Workforce Preparation

September 2015
Wharton County Junior College (WCJC) students will soon have a cutting-edge career path to follow, thanks to an ongoing collaboration between the college, Tenaris, and the Bay City Community Development Corporation (BCCDC). Through WCJC’s new Manufacturing Technology Program—which kicks off this fall—students will be able to obtain one of three different certificates or complete a two-year associate of applied science degree in Manufacturing Technology. Students participating in the program will be well versed in the skills necessary for a host of industry-related fields, said Dr. Amy LaPan...
May 2014
Greenville Technical College and Clemson University announced in November 2013 an agreement to educate the advanced manufacturing workforce to serve the automotive, transportation, and other high-tech sectors. According to a memorandum of understanding signed by Greenville Technical College President, Dr. Keith Miller, and James Barker, then president of Clemson University, the vision is for collaboration between a leading research university, an innovative technical college, and advanced manufacturers, creating a center that enhances the development and implementation of advanced...
2008
The League's College and Careers Transition Initiative (CCTI) engaged high schools, community colleges, and businesses in a process to improve career and technical education systems, programs, strategies, and outcomes. This monograph reports on examples of these systems changes that resulted from CCTI participation: expanded use of career pathways; improved academic instruction; improved CTE instruction; measures to improve college readiness; high school-college partnerships and articulation; education-business partnerships; advising and student success initiatives; and data-driven decision ...
2007
As the centerpiece of conferences and federal initiatives across the educational spectrum, career pathways could be seen as be the latest fad offering community colleges the promise of increased funding and student success. In contrast, the authors of this paper contend that career pathways are the building blocks of a critically needed systemic transformation that will position community colleges as leaders in the effort to address some of the most pressing economic and social concerns facing the country today--not as a short term fix or project, but as incubators of innovation capable of...
March 2006
Link http://www.league.org/istream_v2/LeaguePublications/PathwaysCCTI.html
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Intake Form Student Tracking Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Flyer Information Card Marketing Examples Press Release Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Application Checklist Grant Application 1 Grant Application 2 Sign In Sheet Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition FAQs Flyer Flyer - IBEST Flyer - Scholarship Press Release 1 Press Release 2 Scholarship Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Decision Tree Fact Sheet Flyer Intake Form Tokens  Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Letter of Support Participant Experience Press Release Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Certificate Intake Form Syllabus Scholarship Award Letter Transportation Assistance Form Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Flyer - Outreach Flyer - Workshop Press Release Promotional Items Promotional Video 1 Promotional Video 2 Section IX Sample...
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Acceptance Letter Interest Sheet Scholarship Agreement Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Brochure Flyer - Sustainability Press Release 1 Press Release 2 Public Presentation Public Service Announcement Student Testimonials Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Application Business Card - Employer Business Card - Student Curriculum Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Facebook and News Press Release Web Page Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents, and Other Materials Badge Instructions Data Report Grant Application Intake Form Student Tracking Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Completion Program Flyer - Casino Dealer Press Release Promotional Video Student Testimonial Web Page Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Disclosure Referral Card Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Flyer Flyer - Call Center Snapshot Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Application Intake Form Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Flyer - CCENT Flyer - PC Pro Flyer - STEM Flyer - Technology Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Section I Developing the Model Section II Piloting the Model Section III: Documenting the Pilot Central Piedmont Community College Cuyahoga Community College Sinclair Community College Section IV: Sample Documentation Instruments Seattle Colleges (prototype) Manufacturing Certificate Central Piedmont Community College Computer Certificate PC Pro Certificate Cuyahoga Community College Network Support Certificate Sinclair Community College Call Center Certificate Manufacturing Certificate Manufacturing Certificate Back Side
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Employee Development Plan Client Check List Enrollment Form Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Flyer Rack Card Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Each of the 12 colleges/college districts participating in the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project is providing detailed information about the projects in an effort to disseminate promising and best practices. We hope that other colleges can benefit from the experiences of the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 colleges and college districts. Please note that the information posted in Toolkit and Resources is based on the 12 independent projects designed by each college/college district. The Toolkit and Resources for each college/college district include the following: program summary; sample work...
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Application Demographics Form Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Press Release 1 Press Release 2 Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan
Resources from the Walmart Brighter Futures 2.0 Project Section I Program Summary Section II Sample Work Plan Section III Impact on Individual and Community Section IV Success Stories Section V Challenges and Lessons Learned Section VI Collaborative Partnerships Section VII Project Forms, Documents and Other Materials Employment Verification Intake Form Section VIII Project Publicity and Donor Recognition Conference Presentation Flyer Media Display Press Release 1 Press Release 2 Q&A Rack Card Section IX Sample Sustainability Plan

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