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Cooney, Joe – 1981
This volume explains the products and processes of the Entry Standards Assessment (ESA)/Basic Skills Brush Up System. The ESA/Basic Skills Brush Up Centers System is a program designed to provide Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) clients with the math, reading, and writing skills needed to take advantage of job training. Following…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Basic Skills, Behavioral Objectives, Diagnostic Tests
Hunter, Andrea – 1981
This guide, based on experiences in five Youth Employment and Demonstration Projects Act (YEDPA) programs, is designed to show teachers, school administrators, job training and placement personnel and others how the experiential learning techniques of Experience-Based Career Education (EBCE) are being successfully adapted to meet the needs of…
Descriptors: Career Education, Career Exploration, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
Gilmartin, Kevin J., Ed.; Rossi, Robert J., Ed. – 1982
A 3-year demonstration program on interagency coordination among California employment and training agencies is reviewed in this six-chapter report. The history and rationale for the demonstration program is described in chapter 1. Chapters 2 through 4, written by the three project directors, describe the cooperative planning experience in…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 1982
The conclusions of the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) concerning the effects of consolidating federal categorical aid programs into block grant programs are presented in this report. The block grants reviewed were established before 1981 under the Partnership for Health Act, the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act, the Comprehensive…
Descriptors: Accountability, Block Grants, Categorical Aid, Federal Aid
Streff, Deborah – 1981
A project was undertaken by the Iowa Valley Community College District (IVCCD) to provide information and instruction via cable television to persons eligible for Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) programs. The project sought to identify and enroll at least 15 CETA-eligible persons in each of 3 programs; "TV High School,"…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Community Colleges, Community Education, Employment Programs
Colombo, Louis; Cantwell, Glo – 1981
The Albuquerque Office of the Comprehensive Employment and Training Administration (OCETA) contracted with the Albuquerque Urban Observatory to conduct a study of employability skills needed by OCETA participants, to identify training programs that might be available to teach these skills, and to suggest a new model for OCETA job preparation…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adults, Educational Needs
Adams, Frank G. – 1982
The report describes and provides selected findings from Project REA (Research in Accrediting Efforts), which studied various aspects of manpower training under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) in Illinois. The first section outlines the goals of Project REA in identifying avenues for job training, methods for granting academic…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Educational Certificates, Employer Attitudes, Employment Programs
California Employment and Training Advisory Council, Sacramento. – 1983
This report summarizes employment and employment training activities in California during 1981-82; provides a retrospective view of programs operated in California under the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973 (CETA); discusses the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982 (JTPA), the Federal Program that replaced CETA and is expected to…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Private Industry Council of Marin County, San Rafael, CA. – 1981
This guide was prepared by the Marin County Private Industry Council (PIC) to evaluate the nature, operation, and success of various training programs. Programs that can be evaluated with the procedures in this guide range from pre-employment or prevocational preparatory courses to specific employee skill education activities of all kinds that…
Descriptors: Employment Programs, Evaluation Methods, Federal Programs, Federal Regulation
Mirkin, Barry – 1983
The Wisconsin Foundation for Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education is currently involved in the development, implementation, and distribution of a sophisticated interactive computer and video learning system. Designed to offer trainees an open entry and open exit opportunity to pace themselves through a comprehensive competency-based,…
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Electric Circuits, Electronic Equipment
Sum, Andrew M.; Harrington, Paul E. – 1981
This report on labor force and occupational information needs of Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) prime sponsors begins with a description of the CETA legislation and programs. The role and use of this information in CETA policy-making and program planning is addressed. Chapter 2 reviews the prime sponsor planning process for CETA…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Career Education, Employment Opportunities, Employment Programs
Lawrence, John E. S.; Gross, John – 1981
A series of 13 surveys examined the occupational information needs of 11 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia. During the course of this research effort, state occupational information coordinating committees (SOICCs) polled various agencies within their states to determine the agencies' needs for information concerning occupational…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Employment Patterns, Employment Programs, Employment Projections
Diaz, William A.; And Others – 1982
The Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects (YIEPP) demonstration was a large-scale test of a school-conditioning guaranteed jobs program for teenagers from low-income families. Unlike previous youth employment programs, the YIEPP linked school and work by offering jobs to all youth who met the eligibility criteria and who also agreed to remain…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cooperative Programs, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs
Ball, Joseph; And Others – 1981
The Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects demonstration has been the most ambitious attempt thus far to determine the feasibility of using private employers to provide a work experience in a youth employment program. In establishing this demonstration, congress authorized program operators to recruit private businesses as well as the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Employer Attitudes
Glover, Robert, Ed.; Grubb, W. Norton, Ed. – 1983
Three major types of occupational training programs in Texas were analyzed to reveal their strengths and weaknesses and the extent to which each had succeeded in resolving the dilemmas common to all forms of occupational training. These dilemmas were effectiveness and relevance, the purpose and content of training, and targeting. Firm-based…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Employment Programs
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