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Conti, Gary J.; Giles, Wayne E. – 1980
This project, conducted by Spoon River College (Canton, Illinois), demonstrated the feasibility of a theoretical model developed by Wayne Giles and Gary Conti for training Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) clients. The model proposed the interfacing of long-term simultaneous training in academic skills, vocational skills, and…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adults, Demonstration Programs, Employment Programs
Sade, Patricia A. – 1982
As an illustration of competency-based instruction in action, this publication contains a curriculum guide, sample lesson plans, and an explanation of how these materials were derived and implemented in a public school district Comprehensive Employment and Training Act vocational education program in Springfield, Missouri. The model contains a…
Descriptors: Auto Mechanics, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Clerical Occupations
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. Div. of Human Resources. – 1982
State administration of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Balance of State (BOS) programs was compared with administration of CETA programs by local (regular) prime sponsors in Michigan to gain insight on the potential impact of increased state control. BOS prime sponsors spent less than regular prime sponsors for administration…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Comparative Analysis, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
National Clearinghouse on Transition from School Newsletter, 1983
The two papers in this newsletter focus on youth employment and training programs in the United States and the government response to unemployment in Australia. In the first paper, "Looking at Other Countries, No. 1: United States. Youth Employment and Training Programs during the First Two Years of the Reagan Administration" by Ralph E.…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Employment Programs, Federal Programs, Foreign Countries
Lapin, Joel D. – 1982
The mandate for and benefits of collaborative efforts between higher education and business and industry are considered, and case studies that can serve as models and sources for consultation are presented of successful collaborative efforts on the local, regional, state, and national levels. Literature and research gathered through the Higher…
Descriptors: Career Education, Case Studies, Continuing Education, Cooperative Programs
Leach, James A.; And Others – 1982
This volume provides a cumulative review of the primary methods used or available for use in recording formal training experiences and an annotated bibliography of documents relating to the accreditation of training experiences. The literature review begins with a discussion of academic documentation, that is, the record of formal training…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Apprenticeships, Certification, Educational Experience
A seminar was held to examine the merits and feasibility of a subminimum wage for youth. Throughout the seminar panelists expressed general agreement on the fact that most youth want to work as well as on the value or potential value of employment and training programs, including the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs. In…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, Employment Practices
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 1982
The Department of Labor estimated that 300,000 people would lose their jobs because of the termination of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act's (CETA's) public service employment programs. The General Accounting Office (GAO) reviewed the Department of Labor's efforts to find permanent unsubsidized jobs or new training opportunities for…
Descriptors: Adults, Employment Programs, Employment Services, Federal Programs
National Council on Employment Policy, Washington, DC. – 1982
Policymakers must review the accomplishments of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), problems associated with suggestions for its reform, and incremental reforms to the program that are required and possible. Despite the fact that research generally attests to CETA's success, the system suffers from a poor public image.…
Descriptors: Block Grants, Disadvantaged, Educational Finance, Educational Needs
Fox, Shirley Robock – 1981
The State of Michigan, through its interagency Collaborative Initiative begun in 1979, has established local Interagency Collaborative Boards (ICBs) similar to work-education councils, in 30 of the 33 Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsor areas in the state. These boards, unlike mandated councils, are not advisory to any…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Agency Cooperation, Community Cooperation
Aiken, Carol – 1982
This guide is intended for use by counselors, providing them with credit recommendations and course descriptions to assist the process of granting credit to students for learning acquired in noncollegiate activity. The guide is divided into two sections. Section 1 contains course exhibits for courses which have been reviewed and recommended for…
Descriptors: College Credits, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Credit Courses
Levitan, Sar A., Ed.; Mangum, Garth L., Ed. – 1981
A summary of an in-depth study of the training component of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), this volume consists of a series of findings and recommendations emerging from a national survey of 476 CETA prime sponsors. It provides a comprehensive review of CETA training based on the analysis of longitudinal data on the quality,…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Case Studies, Change Strategies, Decentralization
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1982
Under proposed legislation to replace the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA), business can be expected to assume an even greater involvement in job training programs at the state and local levels. How the private sector is adapting to its new role, particularly through the private industry council (PIC) system, is the subject of this…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Business Responsibility, Disadvantaged
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor. – 1982
This is a report of a field hearing held in Brattleboro, Vermont, on November 2, 1981, to provide the Subcommittee on Employment Opportunities of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, with information regarding Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) reauthorization. The report includes testimony and prepared…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR. – 1982
This handbook for vocational educators, counselors, employment and training program staff, and youth agency personnel contains ideas for planning and delivering coordinated youth employment services by vocational education and Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) employment and training programs. Following an overview, section 1…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Education Work Relationship
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