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Hershbein, Brad J.; Hollenbeck, Kevin – W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2015
The Washington legislature has requested the production of a forecast of net job openings for occupations that require higher education and training and the number of individuals who will have the education and training that is required to fill the openings. State agencies have produced to date four studies to meet the legislative mandate. All…
Descriptors: Supply and Demand, Higher Education, Employment Projections, Demand Occupations
Brewer, Charles Mark – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Research shows that faculty, staff, and administrators at institutions of higher learning have a fundamental responsibility to create a safe and effective learning environment for returning military combat veterans. Studies of student veterans have shown that combat veterans have both unique strengths and barriers that must be taken into account…
Descriptors: Interviews, Academic Achievement, Veterans, Military Service
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
Rose, Pearl H. – 1976
Information concerning job characteristics and employment skills for the physically handicapped were provided for 227 occupations contained within the Washington Occupational Information Service (WOIS) career information system. For each occupation, an adjunct description was written, including alternative or feasible occupations in each…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Education, Community Colleges, Computer Oriented Programs
Halverson, Homer; And Others – 1978
Divided into five parts, this document presents the projections of the Job Opportunities Forecast for the Washington State Labor Market through 1985. (A separate document, CE 018 690, discusses the methodology behind the forecasts.) Part 1, which serves as an introduction, describes the occupational information presented in the forecast and lists…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Projections
Charles, John F. – 1978
A project developed a solar-related vocational training curriculum for use in the general technical trades training curriculum. Forty-seven firms comprising Washington State's "solar industry" were surveyed to identify existing and emerging solar-related occupations and prerequisites for entry. Results indicated that solar technologies…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Carpentry, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development
Halverson, Homer; And Others – 1978
This document describes the job opportunities forecast system which provides estimates of total job openings expected to be available in the Washington State Labor market annually through 1985. (The forecast has been keyed to occupational skills consistent with educational programs in the state. This edition of the forecast has been expanded to…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Planning, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns
Cox, Wendy M.; Wilson, Wendell L. – 1985
The final part of a three part study of developmentally disabled persons in Washington State, this document focuses on clients of the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), ages 19 through 26, who appeared to be eligible for DDD services but were not enrolled with the DDD (group C). Telephone interviews were conducted with parents of 55…
Descriptors: Adults, Developmental Disabilities, Employment, Family Programs
Osoro and Associates, Bellingham, WA. – 1980
This document contains (1) a monograph investigating and describing conditions under which it is cost-beneficial to operate an enriched YCCIP (Youth Community Conservation and Improvement Project) design and (2) a guidebook to work project enrichment. The first sections of the monograph focus on the attributes of an enriched YCCIP activity in…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Comparative Analysis
Jongeward, Ray E.; Druian, Janice M. – 1978
To describe how Partnership for Rural Improvement (PRI) field program associates perceive themselves performing their role functions, three associates and two assistants responded to questions about: their tasks, responsibilities, and roles; how they got started; what skills they needed; and what materials or technical assistance could benefit…
Descriptors: Community Resources, Community Services, Delivery Systems, Human Services
Diaz, William A.; And Others – 1980
A study focused on the implementation and project feasibility of the Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects (YIEPP) during the latter period of the demonstration from September 1978 through August 1979. Program operations at 17 sites--Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, King-Snohomish Counties (Washington), Mississippi, Alachua…
Descriptors: Demography, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Dropouts
Bellevue Community Coll., WA. Northeast Tech Prep Consortium. – 1999
This guidebook provides the elements of curriculum that will help educators prepare students for careers in the field of information technology (IT). The introduction addresses national context, skill standards development, and educational response to the skills gap. The high school core IT curriculum is then presented, including: (1) project…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Objectives, High Schools
Ball, Joseph; And Others – 1980
A study focused on the implementation of the Youth Incentive Entitlement Pilot Projects (YIEPP) in its initial period through September 1978. Program operations at 17 sites--Baltimore, Boston, Cincinnati, Denver, Detroit, King and Snohomish Counties (Washington), Mississippi, Alachua County (Florida), Albuquerque, Berkeley, Dayton, Hillsborough…
Descriptors: Coordination, Demography, Demonstration Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA. – 1999
Surging demand for workers, growing income inequality, and passage of welfare reforms have made work force development one of the United States' key national concerns. Public/Private Ventures has been working with various states to design work force development strategies that seek to address the concerns of many work force development specialists…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Case Studies, Colleges, Community Colleges
Moore, Elizabeth; Oppenheim, Emma – National Council of La Raza, 2010
Adult education services, including education for those lacking basic literacy and numeracy, preparation for the high school equivalency diploma, and English-as-a-second-language courses, play a crucial role in bridging the basic skills gap for Latinos and other workers with limited formal education and training. With recent policy and program…
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Basic Skills, Adult Programs, Profiles