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Goldring, Ellen; Grissom, Jason A.; Neumerski, Christine M.; Murphy, Joseph; Blissett, Richard; Porter, Andy – Wallace Foundation, 2015
This three-volume report describes the "SAM (School Administration Manager) process," an approach that about 700 schools around the nation are using to direct more of principals' time and effort to improve teaching and learning in classrooms. Research has shown that a principal's instructional leadership is second only to teaching among…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Principals, Administrator Role, Educational Improvement
Helper, Susan; Noonan, Ryan; Nicholson, Jessica R.; Langdon, David – US Department of Commerce, 2016
The basic components of apprenticeships are the same today as in 1937, when the National Apprenticeship Act set the foundation for apprenticeships in the United States. Apprentices enter into a structured training program of classroom and paid on-the-job training under the guidance of a mentor. As their skills increase, so do their wages. Upon…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Educational Benefits, Costs, Investment
Guglielmino, Lucy M.; And Others – 1988
A research study was conducted to explore in depth the adult/community education administrator position as it exists in Florida in order to gain as much information as possible about the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to do the job well. A special focus was on the skills needed by adult/community educators to a greater extent than K-12…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role
Mangum, Deborah Clarke – Online Submission, 2006
Background: This applied dissertation was designed to increase the awareness of a parent resource center located in an urban community. The center had been in existence for 10 years. Due to a massive urban renewal project, the original residents were relocated to other areas of the city. When the replacement housing was constructed, a different,…
Descriptors: Neighborhoods, Strategic Planning, Needs Assessment, Familiarity
Florida Learning Resources System/Suncoast Associate Center, Sarasota. – 1976
Presented are the results of a survey involving personnel directors from 271 local firms in Manatee and Sarasota Counties (Florida) on the employment of the physically impaired, visually impaired, hearing impaired, and mentally retarded. Included are brief descriptions of the goals of the survey and the sampling technique used, and a sample survey…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Disabilities, Employer Attitudes
Florida State Legislature, Tallahassee. Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability. – 2002
Florida's Workforce Development Education (WDE) Program was subjected to an evaluation and justification review to determine its benefit to the state and evaluate its systemwide performance. The following components of Florida's WDE program were evaluated: career and technical education (CTE); adult education programs; and continuing education…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation
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Fields, Lynette J.; Egley, Robert J. – ERS Spectrum, 2005
This article describes a project in which first-year administrators in Pinellas County, Fla., were members of a professional development cadre. The major purpose of the study was to determine the problems encountered by first-year assistant principals. During cadre meetings, participants were encouraged to record in journals and discuss with their…
Descriptors: Assistant Principals, Qualitative Research, Data Analysis, Professional Development
Harrington, Penny E. – 2000
This document presents information, guidelines, and resource materials to help law enforcement administrators address issues related to recruiting and retaining women in law enforcement. Its 14 chapters contain the following sections: statement of the problem; legal issues; possible solutions, model policies, and practices; expert assistance,…
Descriptors: Awards, Career Ladders, Check Lists, Compliance (Legal)
Mehallis, Mantha Vlahos – 1982
This handbook for teachers, counselors, and administrators presents exemplary practices in the use of job placement and follow-up services based on results of a survey of Florida school districts and community colleges. A description of survey methodology and the survey questionnaire, as well as a statewide profile of Florida exemplary practices…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Graduate Surveys, Job Placement, Program Administration
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. – 1965
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Adult Education, Blindness, Deafness
Schwartz, Stuart E.; And Others – 1980
This document reports phase 1--the data gathering process--of a research project to study vocational preparation and adjustment of handicapped persons in rural areas of the state of Florida. Following a discussion of phase objectives (chapter 1), chapter 2 provides a review of current educational programs offering vocational/occupational training…
Descriptors: Adult Vocational Education, Adults, Case Studies, Comparative Analysis
Maday, John – 1985
A project was conducted in Florida between October 1, 1984, and August 31, 1985, to develop and field test criterion-referenced tests in the occupational areas of gardening/groundskeeping and landscape operations. The test instruments were constructed around the performance standards developed by the Florida Department of Vocational Education.…
Descriptors: Competence, Competency Based Education, Criterion Referenced Tests, Field Tests
Marinelli, Joseph J. – 1972
Reported in the manual are systems procedures to assess needs of educable mentally retarded (EMR) children and adults in three Florida counties in terms of EMR student and teacher assessment, EMR classroom programs, job opportunities, and services available, as a first step in developing a total curriculum. Described are the project's 3 year…
Descriptors: Administration, Agencies, Community Services, Curriculum Development
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. – 1998
The Scholastic Journalism--Civic Journalism section of the Proceedings contains the following 14 papers: "Look Who's Reading Newspapers: The Impact of a Citywide High School Newspaper" (Elinor Kelly Grusin and M. David Arant); "Factors Affecting the Degree to Which the Student Press of Michigan is Subject to Prior Review and/or…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Content Analysis, High Schools, Higher Education
Dale, Jack – 1976
Examples of placement and follow-up conceptual models developed for a program of vocational education (kindergarten through university) are presented. Section 1 contains a historical overview of placement and follow-up activities in Florida and describes a comprehensive model. Section 2, describing a model for utilizing community resources for the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Community Colleges, Community Resources, Computer Oriented Programs
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