California Youth Authority (Charles F. Stocker) Collection at the California Adult Education Archives

Collection processed by Linda L. West
Outreach and Technical Assistance Network
Sacramento County Office of Education
P.O. Box 269003
Sacramento, CA 95826-9003
Phone: (916) 228-2580
Fax: (916) 228-2563
Email: library@otan.us
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© 04/15/2008


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).

Collection Contents

Box 1 : 1

Series 1 Data Management Background and Correspondence 1987-1989

Physical Description: Three folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 1. CASAS Program History and Description, 1987
  • Folder 2. Memo on Data Management System, 1988 February 25
  • Folder 3. Memo on Feasibility Study, 1989 December 13
Box 1 : 2

Series 2 Staff Development 1992

Physical Description: One folder

Scope and Content Note

  • Developing a Site Staff Development Plan, workshop presentation, 1992 April 15
Box 1 : 3

Series 3 Competency Based Education Curriculum n.d.

Physical Description: Six folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 5. Competency-Based Education Review and Development
  • Folder 6. Survival/Employability Skills Matrix
  • Folder 7. Competency-Based Education Curriculum, Core Programs and Supplementary Services Standard
  • Folder 8. Competency-Based Education Curriculum, Review and Development Plan and Procedures
  • Folder 9. Program Characteristics of Conventional and Competency-Based Programs
  • Folder 10. California Youth Authority English/Language Arts Curriculum
Box 1 : 4

Series 4 California Youth Authority Department Manuals 1987-1991

Physical Description: Six folders

Scope and Content Note

  • Folder 11. "LEADER" notebook
  • Folder 12. English as a Second Language Procedures Manual
  • Folder 13. Special Education Procedures Manual
  • Folder 14. Adult High School Student Course Objectives and Adult Life Role Applications, CASAS High School Assessment Committee, 1987
  • Folder 15. ESEA Coordinator's Reference Manual, 1991
  • Folder 16. Employability Exit Package, 1998
Box 1 : 5

Series 5 Coordinated Compliance Review Training Presentation, with Bill Honig 1986 Sept.

Physical Description: Carousel Slide Tray with 60 minute audiotape