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California Youth Authority (Charles F. Stocker) Collection at the California Adult Education Archives
OTAN FA 010  
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  • Collection Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Administrative History
  • Indexing Terms
  • Scope and Content of the Collection

  • Collection Summary

    Title: California Youth Authority, Charles F. Stocker
    Date (inclusive): 1986-1992
    Identifier/Call Number: OTAN FA 010
    Creator: Charles F. Stocker
    Physical Description: 1 file storage box with 12 cm print materials + slide tray with audiotape
    Repository: Sacramento County Office of Education. Outreach and Technical Assistance Network.
    P.O. Box 269003
    Sacramento, CA 95826-9003
    Abstract: The California Youth Authority (CYA) Collection, donated by Charles F. Stocker, liaison from CYA to the California Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS), documents the transition of the CYA education system in the 1980s from a conventional to a competency-based program that used CASAS as the assessment system. There are materials on CASAS and its selection as the data management system for CYA and on the ensuing curriculum and staff development. Related department manuals and a slide show used for staff development are included.
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Location: The materials are in the California Adult Education Archives maintained by the Outreach and Technical Assistance Network at the Sacramento County Office of Education. For current information on the location of the materials, please consult the OTAN Web site at http://www.otan.us.

    Access

    The collection is open for research by appointment. Please call the Outreach and Technical Assistance Network.

    Publication Rights

    California Adult Education archival materials are publicly funded and not subject to copyright restrictions. Publications should properly reference the Archives and the specific collection that contains the quoted materials. See Preferred Citation.

    Preferred Citation

    Guide to the California Youth Authority Collection (Charles F. Stocker) at the California Adult Education Archives. OTAN FA 010. Outreach and Technical Assistance Network, Sacramento County Office of Education, Sacramento, CA

    Acquisition Information

    The items in this collection were donated to the California Adult Education Archives by Charles F. Stocker, who served for several years as the liaison from the California Youth Authority to the California Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS).

    Indexing Terms

    Corporate Names

    California Youth Authority
    Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (Foundation of Educational Achievement)

    Personal Names

    Charles F. Stocker

    Subject (ERIC Thesaurus)

    Competency Based Education
    Correctional Education
    Youth

    Scope and Content of the Collection

    The focus of this collection is the transition of the education system of the California Youth Authority (CYA) from a conventional to a competency-based program that used the California Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS). Included is background information on CASAS and correspondence related to its selection as the data mangement system for the CYA. There are materials for a workshop on site staff development. A significant part of the collection is the competency based curriculum section that includes guidelines for local programs and sample curriculum. Another significant section contains a collection of CYA department manuals for leadership, ESL, special education, high school core programs and standards, ESEA, and employability.

    Arrangement of the Collection

    The collection is arranged in five series. Four series consist of print materials: data management background and correspondence; staff development; competency based education curriculum; and California Youth Authority Department manuals. The fifth is a casousel slide tray with audiotape with a presentation for training on the California State Department of Education's "Coordinated Compliance Review" (1986).