Program Evaluation: A study of the impact of a workforce preparation program

TitleProgram Evaluation: A study of the impact of a workforce preparation program
Year of Publication2010
AuthorsBlevins, SS
DegreePh.D.
UniversityUniversity of Kentucky
Thesis TypeDoctoral diss.
Abstract

The Kentucky 4-H Reality Store, a workforce preparation program was established to educate youth about the importance of budgeting, setting goals, planning for careers, considering the future, preventing teen pregnancy and  abstaining from drug abuse. Administered to over 45,000 adolescents each year this program was evaluated in this study. The program was found to affect the lives of adolescents. This study also contributes to the scholarly literature associated with the impact of workforce preparation programs.