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									Minnesota State Colleges and
Universities:

Serving Adults in Transition –
Creating Opportunities for
Success



            The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is an Equal Opportunity employer and educator.
Workforce Development:
Best Practices Initiative - Office of the
Chancellor, Shari Olson, System Director




              The Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system is an Equal Opportunity employer and educator.
           Faces of the Unemployed
                               Unemploy
  Family                       ed




                    Neighbor




                                  Friend
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          Sharing our Story


            Documenting Best Practices: A
           qualitative approach to sharing best
                         practices




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           Sharing our Story


          Q#1) Share 1-3 best practices in your
           services to dislocated workers




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          Sharing our Story


          Q#2) What’s working, what’s not
           working
          •   agency-to-agency
          •   department-to-department
          •   college-to-the-system



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          Sharing our Story


          Q#3) What are some of your questions
           for DEED?




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          Lessons Learned

          • You are BRILLIANT!
          • The WHOLE IS GREATER than the sum
            of its’ parts
          • There is tremendous opportunities to
            collaborate at this time of declining
            resources – ARE WE?
          • We can be a PART OF THE CHANGE –
            serving the working adult
          • LEARNING is FOREVER & for ALL OF
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          Central Lakes College

          • Location
            – Brainerd
            – Staples
          • Enrollment
            – +4,800
            – 55% FT
          • Diversity
            – 4.4% students
               of color

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          http://www.clcmn.edu/
           Best Practice:
           Central Lakes College
           Partnered with Rural MN
            Concentrated Employment
            Program (CEP)
           • In service to dislocated workers:
           • CLC created short-term, hour-based, entry-level
             training in:
              1) Renewable-Sustainable energy
              2) Retro-green Construction
              3) Administrative Office Management


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           Century College

           • Location
             – White Bear Lake
           • Enrollment
             – +12,300
             – 46.4% FT
           • Diversity
             – 26% students
                of color


Slide 11   http://www.century.edu/
           “WORKFORCE RESPONSE TEAM”
                CENTURY COLLEGE

                            Continuing
                            Education



                     Student        Academic
                     Services        Affairs




            CAMPUS MODEL FOR SERVING DISPLACED WORKERS
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           “What’s Working, What’s Not
           Working?” – We Need to Communicate
           Outside of Our Traditional Boundaries

                          BUSINESS
                          OUTREACH
                            COAs
                                           STUDENT
              ACADEMICS
                                           SERVICES
                CAOs
                                            CSSOs

                              Share
                           information
                           across silos,
                            across the
                             system
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           Share Information Across the
           College and Across the System




           CAO/CSSO/DEANS
                            LISTSERVS   BEST PRACTICES
            CONFERENCES




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           Best Practices at Century College

           • Public Computer Access for
             Community Members
           • Launched October 2009




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           Best Practices: Century College

           • Adopt-a-Workforce
           • Innovations Council



           • For More Information Contact:
            Mary McKee and Jane Nicholson


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           Inver Hills Community College
           • Location
             – Inver Grove Heights
           • Enrollment
             – +8,353
             – 39.3% FT
           • Diversity
             – 17.3% students
                of color



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           http://www.inverhills.edu/
           Best Practices:
           Inver Hills Community College
           Adult Success through Accelerated
            Programs (ASAP)
           Offers adult students accelerated options for
             meeting goals by offering the following:
           • Personalized educational planning
           • Accelerated 8-week courses meeting once per
             week
           • CREDIT FOR PRIOR LEARNING
           Commitment: 1-2 years depending on prior
             experience
           Cost: Varies by program and dependent on prior
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             experience
           Best Practices:
           Inver Hills Community College
           • FREE Career Planning Workshop
             Designed for adults – starting college,
             returning to college, considering a new
             career direction, or experiencing job
             transition.
           • Marketing initiatives and planning in
             Customized Training division
           • Technology programming for high school
             students “After School Computer
Slide 19     Technology Academy”
           Minneapolis Community &
           Technical College
           • Location
             – Minneapolis
           • Enrollment
             – +12,761
             – 41% FT
           • Diversity
             – 44.9% students
                of color


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           http://www.minneapolis.edu/
           Best Practices:
           Minneapolis Community & Technical College
           Excellence in Manufacturing Program
           • 6-week intensive program
           • Sponsored by COLOPLAST
           • Curriculum:
           • Welding, CAD, CAM, Quality, Print
             Reading, Lean Principles
           • Final Project is a "Kaizen Event"
           • See handout for more information

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MB, BS, NH, BB, LG



                     North Hennepin Community College

                     • Location:
                        – Brooklyn Park


                     • Enrollment:
                        – 9,900+
                        – 38% FT


                     • Diversity:
                        – 30% students of color
                     • http://www.nhcc.edu/
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           Best Practice:
           North Hennepin Community College
            • Collaboration between NHCC and Osseo
              ABE (2006)
              – NHCC: math paraprofessional, work-study,
                space and technology
              – Osseo ABE: teacher/coordinator,
                administrative assistance
            • Program to strengthen academic and
              computer skills and help prepare learners
              for college-level work - Online – FREE
            • See FastTRAC Handout for more
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              information
           Best Practice:
           North Hennepin Community College
           • Receive one-on-one instructor feedback
           • Learn valuable study strategies
           • Explore careers and create an education
             and career plan
           • Strengthen reading, writing, math and
             research skills
           • Sample college courses, such as biology,
             economics and psychology

               65% of College Prep students move onto college credit courses
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           Best Practice:
           North Hennepin Community College

            January – June 2009 – served over 75 students

                          “I just re-tested on the math
                          portion of the placement test and I
                          have doubled my score!”

           Goal FY 10: Serve over 200 students in College Prep
            “Not only does the College Prep Center help
            students to prepare themselves by learning or
            re-learning in my case…it also saves us money
            on not paying for the pre-college classes.”
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           Pine Technical College

           • Location
             – Pine City
           • Enrollment
             – +1,148
             – 36.5% FT
           • Diversity
             – 6.4% students
                of color


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           http://www.pinetech.edu/
           Best Practices:
           Pine Technical College
           ONLINE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER


           IT PERSONAL PACE PROGRAM
           • What is it?: IT training via WebX
           • One-on-One
           • 80 courses are available
           • Current partners are Central Lakes
             College & Century College
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           Best Practices:
           Pine Technical College
           Department of Labor Grant – Feb. 09
           • Community-Based Job Training Grant
           • Advanced Manufacturing grant
           • $1.997 million
           • 3-year project
           • Serving:
             – Dislocated Workers
             – Incumbent Workers
             – Elementary and Secondary Students
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           Riverland Community College
           • Location
             – Albert Lea
             – Austin
             – Owatonna
           • Enrollment
             – +4,932
             – 39.6% FT
           • Diversity
             – 10.8% students
                of color
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           http://www.riverland.edu/
           Best Practices:
           Riverland Community College
           SKILLS FOR MANUFACTURING


           • NEW 26 credit certificate program:
           • Contract with Workforce Development Inc.
           • Classes are held at all three locations
             (Owatonna, Albert Lea, and Austin)
           • Delivered in a block model with 1-2
             courses offered at one time

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           Best Practices:
           Riverland Community College
           Customized Training Department invites
            DEED Business Service Specialists to
            attend bi-monthly meetings:
           • Increases awareness of college programs
           • BSS share intelligence about what is
             needed w/in business community
           • Creates a relationship of trust



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           Best Practices:
           Riverland Community College
           College in the Jail
           • Offer one course per semester
           • Enrollment is a mix of offenders and
             traditional students
           • College studied model at Temple
             University (inside/out)
           • Currently looking for scholarship sponsors
             to continue the program
           • Also offering credit-based programming in
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             Faribault and Waseca
           South Central College

           • Location
             – North Mankato
             – Faribault
           • Enrollment
             – +5,396
             – 48.4% FT
           • Diversity
             – 6.7% students
                of color

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           http://www.southcentral.edu/
           Best Practices:
           South Central College
           KEY - CONTACT for SERVING Dislocated
            Workers (DLW)


           • Designated ONE person in Student
             Services to be the “go-to-person” when
             dislocated workers come into the college
             with questions.



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           Best Practices:
           South Central College
           MARKETING EXAMPLE:


           • High Demand Occupations
             Marketing Brochure promotes
             college programs in Workforce
             Center language



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           Mesabi Range Community &
           Technical College
           • Location
           • Virginia
           • Enrollment
             – +2,076
             – 59.4% FT
           • Diversity
             – 7.9% students
                of color


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           http://www.mesabirange.edu
           Best Practices:
           Mesabi Range Community &
           Technical College
                                  2002-2010
                                  Evolution of
                                  Efolio
                                  Minnesota™

                                   Legislative
                                   Funding
                                   $225,000/yr.

                                   Workforce
                                   Counselors
                                   In NE MN
                                   Region are all
                                   Trained on
                                   efolio

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           Best Practices:
           Mesabi Range Community &
           Technical College
           Contacts to learn more about this project:


           Lisa Kvas, eFolio Program Manager
           Roxanne Richards, Director of CECT
           Emily , eFolio Trainer




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           Fond du Lac Tribal and
           Community College
           • Location
           • Cloquet
             Enrollment
             – +2,777
             – 35% FT
           • Diversity
             – 21.4% students
                of color


Slide 39   http://www.fdltcc.edu
           Best Practices:
           Fond du Lac Tribal and Community
           College
           • Candi meets with WFC counselor 1 x per
             week
                • Home Health Aide/NA – serving special
                  populations
                • Leadership Certificate for DLW
                   – StrengthFinder + 4 hour workshop on strengths
                   – 7 courses from DDI curriculum
                   – 40 hours, 2-weeks, 8-noon, open enrollment
                   – Request made to offer it a second time (Fall 09)

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           Best Practices:
           Fond du Lac Tribal and Community
           College
           • International Coaching Association –
             Candi has completed online certification!
           • Continuing Education Partnership with
             Lake Superior College (LSC) –
             – Develop revenue-sharing model
             – Develop CE program jointly
             – One marketing piece


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           Lake Superior College

           • Location
           • Duluth
           • Enrollment
             – +8,344
             – 46.3% FT
           • Diversity
             – 7.4% students
                of color
           http://www.lsc.edu
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           Best Practices:
           Lake Superior College
           Center for Lifelong Learning –
           • Created in 2008-09 by Vice President,
             Steve Wagner
           • Designed to serve the “working learner”
             or dislocated worker
           • Re-Careering Services Director – use the
             Kuder Journey
           • Credit for Prior Learning, CLEP, Credit-by-
             Exam
Slide 43   • See Flexible Learning Options brochure
           Center for American Progress
           • Working Learners Report, June 09




           • Louis Soares, Author
           • Link to bio.
             http://www.americanprogress.org/aboutus/
             staff/SoaresLouis.html

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           Author of Working
           Learners:
           Educating our
           entire workforce
           for success in the
           21st century

           Louis Soares,
           Director,
           Postsecondary
           Education Program,
           Center for American
           Progress
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           Center for American Progress
           • Community Colleges and
             Competitiveness: Generating
             Economic Opportunity Through
             Innovation in Postsecondary Education
           • January 27, 2010 Keynote: Dr. Jill Biden
           • LIVE VIDEO:
             http://www.americanprogress.org/ev
             ents/2010/01/commcoll.html

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           Articles by Louis Soares
           Putting the Customer First in College, Nov. 2, 2009
           Working Learners Need Innovative Education
           Models, October 13, 2009
           Working Learners, June 22, 2009
           Work and Education Can Go Hand in Hand, 4/13/09
           Innovation Is in the Details, March 31, 2009
           A Postsecondary Degree or Credential in Every Pot,
           February 26, 2009
           Making Students More College-Ready and Colleges
           More Student-Ready, October 8, 2008
           College-Ready Students, Student-Ready Colleges,
           August 12, 2008
           There’s More to College than Just Getting In, 4/23/08
           Hollywood Ending: Union Wins an Employee Victory,
           February 13, 2008
           Stimulus that Works: Senate Correct to Focus on
Slide 47   Unemployment Insurance, February 6, 2008
           Center for American Progress
           • 3 new papers :
           • Re-imagining Community Colleges in the
             21st Century
           • Models Of Postsecondary Success For
             Low-Income Adults And Youth:
             Community College And Workforce
             System Partnerships
           • Community College and Apprenticeship
             as Collaborative Routes to Rewarding
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             Careers
           Working Learners in Minnesota




            * Center for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) and National
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            Center for Higher Education Management Systems (2000)
           Moving Forward
           As we serve the working adults without 2-
           year college degrees, diplomas, or
           certificates be:
           • An observer
           • A listener
           • An active participant


                  BE A COLLABORATOR, BE A
                          CHANGE AGENT
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           For More Information


           Please contact:
           Shari L. Olson, Ph.D.
           System Director
           American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
           651-296-1412
           shari.olson@so.mnscu.edu


           “Education is the most powerful weapon you can
             use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela
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