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Bell, Brenda L. – 1989
A companion to a previous publication called "Private Industry Council Roles and Options," this document is intended to help State Job Training Coordinating Council members and other interested parties better understand the scope and significance of the councils' mission. It provides basic information on the mission, roles, functions,…
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Educational Policy, Employment Programs, Job Training
Bailis, Lawrence Neil – 1987
Community-based organizations (CBOs) have been an integral part of the employment and training programs of the past two decades and have provided a wide variety of services to youth and adults alike. The vast differences between different CBOs make it impossible to draw definitive, generalizable conclusions about them. It appears, however, that…
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Community Organizations, Cooperative Programs, Demonstration Programs
Davie, Ann R., Ed. – 1987
This resource directory begins with a list of U.S. Department of Education Regional Civil Rights Offices, which offer assistance on legal interpretation of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), followed by a list of public and private groups providing general assistance to handicapped persons. The third section lists agencies that focus on…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Federal Legislation
Opportunities Academy of Management Training, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1986
This technical assistance guide is designed to expedite the implementation of partnerships between vocational education and community-based organizations (CBOs) as called for in the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. It is probably most useful as a resource for local training activities related to CBO/vocational education/Job…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Cooperative Programs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Displaced Homemakers Network, Washington, DC. – 1985
This guide is intended to familiarize displaced homemakers with the provisions of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. The first part of the guide details the act's funding for the following areas: sex equity coordinator, single parents and homemakers, sex bias and stereotyping, adult training and retraining, employment…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Advocacy, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1985
In addition to its significance to educators as a major revision of a Federal education and training program, the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act contains many provisions that will have an impact on the relationship of vocational education to employers and the job training partnership community. The law requires that 43 percent of each…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Community Programs, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs