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Moore, Kristin Anderson; Lantos, Hannah; Jones, Rebecca; Schindler, Ann; Belford, Jonathan; Sacks, Vanessa – Child Trends, 2017
In recent years, the education field has come to recognize the role of schools in supporting student health, safety, and well-being by developing integrated student support initiatives. These offer specific services and supports to students and their families to build a foundation for academic success. These initiatives, referred to as community…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Well Being, Family Programs, Community Schools
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Dahlberg, Kathryn R.; Philippot, Raymond A. – Planning and Changing, 2008
That individual schools and districts often simultaneously engage in multiple professional development projects in a "one-size-fits-all" model poses several quandaries. One quandary is attempting to foster a particular teacher behavior or disposition with little follow-up. A second is implementing a school-wide (or district-wide) program…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Inservice Teacher Education, Feedback (Response), Program Improvement
Community Coll. of Vermont, Montpelier. – 1979
The purpose of this faculty and staff manual is to gather together and present in a tabular format a composite of the learning delivery system used at the Community College of Vermont (CCV) and the resources that support its community- and competence-based approach to education. Each of the processes in the system is examined in terms of a…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, Curriculum Development
Hawaii Medication Association, Honolulu. – 1996
Hawaii's Health and Education Collaboration Project (HEC) is intended to develop a personnel preparation model that promotes working relationships among trained collaborative providers and keeps families pivotal to the process. This monograph reports on the progress of this family-professional partnership initiative. Following the preface, the…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Child Health, Community Health Services
Frid, Sandra; And Others – 1997
The study reported in this paper represents the first stage of a five-year project aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in undergraduate mathematics courses for science and engineering students. Students were surveyed about their confidence in their mathematics background, their confidence with current mathematics topics, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, College Freshmen, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development
Alberta Education Response Centre, Edmonton. – 1992
This guide for parents of individuals with intellectual disabilities emphasizes the need for a transition plan as a crucial stage in continuous service delivery for on-going supports and for fostering the individual's successful participation in the community. The guide contains three main headings. Under the first of these, "What Is…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment
McLaughlin, Betty L.; And Others – 1981
This guidance plan was prepared to assist counselors in establishing quality programs with an emphasis on work-related education and training and to serve as a model for developing competency-based and accountable programs at the local level. The first section defines guidance terms and presents an overview of basic premises for guidance program…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Competence, Counseling Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education
Roberts, Jo Ann; Szafraniec, Carleen – 1980
In order to review the first year of implementation of the Title I 89-313 federally funded Speech Assistant Program for severely/profoundly handicapped students in the Chicago public schools, data was gathered by interview, questionnaire and observation methods from speech assistants, speech pathologists (who supervised assistants), a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Needs Assessment
Donaldson, Joe F. – 1990
In this discussion of managing continuing education credit programming units, three themes emerge. The first theme is that unit administrators must rely upon leverage, or influence, to coordinate programs effectively and to gain the institution's acceptance of policies and procedures that support the credit programming unit and the adult learners…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Role, Adult Education, Adult Programs
Guilfoy, Vivian M.; Grothe, Mardell S. – 1976
This first volume of a three-volume final report describes the activities of a 3-year project to design, develop, and implement a comprehensive delivery system to meet the career-related information, guidance, and referral needs of home-based adults, those 16 and older neither working nor attending school on a full-time basis. The volume begins…
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Adults, Career Counseling, Career Development
Thorpe, Mary – 2000
Key issues related to the relationship between new technology and lifelong learning in the United Kingdom and elsewhere were identified through reviews of the literature on information and communications technology (ICT) and the literature on lifelong learning. Two overarching issues related to the interplay of new technology and lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Computer Uses in Education
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. – 1978
In addition to reporting on the technology of needs assessment and evaluation, these guidelines examine the context in which certain technologies should be employed, the opportunities/limitations of different methodologies, and the rationale for assessing needs and evaluating. The guidelines, intended for personnel at various levels and different…
Descriptors: Accountability, Adult Education, Certification, Delivery Systems
Campeau, Peggie L.; And Others – 1992
This report on a project called Performance Assessment for Self-Sufficiency (PASS) covers activities conducted in the first stage of expert system development: the acquisition of knowledge to be used as the foundation for the expert system prototype. The project is developing an information system for anticipating the service needs of young…
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Daily Living Skills, Data Collection, Decision Making