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Tibbitts, Felisa – 1991
The Massachusetts Council on Vocational Education surveyed private sector members of the 15 Regional Employment Boards (REBs) or Private Industry Councils regarding involvement in the Job Training Partnership Act. The survey targeted members of business and industry, but not labor representatives. The rate of return was 41 percent; findings were…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Corporate Support, Disadvantaged
Tibbitts, Felisa – 1991
The Massachusetts Council on Vocational Education surveyed 500 members of business and industry in 125 program advisory committees regarding involvement in the Job Training Partnership Act. The purpose of the survey was to document private sector perspectives on the content and value of their participation on vocational-technical education…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Advisory Committees, Consultants
South Carolina State Council on Vocational and Technical Education, Columbia. – 1993
This biennial report provides an evaluation of the South Carolina vocational education program delivery system assisted under the Carl D. Perkins Act and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). It focuses on the adequacy and effectiveness of the delivery system in achieving the purposes of the two acts. These findings of the State Council on…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Cooperation
Kogan, Deborah; And Others – 1991
Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) programs impart job-related skills to economically disadvantaged individuals to improve both their immediate post-program employment and their long-term employment potential. To assess the quality of the training currently provided under JTPA, a study looked at program designs and service delivery practices in…
Descriptors: Adults, Basic Skills, Dislocated Workers, Economically Disadvantaged
Clermont-Warren Service Delivery Area #12, OH. – 1990
A project coordinated through Job Training Partnership Act programs and local educational organizations in Clermont and Warren Counties of Ohio attempted to identify persons in the clerical field who were unemployed or whose employment opportunities were limited by a lack of technological skills. A commercially developed assessment was used with…
Descriptors: Clerical Occupations, Clerical Workers, Dislocated Workers, Educational Needs
General Accounting Office, Washington, DC. – 1987
The General Accounting Office (GAO) surveyed all Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) Title III dislocated worker projects operating between October 1982 and March 1985 to obtain program information concerning (1) results achieved, such as placement rates and average wage levels; (2) assistance provided to participants, including skill training,…
Descriptors: Adults, Compliance (Legal), Dislocated Workers, Employment Programs
Caldwell, Melissa B. – 1984
This report summarizes a national invitational conference at which 36 representatives from business, industry, education, and government addressed the ways in which the issues of skill obsolescence, unemployment, illiteracy, displacement, and finance of career development affect adult learners, employers, and providers of education and training.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Career Development, Cooperative Planning
Fox, Shirley – 1985
A project sought ways in which colleges and universities can work more closely with the federally funded Job Training Partnership Act to help the unemployed find work and to encourage business startups and expansion. Partnerships between postsecondary educational institutions and Private Industry Councils (PICs) at six sites were encouraged during…
Descriptors: Colleges, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Dislocated Workers
National Inst. for Work and Learning, Washington, DC. – 1985
Case studies are provided of the six sites involved in a demonstration project to encourage partnerships between postsecondary educational institutions and Private Industry Councils (PICs). These programs represent instances of collaborations between colleges/universities and the Job Training Partnership Act to help the unemployed find work and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Colleges, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs
Solow, Katherine; Walker, Gary – 1986
This study describes and assesses the early years of implementation of Title II-A of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) in regard to its services to women. Title II of JTPA is the major Federal program intervention--funded at about 1.8 billion dollars annually--aimed at providing employment and training services for the economically…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Displaced Homemakers, Early Parenthood, Economically Disadvantaged
Coad, Cynthia – 1985
This guide is intended to assist vocational training placement personnel responsible for recruiting, counseling, or providing vocational services to disadvantaged or unemployed clients of a Job Training Partnership Act program. The manual is a compilation of verified vocational educational activities related to job placement and followup…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Skills, Check Lists, Competency Based Education
Opportunities Academy of Management Training, Inc., Philadelphia, PA. – 1986
This technical assistance guide is designed to expedite the implementation of partnerships between vocational education and community-based organizations (CBOs) as called for in the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Education Act of 1984. It is probably most useful as a resource for local training activities related to CBO/vocational education/Job…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Cooperative Programs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation
Markowicz, Arlene, Ed.; And Others – NAB Clearinghouse Quarterly, 1984
This issue targets the high risk segment of the youth population and their high unemployment rate. An overview discusses the contents. Ten "Bulletins" offer descriptions of programs and projects and demonstrate how long-term training, work and academic experience, and individualized training operate in functioning programs. To assist…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Career Counseling, Career Education, Cooperative Programs
Ohio State Council on Vocational Education, Westerville. – 1988
A study examined a number of local settings in Ohio in which coordination and collaboration between key providers of services under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) were deemed exemplary. Its purpose was to identify elements contributing to successful coordination and collaboration that could be of potential use to others. Researchers…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Coordination
McIntosh, Billie Jane – 1986
The unemployment rate for Native Americans is 49% nationwide and 54% in Arizona. The Job Training Partnership Act (JPTA) program at the Phoenix Indian Center trains Native American adults to enter the urban work force. The Center offers work orientation programs, individual counseling, and work experience programs. The majority of the participants…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, American Indian Culture, Cross Cultural Training, Drug Abuse
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