Education

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  • Adult Basic Education (2)
    HH-0500.0500

    Adult Basic Education

    HH-0500.0500

    Programs, usually offered by community adult schools or as evening classes at local high schools, that provide instruction in fundamental learning skills for adults who have never attended school or have interrupted formal schooling and need to raise their level of education to increase their self-confidence and/or prepare for an occupation. Emphasis is placed on basic reading, language and mathematics to strengthen functional skills in communication, computation and personal-social interaction.
  • Adult/Child Mentoring Programs (1)
    PH-1400.5000-100

    Adult/Child Mentoring Programs

    PH-1400.5000-100

    Programs like Big Brothers or Big Sisters which provide male or female adult companionship, guidance and/or role models for young men or women who are from families in which adult figures of the same sex are absent or available on a limited and inadequate basis or who are troubled and at risk for delinquency. Also included are programs in which people in their teens provide companionship for younger children.
  • Colleges/Universities (3)
    HD-6000.1300

    Colleges/Universities

    HD-6000.1300

    Postsecondary educational institutions that offer the highest possible level of formal learning in various fields and disciplines for people who meet entry level requirements and are interested in an advanced education. Included are public and private colleges and universities that offer a four year, undergraduate course of study, which award a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S. or B. Sc.) degree to successful graduates; and those that offer postgraduate study at masters or doctorate levels in addition to an undergraduate program.
  • Continuing Education (1)
    HH-0500.1600

    Continuing Education

    HH-0500.1600

    Programs, usually offered as adjuncts to community college, college or university programs, that provide credit-granting and/or noncredit courses for adults who are seeking specific learning experiences on a part-time or short-term basis for personal, academic or occupational development.
  • Cooking Classes (2)
    PL-7400.1550

    Cooking Classes

    PL-7400.1550

    Programs that provide instruction, demonstrations and special programs in the culinary arts for individuals of all ages who want to become proficient in the selection and preparation of any of a number dishes that are representative of different cuisines. Included are programs aimed at teaching low income people how to cook nutritious meals from fresh ingredients at a cost much cheaper than pre-packaged meals.
  • Cooperative Extension Service Education Programs (1)
    HH-0500.1830

    Cooperative Extension Service Education Programs

    HH-0500.1830

    A publicly-supported nonformal adult education program in the United States which offers learning experiences that will help people acquire and use research-based knowledge and skills essential for solving farm, home and community problems. Cooperative Extension is a nationwide educational network that brings the research and knowledge of land-grant institutions to people in their homes, workplaces and communities. In most states the educational offerings are in the areas of agriculture and food, home and family, the environment, community economic development and youth and 4-H. Extension links the resources and expertise of more than 3,000 county Extension offices, 105 land-grant colleges and universities (which include historically black colleges, tribal colleges and institutions serving the U.S. territories), and the federal government through USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (formerly CSREES). Extension educators deliver research-based programs through workshops, home-study courses, Web-based learning tools and other methods to give people the knowledge, skills, and motivation to improve quality of life and business opportunity and profitability.
  • Disease/Disability Information (1)
    LH-2700.1700

    Disease/Disability Information

    LH-2700.1700

    Programs that provide information about the etiology, symptoms, preventive measures, screening/diagnostic procedures, and/or methods of treatment or management for specific illnesses or disabling conditions; and/or which disseminate information about the latest research with regard to a particular illness or condition. Included are programs that maintain disease registries, i.e., databases that contain information about people who have been diagnosed with a specific type of disease and have been treated by a particular hospital or live within a particular geographic area. Registry information is used by public health authorities to identify and investigate unusual patterns of occurrence of the disease and can help communities plan for and deliver needed medical services.
  • English as a Second Language (2)
    HH-0500.8000-150

    English as a Second Language

    HH-0500.8000-150

    Programs that offer opportunities for non-English-speaking and limited-English-speaking adults to learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills with an emphasis on developing the level of communication competence that is essential for adults who are living in a setting in which English is the primary language. Also included are programs that provide English language instruction for younger people.
  • Farm Associations (1)
    TN-2000

    Farm Associations

    TN-2000

    Granges, farm bureaus and other organizations whose members are individuals who cultivate the land or raise livestock to earn their living who have affiliated for the purpose of developing purchasing or marketing cooperatives, supporting the passage and enforcement of laws and other social measures that protect farmers and their farming enterprises, ensuring that farmland, in general, is preserved for farming purposes rather than freed for development, or engaging in other activities that are designed to promote their interests and ensure their livelihood.
  • Head Start (2)
    HD-1800.3000

    Head Start

    HD-1800.3000

    A federally-funded child development program that provides educational experiences, medical and dental services, nutritional meals, counseling and opportunities for parental involvement to help prepare low-income children and children with disabilities age three to five to enter and succeed in school.
  • Homeschooling Associations (1)
    TN-1800.3000

    Homeschooling Associations

    TN-1800.3000

    Organizations whose members are parents who are currently providing a program of primary and secondary in-home instruction for their children who have affiliated for the purpose of sharing curriculum materials, information about state requirements for teaching children in the home and other educational resources. The association may also lobby on behalf of parents who want to ensure that home schooling continues to be a viable educational option.
  • Homeschooling Licensing (1)
    DF-4500.8000-300

    Homeschooling Licensing

    DF-4500.8000-300

    Programs that establish operating standards for parents who want to provide an in-home program of primary and secondary instruction for their children, review the extent to which standards are met by parents, administer examinations to demonstrate competency, issue or deny licenses and revoke licenses or take disciplinary action for noncompliance. Licensing is not required in all jurisdictions.
  • Infant and Child Safety Education (1)
    JR-8200.6500-350

    Infant and Child Safety Education

    JR-8200.6500-350

    Programs that are designed to raise awareness of the measures people can take to prevent accidents and provide for the safety of young children. The programs deal broadly with a wide range of infant and child safety issues rather than focusing on specific areas of risk. Topics may include car seat safety and installation, sleep safety, stroller/carrier safety, high chair safety, health concerns (e.g., SIDS, shaken baby syndrome, lead poisoning, sun exposure and the risks associated with second hand smoke), choking and fall prevention, pet safety, pool and general water safety and baby-proofing the home.
  • Literacy Programs (1)
    HH-4500

    Literacy Programs

    HH-4500

    Programs that provide reading and writing instruction for individuals of all ages who are unable to read or write at a functional level. Some programs interpret literacy more broadly and also help people develop speaking, computation and problem solving skills with the objective of ensuring that they develop levels of proficiency they will need to become self sufficient and function well in society.
  • Public Awareness/Education (10)
    TJ-6500

    Public Awareness/Education

    TJ-6500

    Programs that utilize a wide variety of materials including pamphlets and other literature, media presentations, speakers, workshops, directories, newsletters and outreach and prevention programs to make the public aware of the human service needs of the community, the resources that are available to meet those needs, and the issues which are relevant to specific social problems and the measures that have been proposed for their solution.
  • School Based Integrated Services (1)
    PH-2360.8000

    School Based Integrated Services

    PH-2360.8000

    Programs, often offered directly by schools, that develop collaborative partnerships with public and private community agencies to meet the mental health, juvenile justice, social service and academic needs of school children whose struggles with multiple problems including poor physical or mental health, inadequate nutrition, substance abuse, family dysfunction or insufficient community support are affecting their educational performance. The purpose of these programs is to develop an integrated services delivery system through which existing resources are coordinated and made available to children and youth, their parents and family members at or near the school site.
  • School Districts (3)
    HD-8200

    School Districts

    HD-8200

    Local administrative units that operate schools or contract for school services in specific geographical areas.
  • Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education (2)
    LJ-8000

    Sexuality/Reproductive Health Education

    LJ-8000

    Programs that provide information about the physiological and emotional aspects of human sexuality including anatomy and physiology, puberty, pregnancy, birth control, sexually transmitted disease and the subsequent risk of infertility, menopause and the attitudes, feelings and behaviors that are related to sexuality for people of all ages.
  • Special Education (1)
    HH-8000

    Special Education

    HH-8000

    Programs that provide educational services including special placement and individualized programming, instruction and/or support services for exceptional children, youth and/or adults, including those who have hearing impairments, visual impairments, physical disabilities, learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities and/or other developmental disabilities, emotional disturbance, multiple disabilities or speech or language impairments and who need appropriately modified curricula, teaching methodologies and instructional materials in order to learn. Services may include the development, in partnership with the child's parents, of an individualized educational plan to meet the child's needs and the implementation and review at least annually of each child's plan to determine progress and future needs.
  • Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention (8)
    RX-8250

    Substance Use Disorder Education/Prevention

    RX-8250

    Programs that provide information about substance use disorders (including the substances most commonly used and their effects, the diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders, screening and diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment) and/or which offer any of a variety of services that focus on substance use prevention for people of all ages who are at risk. Included may be printed materials or videos that address the subject; psycho-educational and skill building activities; structured groups which focus on family dynamics, problem-solving, self-esteem and similar issues; and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups regarding the dangers of alcohol and drug use and smoking, the signs of substance use disorders, the legal consequences of illegal substance use and how to get help.