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Great Lakes Comprehensive Center, 2016
Research demonstrates that human development and student learning are highly dependent on interpersonal relationships and positive learning environments (Eccles et al., 1993). However, school improvement efforts often focus on students' mastery of academic skills with much less emphasis on students' social and emotional skills, which are integral…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Early Childhood Education, Social Development, Emotional Development
Council of Chief State School Officers, 2009
The purpose of this document is to describe the US ED growth model pilot program from its inception to the point at which the program was no longer a pilot and was opened up to all states. In addition, the paper is designed to help states in the process of planning to submit a growth model proposal. The information in this document is mostly…
Descriptors: Models, Pilot Projects, Public Agencies, Educational Indicators
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1998
This manual is designed to give public library trustees basic information on the structure of library service in Michigan, with emphasis on the trustees' major areas of responsibility, in order to help trustees understand and fulfill their obligations. In particular, the "Action Checklist" at the end of each chapter is designed to assist…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Guides, Decision Making
Johnson, Jeffrey P.; Laverty, Janet; Neely, Linda; Sitler, Bryon – 1998
The Library of Michigan administers the Public Library Personnel Certification Program for Michigan. This handbook clarifies the certification guidelines and terminology used by the Library of Michigan staff and explains the procedures to be used by public libraries. Information on the following is provided: the certification program;…
Descriptors: Certification, Continuing Education, Guidelines, Library Education
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. – 1984
Inservice training should motivate school food workers to participate in children's nutrition education. The training lesson includes a series of service manager/director guidelines, information sheets, and an audiovisual aids list. Food staff nutrition lessons for classroom presentation to grades 4 to 6 cover the daily food guide, snacks,…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Eating Habits, Elementary Secondary Education
McClelland, Michael J.; Longe, Karen M. – 1982
Eight steps for organizing an energy education event are outlined in this document. These steps include: (1) forming an organizing team; (2) assessing needs; (3) setting goals and objectives; (4) locating resources; (5) developing strategies; (6) implementing a plan; (7) evaluating a plan; and (8) planning for the future. The major focus in the…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Guidelines
Yakes, Nancy A. – 1977
This document is a guide to sources of information on endangered species distribution in Michigan. It was prepared for CETA (Comprehensive Employment and Training Act) students who will collect the documents. The guide is divided into three major sections. The first section includes an introduction (briefly discussing endangered, rare, threatened…
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Environmental Education, Higher Education
Lindsey, Elizabeth – 1983
Intended to serve as suggested guidelines for library and information services in state agencies, this manual was prepared for use by administrators, librarians, and other agency staff. The first section provides information for the agency director on state agency libraries and their administration, personnel, the librarian's role, facilities and…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Library Administration, Library Cooperation, Library Networks
Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. School of Natural Resources. – 1981
This document is designed to help community organizations and public interest groups in southeastern Michigan succeed in gaining the attention of local (and perhaps national) media. Chapter 1 provides a framework, a process, with which to approach media planning, describing the various media available, starting with newspapers, television/radio,…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer), Environmental Education, Information Dissemination
Michigan Library, Lansing. – 1986
This handbook is designed to provide a comprehensive reference source about adult illiteracy for Michigan public librarians, whether or not they currently work with local literacy councils. Introductory material provides listings of members of the Michigan State Legislative Council and Library of Michigan Board of Trustees, and a listing of the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Books
Senior, Janet; Stone Nancy – 1986
Common household hazardous substances include cleansers, drain cleaners, automotive products, paints, solvents, and pesticides. This handbook was designed to serve as a resource for people frequently contacted by the public for information on household hazardous substances and wastes. Included in the handbook are: (1) an introduction to Michigan's…
Descriptors: Consumer Science, Ecological Factors, Environmental Education, Environmental Standards
Michigan State Board of Education, Lansing. – 1987
This booklet, prepared in conjunction with adult students from the non-traditional student association at Jackson Community College, Jackson, Michigan, provides information on college for adult students who are considering entering or reentering school. In six short sections, the guide covers the following topics: career goals and counseling,…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adult Students, College Programs, College Students
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. Div. of Special Education. – 1984
The Special Education Services of the Michigan Department of Education has prepared the State Plan for the delivery of special education programs and services starting July 1, 1983 through June 30, 1986 according to guidelines and rules established under Title VI Part B of P.L. 94-142, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act. This plan…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Confidentiality, Disabilities, Due Process
Ramirez, Jane Leal, Comp. – 1979
Two financial aid programs sponsored by Michigan Economics for Human Development (MEHD) to benefit migrant and seasonal agricultural workers and their dependents are described in this guide: (1) the Migrant Scholarship Program, for degree programs at participating Michigan colleges and universities, and (2) the Less-Than-Classroom Program, for…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, Community Colleges, Definitions
Brunner, J.; And Others – 1977
This manual is intended to assist pesticide applicators prepare for certification under the Michigan Pesticide Control Act of 1976. The primary focus of this publication is on fruit pest control. Sections included are: (1) Causes of fruit diseases; (2) Fruit fungicides and bactericides; (3) Insect and mite pests; (4) Insecticides and miticides;…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Certification, Entomology, Instructional Materials
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