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TABLE OF CONTENTS

LEE W. CLARK

RESTRICTIONS, LITERARY RIGHTS, QUOTATIONS

PREFACE

INTERVIEW HISTORY

INTERVIEW May 18, 1995

[Tape 1, Side A]

Introduction to adult education and career overview – Gilroy Adult School – Clovis – Fontana Adult School – San Jose – Metropolitan Adult Education Program – Meeting community needs – Adult education in the 1950's – The 1960's – Ten cent tax – Federal funding – Escuela Amistad – Full and part time staffing – Differentiated attendance accounting – 1970's a period of growth – Competency-based education – Separate revenue limit – Program restrictions from Proposition 13.

[Tape 1, Side B]

Relationships between the field and State Department of Education – Transition from "night school" to fully developed adult schools – Relationship to other levels of education – Changing profile of adult school administrators – Role of community college in adult education – Teacher training – Credential changes – Staff development – Professional organizations – Transition to ACSA: benefits and growing pains.

[Tape 2, Side A]

Statewide leaders from 1960's and 1970's – California Consortium for Adult Education – Fallout from Proposition 13 – Adult education emerges stronger – Driving forces in adult education – Networking – Rewarding aspects of adult education – Obligation to the public.

INDEX

BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION