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Stern, Barry E. – Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 1980
An illustration of a community at work, this documentary shows how work experience can be made relevant to career and educational goals. Reflects the feelings of staff and program operators about how effective manpower and educational agency linkages have been in fostering coordination and collaboration between the two institutions. (CT)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Community Involvement, Educational Cooperation, Educational Objectives
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Bell, Sharon – Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 1980
Describes how the School of Practical Nursing illustrates CETA's success in the Columbus public school system. Illustrates the roles of the city, the school, and the CETA prime sponsor. A section on program evaluation is also included. (CT)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Community Programs, Community Role, Educational Cooperation
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Miller, Aaron J. – Journal of Studies in Technical Careers, 1980
By combining resources, experience, and expertise, vocational educators and CETA sponsors can better develop a total human development system that can more effectively serve America's young people. The author discusses such topics as the problem of image, training cost-benefit ratios, and the changing employment picture. (CT)
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Educational Cooperation, Educational Economics, Employment Potential
Harris, E. Edward – Journal of Business Education, 1980
Research concerning accountability of distributive education and marketing educators was performed. It resulted in the development of curriculum guides for secondary, postsecondary, adult education, and CETA instructors, and in the creation of a curriculum planning guide for program development in marketing and distribution which includes…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment
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Wegmann, Robert G. – Journal of Employment Counseling, 1979
Job finding is a learnable skill. Many programs emphasizing job search methods and interviewing techniques show a high rate of success in equipping the unemployed with the tools to find work quickly and efficiently. (JAC)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Employment Programs, Employment Services, Job Applicants
McGough, Robert L.; Manley, Katherine K. – VocEd, 1981
Links between vocational education and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs will increase with reauthorization. These links can be mutually beneficial. (JOW)
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Educational Cooperation, Federal Legislation, Linking Agents
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Iacobelli, John L.; Schultz, S. Ray – Growth and Change, 1979
Describes a study to determine the most effective of three postschool formal occupational training programs; what contributes the most to increasing the work earnings of male youths, especially those below poverty level; and whether training affects income. Notes implications for training programs and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act…
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs, Federal Aid
Baxter, Neale – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 1979
Describes services that employment and school counselors can provide the handicapped. Gives information about federal legislation, the counselor's role, testing and training programs, and job development and placement. Includes a list of useful publications and a directory of state agencies to assist counselors of the handicapped. (MF)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Counselor Role, Disabilities
Berry, Dale – Farmworker Journal, 1979
Post-program labor force experiences of farmworkers receiving nonagricultural employment and training services from the CETA Title III farmworker program in 1975 were studied. Available from Farmworker Data Network, 7905 W. 44th, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033 ($12.00). (SB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Laborers, Educational Programs, Employment Programs, Employment Services
Rubio, Gloria – AGENDA, 1979
Explains how community-based organizations (CBOs) have become increasingly ineffective in fighting unemployment and how the role of such organizations has become that of watchdog for CETA activities since that 1973 legislation. Details the current conflicts between SER, CETA, and local government in Houston, Texas. (SB)
Descriptors: Agency Role, Civil Rights, Community Organizations, Economically Disadvantaged
Pfeil, Mary Pat – Worklife, 1978
Describes the Northwest Wisconsin Concentrated Employment Program, the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsor for ten northern Wisconsin counties. Primary occupations available to program participants are in wood products, paper industry, tool and die manufacturing, welding, meat cutting, and resorts and recreation. (MF)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs
Neill, Shirley Boes – Worklife, 1978
Disabled persons manage a program in San Diego, California, called "Able-Disabled Advocacy," which offers, with federal aid, work experience, counseling, and placement services to the area's disabled through experience in publishing a monthly magazine promoting opportunities for the disabled and through an on-the-job training project.…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Attitude Change, Career Counseling, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Asher, Janet K. – Worklife, 1978
The Epilepsy Foundation of America, with funding from Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), originated the Training and Placement Services (TAPS) Project for epileptics. Although the majority of epileptics are able to work, employer prejudice has been the principle obstacle to their employment. Several individual cases are described.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Bias, Employer Attitudes, Epilepsy
Barrett, Neal – Worklife, 1978
Mentally retarded persons achieved an eighty percent job success rate through efforts of the National Association for Retarded Citizens, with funding from the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), when trained by employers on jobs matching their capabilities. Types of jobs successfully performed by retarded persons are listed. (MF)
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Federal Aid, Inplant Programs
Rich, Les – Worklife, 1978
Part of the former Boston (Massachusetts) Navy Yard is now a job training center where Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) participants are trained as welders, pipefitters, electronics technicans, mechanics, and other marine workers. About half the program graduates use their transferable job skills in other industries. (MF)
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Employment Programs, Federal Aid, Job Training
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