Table of Contents

Ronland K. Attebery




INTERVIEW December 7, 1992

[Tape 1, Side A]

Federally funded programs for adult basic education and adult vocational education in the 1960's--Nursing education in Hanford--Role of State Department of Education, Vocational Education Division--Role of Bureau of Adult Education--Construction, welding, tractor repair, and farming in Hanford--Profile of adult students in the San Joaquin Valley in the 1960's--Personal health competency instruction--Concerns of local programs regarding state and federal control--Interagency coordination in the 1960's--Curriculum development for adult subjects in the 1960's--Student assessment in the 1960's--Precursor to competency based instruction in the 1960's--Stories about American Indian adult students--Graduation ceremonies in the 1960's--Adult literacy students at Hanford--Adult education funding--Adult administrators' associations--Adult curriculum development.

[Tape 1, Side B]

Networking between adult education and the junior colleges in the San Joaquin Valley in the 1960's; Training out-of-work students in the 1960's; Role of adult education advisory committees; Characteristics of adult education in San Jose in the 1970's; Adult education credential issues in the 70's; Governance of the Metropolitan Adult Education Program (MAEP); Effects of Proposition 13 (1978); Adult education programming after 1978; Adult education funding after 1978; Bureau of Adult Education in the 1960's; Regional Occupational Program in San Jose in the 1970's.

[Tape 2, Side A]

Governance of the Metropolitan Adult Education Program--Instructional aide training program--Community support for adult education programs--Characteristics of the California Council for Adult