Community Colleges = Economic Development by wyf14327


									Community Colleges =
Economic Development

       2004 BUSINET
•   About Community Colleges
•   Community College Students
•   Revenue Sources
•   What do we do
•   Certificate and Associate Degree Programs
•   First Responders/Public Service
•   Allied Health Degree Programs
•   U.S. Auto Maps: Top 200 Counties
•   Community Colleges and Branch Campuses in
    the US
     Maricopa Community College
           Summary (Cont.)

•   Auto Programs
•   Automotive Technology Programs
•   Facilities and Equipment
•   Industry Collaboration
      Macomb Community College
          Summary (Cont.)

•   Automotive Technology Programs
•   Programs in Progress
•   Industry Collaboration
•   Coalitions
      Greenville Technical College
           Summary (Cont.)

•   Automotive Technology Programs
•   Programs in Progress
•   Customized Training
•   Facilities and Equipment
•   Challenging the Image of Auto Careers
•   Industry Collaboration
   Tri-County Technical College
         Summary (Cont.)

• Automotive Technology Programs
• Programs Content
• Industry Collaboration
     Community Colleges

An invention placing public higher education within
geographic reach of most Americans

Now 1,158 community colleges

Award annually over 480,000 associate degrees
and over 230,000 occupational certificates

95% of business and other customers recommend
workforce education and training sources to others
Community College Students
      Enrollment: 11.5 Million Students

         5 Million        Credit
           43%          6.5 Million
 Community College Students

61% attend part-time

54% work full-time

Average age: 29

Community college students represent:
    - 46% of all U.S. undergraduates
    - 45% of U.S. first-time college freshmen

29% transfer to 4-year institutions
Community College Students Represent

56% of Hispanic undergraduates

47% of African-American undergraduates

48% of Asian/Pacific Islander undergraduates

57% of Indian/Native American undergraduates

47% of undergraduates with disabilities
         Revenue Sources
45% State Funds
22% Tuition and Fees
17% Local Funds
6% Federal Funds
11% Other
American Association of Community Colleges
Primary advocacy and membership organization for
community colleges

Represents about 94% of U.S. community colleges

Provides national voice for community colleges

Promotes greater access to and accountability
for higher education

Promotes community colleges as workforce
development providers
Fosters partnerships among community colleges
and stakeholders

Provides education and labor market related
information and research to policy makers,
business, and other entities

Supports learning and networking opportunities to
benefit students and employers

Facilitates collaboration and teamwork among
colleges, businesses and other stakeholders

Locations across the country
      Top Five Certificate and Associate
              Degree Programs
Certificates                        Number of Awards
Health Professions                       64,880
Business Management                      37,109
Mechanics and Repairers                  18,128
Protective Services                      17,483
Vocational Home Economics                11,534
Associate Degree
Liberal Arts/General Studies             196,358
Business Management                       71,515
Health Professions                        65,197
Engineering-related Technologies          19,164
Computer and Information Sciences         17,590
     First Responder/Public Service

Close to 80% of our nation’s first responders --
firefighters, law enforcement officers and emergency
medical technicians -- are credentialed by community

Approximately 50% of registered nurses and the
majority of allied health professionals are educated
by community colleges
  First Responder/Public Service
Community colleges offer a broad array of first
responder and public safety programs including:

Allied health/medical technicians
Emergency management
Energy – power grid management & pipeline security
Environmental health and safety
Fire sciences
Food safety
Law enforcement
   Allied Health Degree Programs
Dental hygiene
Diagnostic medical sonography
Emergency medical services
Health information management
Medical laboratory technology
Nuclear medicine
Physical therapy
Physician’s assistant
Radiation therapy/Radiology tech
Respiratory therapy
Veterinary technology
     U.S. Auto Maps: Top 200 Counties

Top 200 U.S counties, ranked by dollars earned from the auto industry

Locations of community colleges in proximity of 200 highlighted

Auto industry employee earnings per capita in 200 highlighted counties

Locations of community colleges in proximity of 200 highlighted

Select state and county maps, highlighting community colleges
Example Community College Auto Programs

          - Maricopa Community Colleges

                  - Macomb Community College

South Carolina
       - Greenville Technical College
        -Tri-County Technical College
                 * Data collected through personal interviews *
 Maricopa Community Colleges
Automotive Technology Programs
      - AAS in Automotive Technology
      - Certificates – Multiple Subjects
      - Dealership Internships
      - GM ASEP, started in 1984
      - Ford ASSET, started in 1986
      - DaimlerChrysler, started in 1993

Enrollment: Maximum 24 students

Length: 8-wk classes, followed by 8-wk internship

Size: 5 Full-time and 10 Part time automotive faculty
  Maricopa Community Colleges
     Facilities & Equipment:
         Glendale Community College

Aprox 50,000 square feet of building, valued at
$4.5 MIL

8 Large lab/classroom areas

Large outside covered garage with lifts

Comprehensive tool / equipment room

NAFTEF/ASE Certified
   Maricopa Community Colleges
       Industry Collaboration
General Motors, Ford, Daimler Chrysler

Factory sponsored programs supported by AZ dealerships

Each dealership donates $65-85,000 worth of cars,
equipment, tools, scholarships annually

All students sponsored and paid by dealership

Advisory Committee involvement

MCC is the designated Raytheon Training Center for GM

In Progress: Adding a 2nd Ford and GM Class
  Macomb Community College
Automotive Technology Programs
        - Vehicle Design
        - Tool Fixture & Die Design
        - CNC Programming & Machining
        - Apprenticeships: DaimlerChrysler, Ford, GM, and tier &
        2 suppliers
        - DaimlerChrysler Training: Cutting tool, and
        - Automotive Technology for GM and DaimlerChrysler

Students: Total enrolled = 648 in Skilled Trades & Apprentice
        - Tuition paid by employer = 497 (77%)
        - Students on TAP funds = 33 (5%)
        - Students not paid by company = 118 (18%)
        Macomb Community College
          Programs In Progress
        - Descriptive Geometry Training
        - Unigraphics training for suppliers

Awareness seminar for fuel cell technology

Systems / troubleshooting curriculum for work cells

Mechanic Metallurgy, Static’s and Strength’s Material course for

Mecomtronics Program may be funded by NSF

Manufacturing Engineering in partnership with University of
Detroit Mercy, Schoolcraft & SME

Six Sigma black belt and design & Lean Manufacturing
     Macomb Community College
       Industry Collaboration

GM contributing a welding cell valued at $1.3 MIL

GM, Ford, DaimlerChrysler donate vehicles

GM, Ford, DaimlerChrysler, Visteon and small companies are
represented on boards

Scholarships through Tooldex
       Macomb Community College
University of Detroit Mercy, Schoolcraft and SME

Design and Manufacturing Alliance: Industry and educators
from throughout region

National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers

Auto Industry Action Group

Automotive Manufacturing Consortium

Macomb Industrial Network

American Society of Quality
  Greenville Technical College
Automotive Technology Programs
Associate Degree
      - Auto Service Training (50 students)
      - GM ASSET Program (50 Students)

Industrial Technology Certificates / Program Areas
(10-15 additional students)
       - Automotive Air Conditioning
       - Automotive Manual Transmission
       - Breaks, Steering, Suspension
       - Engine Electrical
       - Engine Performance

Apprenticeships / Coop Programs
      - 10 weeks of study
      - followed by 5 weeks of work at business site
     Greenville Technical College
        Programs in Progress

Street Rods and Customizing Certificate

Motor Sports Technology Program
      - NSF grant pending
      - will work with middle schools to recreate
      the image of auto careers
     Greenville Technical College
        Customized Training

For GM
      - Base breaks – dealer tech
      - Fork lift training

Carmax uses college facility to conduct staff
     Greenville Technical College
       Facilities & Equipment

New 94,000 square foot facility

Multimedia classrooms with LCD’s and laptops

Image: Facility looks like a showroom floor to
create a positive and exciting image of training for
the auto industry
     Greenville Technical College
Challenging the Image of Auto Careers
     Greenville Technical College
       Industry Collaboration
Strong partnership with General Motors

GM donates
     - cutting edge equipment
     - new cars

Through the Curriculum Committee, GM
      - sends GTC staff around country to visit other
      college campus programs
      - creates embedded course materials
  Tri-County Technical College
Automotive Technology Programs
Associates Degrees
      - Electronics Engineering Technology
      - Engineering Graphics Technology
      - General Engineering Technology
      - Industrial Electronics Technology
      - Machine Tool Technology



On-Site Customized Training
    Tri-County Technical College
         Programs Content

Non-Credit / Customized Training:
      - Supervisory Development Certificate
      - Communication and Teambuilding
      - Project Management
      - 8D Problem Solving
      - ISO/QS 9000 Implementation
      - ISO/QS 9000 Internal Auditor
      - Advanced Quality Courses
      - OSHA 30 Hour General Safety
      - Lean Manufacturing
      - Total Productive Maintenance
      - Maintenance Training and Troubleshooting
    Tri-County Technical College
        Industry Collaboration

Representatives on College Foundation Board as
well as on advisory committees
     College Cooperative Education =
Partnerships Between Education & Industry

            National Commission
            Cooperative Education

               2004 BUSINET
“Cooperative Education joins theory and practice
and links education and industry
through knowledge and experience.”

           - Dean Herman Schneider
             University of Cincinnati
             Founder of Cooperative Education
            A Formal Definition

“College cooperative education is formally
recognized as an academic program integrating
classroom learning and productive work
experiences in a field related to a student’s
academic and career goals. Co-op provides
students with progressive learning experiences
integrating theory and practice. As an academic
program, co-op serves as a partnership among
students, educational institutions and


The National Commission is dedicated to the
advancement of the highest quality college-level
cooperative education.

                 Board of Trustees

• College & University Presidents
• Corporate Executives
• Government & Association Executives


“Best Practices”
“Corporate Symposium”


• National Merit Co-op Scholarship Program
• Co-op Hall of Fame
• Public Awareness Campaigns
• Student & Parent Response Center
• Co-op Research Consortium
• Corporate Symposia
• National Advocacy
 These NCCE programs are designed to serve the
 interests and needs of multiple audiences including:

• High School Students        • College & University
• High School Guidance          Presidents
  Counselors                  • Community College
• Human Resource                Transfer Students
  Executives                  • Admissions & Financial Aid
• Co-op Professionals &         Deans
  Institutional Researchers   • Distinguished Cooperative
                                Education Alumni

Diverse Program Models

• Alternating
• Parallel
• Summer Sessions
• Mandatory – Optional
• Entry Points
• Multiple Opportunities
• Two – Four – Five Year Options
Diverse Program Models
• Experiential Continuum
• Professional Practices
• Institutional Diversity

University Division              Community College Division

•   Antioch College              •   LaGuardia Community College
•   Johnson & Wales University   •   Waukesha County Technical College
•   Kettering University         •   El Paso Community College
•   Miami Dade College           •   Cincinnati State Technical &
•   Drexel University                Community College
•   Northeastern University

 Over 50,000 employers participate in
  cooperative education, including multi-national
  corporations, small businesses, government
  agencies and non-profit organizations.

 Approximately 80% of the Fortune 500
  companies employ co-op students.
Co-op positions are available in most professional fields including:

• Chemicals and Petroleum
• Health Services
• Communications
• Hotel and Restaurant Management
• Computers & Electronics
• Manufacturing
• Education
• Media and the Arts
• Environmental Services
• Public and Private Utilities
• Financial Services
• Public Relations
• Government
• Retail Trade
• Transportation

Economic Impact

Drexel University co-op students earn about $90
million a year in wages and pay almost $3 million
in state taxes and over $2 million in city of
Philadelphia wage taxes.

Current Challenges & Interests
 Perception & Familiarity
 Impact Research
 Integrated Learning Models
 Quality Co-op Experiences
 Partnerships
 International Collaborations

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