TABLE OF CONTENTS
THOMAS J. JOHNSON
RESTRICTIONS, LITERARY RIGHTS, QUOTATIONS
SESSION 1, February 23, 1993
[Tape 1, Side A]
Education in Nebraska in the early 1950's--The beginning of Mount San Antonio
College (California)--Adult education in California in the 1950's--The
development of the community college concept--Adult education administrator
associations in the 1950's--The establishment of the Association of California
School Administrators (ACSA)--Establishment of La Puente Valley Adult School in
1956--Adult Education in Colorado in the 1950's.
[Tape 1, Side B]
Criticism of adult education course titles in the late 1950's--Parent education
in California under the leadership of Milton Babitz--Memories of E. Manfred
Evans--History of the vocational education movement in the United States
beginning with the Smith-Hughes Act--Career education--Establishment of Valley
Vocational Center (VVC) in 1964--Memories of vocational staff in the
sixties--Touring Japanese educators at the vocational school--The first
Vocational Education Act (VEA) proposal which started VVC--Removing barriers to
adult student participation in vocational training using creative scheduling
and providing child care and transportation--Memories of adult education in Los
Angeles in the sixties.
[Tape 2, Side A]
La Puente's first application for federal Adult Basic Education funding for
literacy instruction--Beginnings of Cosmetology vocational training in
1966--Memories of the first vocational education staff.
SESSION 2, February 24, 1993
[Tape 2, Side A]
Effects of federal funding of adult basic education and vocational education on
adult education in La Puente--Coordination with the California Employment
Development Department (EDD)--Comparison of features of various federal
programs supporting vocational training--Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA)
features--Coordination with the California Department of Rehabilitation--Split
between community colleges and public school districts--Examples from San Diego
and San Francisco--Adult education finance.
[Tape 2, Side B]
Delineation of function agreements between adult schools and community
colleges--historical relationships between adult schools and community
colleges--Adult school finance in the 1970's--Effects of the adult education
a.d.a. cap and Proposition 13--Growth of concurrent enrollment of high school
students--Effect of adult education reform bills of 1992--Importance of adult
education to success of high school students--Advising California State
Department of Education staff on adult education finance issues--Credit for the
adult education reform bills of 1992.
[Tape 3, Side A]
Credit for the adult education reform bills of 1992 (con.)--Adult education
finance in the 1970's and 1980's--Brokering apprenticeship training programs
through Valley Vocational Center--Hacienda La Puente's fiscal problems with the
SESSION 3, March 17, 1993
[Tape 3, Side A]
Applying for Vocational Education Act (VEA) funding to start Valley Vocational
Center in 1964--Success of open entry/open exit scheduling--Establishment of
programs for the handicapped--National awards given to La Puente in the
1970's--Allocation of federal vocational education funds in California.
[Tape 3, Side B]
Issues related to night and day scheduling of adult classes--Establishment of
Correctional Education division for Los Angeles County jails--Assessment in the
jail program--Memories of the jail program in the early days--Characteristics of correctional education--Working with the California (State)
Department of Education to establish an adult independent study
program--Developing adult high school diploma standards.
[Tape 4, Side A]
Developing adult high school diploma standards (con.)--Relationship of the high
school diploma and the GED--Political issues related to federal funding of
education for IRCA students in the 1980's--The effect of the Amnesty wave on
local program--Hacienda La Puente's development of special curriculum for
Amnesty students--Development of Vital Volunteer English curriculum--The
importance of English as a Second Language courses--Rationale for programming
students into concurrent vocational and basic skills training.
[Tape 4, Side B]
Professional associations for adult education administrators--Effect of
collective bargaining on professional associations in
California--Characteristics of ACSA--Establishment of the Mount San Antonio
College Phi Delta Kappa chapter--Final reflections.