needs of midlife women. During the discussions and hearings, more than 500 women between the ages of 35 and 54 shared their personal experiences, and…
Descriptors: Adults (30 to 45), Employed Women, Employment Problems, Employment Services
Donaldson, William S. – 1993
The Summer Academic Skills Enhancement Program (SASEP) was offered in June-August 1993 to provide Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) clients with the reading comprehension and language mechanics skills required for employment in entry-level positions. A total of 125 referred clients were enrolled into both of two remedial courses of study.…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Basic Skills, Grammar, Pretests Posttests
New Jersey State Council on Vocational Education, Trenton. – 1993
A biennial evaluation of the adequacy and effectiveness of New Jersey's vocational education delivery systems in meeting Perkins Act purposes and their coordination with the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) resulted in 19 recommendations. Respondents to a survey of country vocational districts, JTPA service delivery areas, and community…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance
Evaluation Forum, 1994
This document, which is directed toward employment and training professionals analyzing/researching policies and issues in education, occupational training, work and welfare, and economic development, contains feature articles, commentary, interviews, and other information on the role of education, training, and employment strategies in reducing…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Change Strategies, Demography
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources. – 1992
This congressional hearing focuses on the Endangered Species Employment Transition Assistance Act of 1992, which would amend the Job Training Partnership Act to provide job training and supportive services to workers dislocated as a result of enforcement of the Endangered Species Act. Testimony includes statements, articles, publications,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Change, Dislocated Workers, Employment Services
South Carolina State Council on Vocational and Technical Education, Columbia. – 1990
Pursuant to the requirements of South Carolina's Employment Revitalization Act of 1986 (ERA-86), the State Occupational Training Advisory Committee (SOTAC) in South Carolina requested information for 1987-88 and 1988-89 to assess the effectiveness of coordination and articulation efforts among education and training entities. Replies with…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Articulation (Education), Coordination
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House. – 1992
This conference report accompanying H.R. 3033 includes the Job Training Reform Amendments of 1992. This amendment to the Job Training Partnership Act improves the delivery of services to hard-to-serve youth and adults. There are seven sections in this report: (1) Job Training Partnership Requirements--general provisions, service delivery system,…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Dislocated Workers, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
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