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TABLE OF CONTENTS

RESTRICTIONS, LITERARY RIGHTS, QUOTATIONS

PREFACE

INTERVIEW HISTORY

INTERVIEWS, 2001

JAMES T. PARKER

[Tape 1, Side A]

Background — Experience as a volunteer in ABE — Starting in Adult Education — History of the Adult Education Act — Components of the Adult Education Act — Assignments in the Adult Education Office — Adult Performance Level — Competency Based Adult Education (CBAE) — Don McCune and California leadership — Early CBAE projects

[Tape 1, Side B]

Continuation of Don McCune and California leadership — Contributions by other states —ACE unit of AAACE — Individual leaders in CBAE — National and states' leadership projects — Workforce education — Workforce Investment Act — Assessment and the National Reporting System — State funding levels — Staff development

[Tape 2, Side A]

Continuation of staff development — Dissemination — Adult education for the homeless — Set-aside funding and funding formulas — Incubator for innovation — Technology and distance learning — Wish list for adult education

[Tape 2, Side B]

Wish list, continued — Continued

Professional Biography

Index (following Ronald S. Pugsley interview)