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McCaslin, N. L.; Headley, W. Scot – 1993
A national study examined the system of performance measures and standards that had been approved in each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands in response to the 1990 Perkins Act. Descriptive survey and content analysis research methods were used to develop summary sheets categorizing the types of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Legislation, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods
Wider Opportunities for Women, Inc., Washington, DC. – 1993
This manual is intended for use at demonstration sites of the Nontraditional Employment Training (NET) project, which is in turn designed to provide Private Industry Councils with a model for implementing the Nontraditional Employment for Women (NEW) Act (Public Law 102-235). Included in the manual are the following: excepts from newspapers and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Demonstration Programs, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs
Feickert, Joan Davis; And Others – 1993
A study evaluated the use of the request for proposal (RFP) process as a method of distributing federal vocational education and job training funds in Minnesota. Thirty-seven employees of Minnesota technical colleges, community-based organizations, service delivery areas, and state agencies who had actually prepared proposals requesting Job…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Employee Attitudes, Federal Aid, Grants
NETWORK: America's Two-Year Coll. Employment, Training, and Literacy Consortium, Cleveland, OH. – 1990
In 1989-90, a survey was conducted of two-year colleges nationwide to determine their level of involvement in the delivery of employment, training, and literacy services to public sector agencies and business and industry. The study focused particularly on those services funded under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), the Job Opportunities…
Descriptors: College Role, Community Colleges, Contract Training, Delivery Systems
Benne, Larry L. – 1984
A manpower study was conducted by Indian Hills Community College (IHCC) to gather local labor market information, determine training needs, and assess the effectiveness of IHCC's vocational programs. IHCC instructors from 20 vocational programs visited and conducted interviews with 347 private and public sector employers. Study findings included…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Employer Attitudes, Employment Practices, Employment Projections
Brady, Elaine – 1984
Of 596 service delivery areas (SDAs) administering the Job Training Partnership Act, 583 participated in a telephone survey regarding private industry council (PIC) and SDA activities. It was found that the number of local jurisdictions responsible for administering federally funded employment and training programs increased by 26 percent.…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Dropouts, Economically Disadvantaged, Employment Programs
Griffin, Daniel J. – 1984
In July 1984, Tri-Cities State Technical Institute began a comprehensive study of service and manufacturing industries within a five-county planning area. The study was conducted to obtain information regarding employment and training needs and to increase awareness and utilization of the On-the-Job Training and Targeted Job Tax Credit programs…
Descriptors: Community Surveys, Educational Needs, Employer Attitudes, Employment Patterns
Tindall, Lloyd W.; And Others – 1984
This booklet is designed to provide ideas on how youth competencies in the areas of basic education, pre-employment and work maturity, and job-specific skills can be utilized to help disabled youth meet performance standards in programs funded under the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA). Discussed in the introductory section are the following…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Check Lists, Competency Based Education, Disabilities
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Kirsch, Irwin S.; And Others – 1992
A comprehensive assessment of the literacy proficiencies of Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and Employment Service/Unemployment Insurance (ES/UI) participants was conducted by the Department of Labor. The survey responses of a sample of 2,501 JTPA applicants and 3,277 ES/UI participants were scored, weighted, analyzed, and used to develop a…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Comparative Analysis, Correlation, Data Collection