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Emery, Merrelyn – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2006
This book will help changemakers move toward better functioning school systems and districts using reliable, participative, and practical methods. The author describes an orderly sequence of activities from getting started to monitoring continuing evolution of that most desirable future. These activities are intertwined with simple explanations of…
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Improvement, Educational Administration, School Restructuring
Campbell, Sarah vL. – 2002
This document is intended to create an opportunity for teens and adults to talk together and find ways to make their community a place where young people can grow up successfully. The discussion guide begins with a brief statement of purpose and a brief explanation of study circles and their objectives. The remainder of the guide consists of…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescents, Adults, Change Strategies
This document details the purposes and principles of community audits and presents guidelines for designing and conducting a community audit to assess a local community's workforce development needs and resources. Section 1 presents an overview of the U.S. Department of Labor's Community Audit Project and explains the following key steps in…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Audits (Verification), Career Ladders, Community Development
Luchterhand, Charlene; Murphy, Nancy – 1998
Adults with mental retardation often grieve the loss of their loved ones. However, many times this grief goes unnoticed and individuals are never given the chance to express their grief and recover from the death of those close to them. This guide is designed for helping professionals, including therapists, clergy, nurses, psychologists, hospice…
Descriptors: Activities, Adults, Art Therapy, Counseling
Church Council of Greater Seattle, WA. – 1987
This guide is intended for use by older persons and their families who contemplate hiring someone to assist periodically with household routines and personal care. The guide offers suggestions and lists the various steps needed to hire a worker. Organized in 12 short narrative sections, the guide covers the following topics: determining what help…
Descriptors: Community Resources, Employer Attitudes, Employer Employee Relationship, Employers
Cooper, Arnold C. – 1983
This paper analyzes the reasons behind the success and failure of various entrepreneurs and their small businesses. Presented first is an overview of the increasing role of entrepreneurship as a way of earning a living in the United States today and the different challenges and outcomes new small business generally encounter. In the first three…
Descriptors: Basic Business Education, Business Administration, Business Skills, Career Education
National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1983
Intended for community leaders (public and private) and also for correctional leaders, this resource guide outlines the design of a model community-operated program to provide comprehensive services for the employment and training of ex-offenders. An introduction provides historical perspective and discusses the relationship between crime and…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Agency Cooperation, Community Programs, Community Resources
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. – 1981
This handbook is intended both as a text for use in medical office assistant (MOA) training programs in colleges and as a handbook for people working in medical offices. Addressed in the individual sections of the manual are the following topics: responsibilities of the medical office assistant, office organization, appointments and the waiting…
Descriptors: Abbreviations, Allied Health Occupations, Allied Health Occupations Education, Anatomy
Green, Alan; Hogan, Bill – 1982
Intended to improve citizen understanding of the legislative process and to encourage active participation in that process, this booklet describes how the United States House of Representatives conducts its business and provides a viewers' guide to the proceedings of the House as they are transmitted via satellite and cable to over 10 million…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Glossaries, Guidelines
Kirby, Christine L. – 1979
This document discusses the reasons for providing public library service to local jails from the viewpoint of the inmate, the library, and the jail administrator; and provides guidelines for establishing and operating this service. Topics covered include: obtaining approval from library and jail administrators for a library jail program; material…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Correctional Institutions, Guidelines, Library Material Selection
Cohen, Ann E. – 1983
Intended for use by volunteer library workers and others with no professional library training, this manual presents guidelines for operating a small church or synagogue lending library and presents detailed instructions for processing and cataloging synagogue library material. It is noted that the manual was created when the library at Temple…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Check Lists, Classification, Guidelines
Boyd, Susan, Ed.; And Others – 1986
While much of the drinking water in the United States is safe for consumption, protecting its quality and assuring its availability are becoming increasingly difficult. This booklet is written for individuals and groups who are concerned about the drinking water in their communities. It provides a general introduction to the complex issues of…
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Community Action, Conservation (Environment), Disease Control
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
Maryland State Commission for Women, Baltimore. – 1984
This booklet was created to help women develop resumes and complete employment applications in order to translate their volunteer experiences into employment credentials. It can also serve as a guide to help employers evaluate a volunteer's experience. Procedures for evaluating volunteer experience are outlined following an introduction. Presented…
Descriptors: Career Education, Employment Qualifications, Employment Services, Evaluation Criteria