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Corthell, David W.; VanBoskirk, Charles – 1984
This volume is intended to assist providers of services to handicapped youth in helping youth with disabilities to make the transition from school to work, postsecondary education, or other post-school activities. Chapter I is an overview of this discussion and the topic. Chapter II discusses the historical and legislative background of policies…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Change, Change Strategies
Summaries are provided of the presentations, discussions, and major conclusions of a conference convened in May 1983 to develop mechanisms for improving the linkages between industry and community colleges in California. Introductory material offers an overview of the conference's goals, employment training in California, and the role of the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Financial Support
Entrepreneurship Inst., Columbus, OH. – 1983
A conference dealing with new enterprise and economic development initiatives today, Project NEED IT was designed to familiarize decision makers at all levels of the public, private, and educational sectors with the best new enterprise development projects being carried out in the United States today. During the conference, a series of papers and…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Budgeting, Business Administration, Business Responsibility
Northeast Regional Exchange, Inc., Chelmsford, MA. – 1982
These proceedings consist of papers delivered at a conference on the development of a working partnership involving business, industry, and education. Included in the proceedings are the texts of the following papers: "Business Doing Business with Schools: Does It Make Cents and Sense," by Edward J. Meade, Jr.; "Twenty Years of…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Benefits
Bossone, Richard M., Ed.; Polishook, Irwin H., Ed. – 1989
The participants in this conference were in virtual agreement that improvement in urban public education is largely dependent on economic and racial equity and that schools, colleges, and businesses must unite through collaborative projects to ensure this improvement. Papers presented were the following: (1) Businessman: "Private Sector…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, College Faculty, College Role, Cooperative Programs
Appalachia, 1984
Some 280 industry, education, labor, and state and local government leaders exchanged information about how Appalachian programs can harness technology to make traditional industries more competitive, package capital for job-creating industries and business, launch service industries, match education with jobs, and fit displaced workers into the…
Descriptors: Capital, Case Studies, Cooperative Programs, Dislocated Workers
Appalachia, 1984
Panel I features two case histories of state government, university, and private corporation cooperation to bring technology to the workplace (Microelectronics Center of North Carolina and Ben Franklin Partnership Program) and presentations about Burlington Industries and General Electric Company investments in technology to save jobs and boost…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperative Programs, Higher Education, Job Development
Appalachia, 1984
The panel reviewed five efforts to integrate education into the workplace through cooperation between private industry and government, use of university research resources to save jobs while providing students with hands-on training, and community and school joint preparation of teenagers for social and economic participation. (NEC)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Economic Development, Educational Cooperation, Educational Opportunities