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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
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
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