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White, Alison J.; Scanga, Lauren H. – Journal of Extension, 2019
Extension personnel are tasked with ensuring that 4-H volunteers have competencies identified in the Volunteer Research and Knowledge Competency (VRKC) Taxonomy, 4-H youth development's foundational volunteer skills framework. The VRKC Codebook is a qualitative analysis tool for accurately identifying VRKC-aligned needs expressed in volunteer…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Youth Programs, Extension Education, Volunteer Training
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Fossey, Richard – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2018
College students who reside in campus dormitories at public universities have a reasonable expectation of privacy in their dorm rooms that is protected by the fourth amendment; and officials cannot search these rooms for law enforcement purposes without a valid warrant. Non-students, however, have no such reasonable expectation of privacy in…
Descriptors: College Students, Public Colleges, Privacy, Dormitories
Murthy, Carrie, Comp. – Investing in Innovation Fund (i3), US Department of Education, 2017
In May 2017, the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) College Access and Success community embarked on a project to compile shared challenges and lessons learned as a resource for fellow i3 College Access and Success grantees, the larger community of i3 grantees, and the broader field of college access. Through this project, the authors discovered…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Grants
Bragg, D. D. – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2016
Several federal grants prioritized the role of community colleges in education and training in recent years, and one of the most substantial investments was the Trade Adjustment Act Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program of the United States Department of Labor (DOL). Beginning October 2011, these $2 billion capacity-building…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Aerospace Education, Community Colleges, Two Year College Students
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2016
The National Forum on Education Statistics convened the Data Disaggregation of Racial/Ethnic Subgroups Working Group to identify best practices for disaggregating data on racial/ethnic subgroups. This guide is intended to identify some of the overarching benefits and challenges involved in data disaggregation; recommend appropriate practices for…
Descriptors: Race, Ethnic Groups, Best Practices, Data Analysis
US Department of Education, 2011
This report presents the deliberations of the Northwest Regional Advisory Committee (NW RAC), one of 10 RACs established under the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 to assess the educational needs of the region. The Northwest RAC accepted its charge to identify educational needs and to make recommendations, working collaboratively as…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Needs Assessment, Regional Characteristics, School Demography
Jenkins, Davis; Ellwein, Todd; Wachen, John; Kerrigan, Monica Reid; Cho, Sung-Woo – Community College Research Center, Columbia University, 2009
In 2003, Lumina Foundation for Education launched a bold, multiyear, national initiative called "Achieving the Dream: Community Colleges Count," to help students stay in school and succeed. The initiative is focused particularly on students who have faced the most barriers to success, including low-income students and students of color.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, At Risk Students
Washington State Department of Early Learning, 2008
This report from the Washington State Department of Early Learning (DEL) describes some of the Department's work since it's creation in July 2006. Among other achievements, the Department has laid a strong foundation for raising the quality of child care and the state's preschool program, strengthened both the safety in and the reach of early…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Preschool Education
Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2005
In 2003, the legislature and governor enacted House Bill 1909 to create a pilot project on competency-based transfer between two--and four--year colleges and universities. The legislation directed the Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) to select institutions to define transfer requirements in several disciplines on the basis of students'…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Pilot Projects, Community Colleges, State Legislation
Queitzsch, Mary – 1997
This document traces the activities and timelines that led to two Deans' Forums on integrating technology into preservice teacher education programs. These forums were organized by the Northwest Educational Technology Consortium, which is comprised of state education agencies in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and Wyoming, as well as…
Descriptors: Academic Deans, College School Cooperation, Consortia, Cooperative Programs
Washington State Dept. of Social and Health Services, Olympia. – 1993
The 1992 Washington State Survey of Adolescent Health Behaviors (WSSAHB) was created to collect information regarding a variety of adolescent health behaviors among students in the state of Washington. It expands on two previous administrations of a student tobacco, alcohol, and other drug survey and includes questions about medical care, safety,…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Drinking, Drug Use, Grade 6
Melchert, Sandy – 1990
The purpose of this study was to investigate certification requirements for elementary teachers in educational institutions to determine their preparation in science. The amount and types of science content, the science processes and skills, science teaching techniques, and general preparation as an elementary teacher who will need to teach…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Higher Education, Methods Courses
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. – 1986
This report is in response to an order of the Washington State Legislature which directed the state superintendent of public instruction to: (1) define environmental literacy; (2) assess the status and needs of environmental education in Washington and make appropriate recommendations based on that survey data; and (3) develop and submit a report…
Descriptors: Definitions, Ecological Factors, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
National Center for Clinical Infant Programs, Washington, DC. – 1985
Representatives of several states met to identify basic elements of a tracking system designed to ensure that disabled and at-risk infants and their families receive continuous and appropriate services to improve health and developmental outcome. Discussants explored six clusters of questions concerning the following: realistic goals and…
Descriptors: Criteria, Delivery Systems, High Risk Persons, Identification
Gebhardt, Richard F. – 1985
A series of four questionnaires were mailed to schools in the state of Washington over a 12 year period to: (1) determine trends in media availability; (2) attempt to establish data for projections of media availability in the near future; and (3) consider geographic regions according to different availability. The surveys included 76 items…
Descriptors: Educational Media, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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