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National Alliance of Business, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1982
This guide is the first in a series of interpretive explanations of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). It is designed to provide practitioners and business leaders involved in state and local employment and training programs with an understanding of how to implement the public-private partnership of JTPA. This first edition does the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Business Responsibility, Disabilities
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
Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Quincy. Bureau of Student, Community and Adult Services. – 1983
The six chapters in this publication describe the scope of school/business partnership activity in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Following the first chapter's introductory remarks, chapter 2 outlines methodology for the research project. Surveys were sent to superintendents of schools and to various businesses thought likely to be involved in…
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Career Education, Case Studies, Community Programs
Lengel, James G. – 1982
This handbook describes ways that families, schools, and child-care centers can work together to achieve Vermont's state goals for early childhood education. The following topics are presented: (1) the goals and principles guiding Vermont's early education program; (2) the role of kindergarten in a child's educational career; (3) the need to shift…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Development, Community Involvement, Day Care Centers
Morgan, Elizabeth L.; Spearly, Diane Hawk – 1984
Growing out of a review of the process and outcome of the Hospital Employee Child Care Project (HECCP), an unsuccessful child care consortium, this manual was developed to help groups considering similar joint child care projects. After reading the manual, it is hoped that project initiators will be more sensitive to influences on the consortium,…
Descriptors: Conflict, Cooperation, Early Childhood Education, Economic Factors
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 1982
This manual is intended to assist volunteers and staff of volunteer organizations in the design of projects in various community and social service areas. The first section of the manual is a guidebook that addresses such aspects of the planning, implementation, and evaluation process as situational analysis, needs assessment, task-oriented…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Community Programs, Community Services, Data Collection
Peace Corps, Washington, DC. Information Collection and Exchange Div. – 1982
This manual, the Spanish translation of a separately available English handbook on program design, is intended to assist volunteers and staff of volunteer organizations in the systematic design of projects in various health, community, and social service areas. The first section of the manual is a guidebook that addresses such aspects of the…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Community Programs, Community Services, Data Collection
Wolfskill, Lyle A.; And Others – 1981
This manual, developed by the Agency for International Development and used by the Peace Corps, explains how to build homes made of earth. Information came from reports, books, and articles from many countries, coupled with research by soil engineers at Texas A & M University. It is presented in the most nontechnical format possible. The…
Descriptors: Building Design, Construction Management, Construction Materials, Construction (Process)
Bell, T. H. – 1984
Small businesses can participate in a variety of partnerships with the educational community that can result in benefits to all partners. Examples of successful school-business partnerships in Arizona include the Aquafria Foundation in Evandale; the partnership among the University of Arizona, Pueblo High School, and the Puma County-State Bar…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Educational Benefits
Sullivan, Kathryn – 1982
This guide is designed to encourage and assist senior citizen center participants in sharing their knowledge, skills, and experiences through teaching. Addressed in the ten chapters of the guide are the following topics: a strategy for success, needs assessment and data collection, analysis of learner needs, formulation of goals and objectives,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Behavioral Objectives, Data Collection, Educational Cooperation
Levine, Harold – 1984
It is argued in this discussion that, in order to attain a higher level of excellence in education, American business can and must play a far more important role than simply sponsoring or supporting individual projects on a rather sporadic and ad hoc basis. Ten suggestions are offered concerning ways American business can set the climate for…
Descriptors: Business Responsibility, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines
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
Watson, Peter R. – 1982
This manual is designed for use by Peace Corps volunteers and agricultural extension personnel working in animal traction development programs. While some of the information contained in the manual is specific to the extension of animal-powered agriculture in Africa, the principles covered are generally applicable wherever the method is being used…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Machinery, Agricultural Production, Agricultural Skills
Bank of America NT & SA, San Francisco, CA. – 1980
This report gives suggestions for starting a personal money plan, provides a worksheet for developing the plan, and offers ideas for putting the plan into action. Guidelines are presented for the following steps in developing a money plan: setting short- and long-term spending and saving goals; making a timetable for reaching those goals;…
Descriptors: Banking, Budgeting, Consumer Education, Expenditures
Bank of America NT & SA, San Francisco, CA. – 1983
This report explains savings accounts and low-deposit investments in order to help consumers determine which accounts are right for them. It is divided into the following four sections (topics covered are listed in parentheses): (1) the savings program (setting savings goals, saving regularly, choosing a savings account, interest, the savings…
Descriptors: Banking, Consumer Education, Guidelines, Investment
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