Continuing Education At TCC: Current Status and Recommendations for Growth Presented by Dr. Mary Wolfgang Director Continuing Education Training Hours 70,000 The number of hours 60,000 of training has 50,000 increased substantially 40,000 30,000 Hours of each year 20,000 Training 10,000 0 1999- 2001- 2000 2002 1999-2000 2000-2001 2001-2002 Hours of Training 47,997 51,100 66,080 Continuing Education Students 4,000 3,500 3,000 2,500 2,000 #Students 1,500 1,000 500 0 1995 1996 2000 2001 1995 1996 2000 2001 #Students 1,595 3,660 3,469 2,783 Continuing Education Programs Computer Training: basic office skills & high end tech training Insurance classes Online courses Health & Dental classes Business Writing Real Estate Continuing Education Programs Office management classes Early Childhood Classes Construction/Building classes Leadership Skills Contract Training Online Courses Served 117 small $3,500 $3,000 businesses online, $2,500 through Chamber $2,000 Monthly Invoices Partnership-see $1,500 $1,000 attachment A $500 Program $0 2000-01 Jan-May 2-Jun July-Aug 02 Growth=billing growth 2000-01 Jan-May 02 2-Jun July-Aug Monthly Invoices $200 $850 $3,200 $1,500 Over 300 courses now Conferences Habitat for Humanity Arbitration Early Childhood Great Florida Fire School Contract Training Partners Tallahassee Chamber Florida Commission Scholarship Program on Community Agency for Health Service Care Administration Association Department of Management Training Environmental Leon County Schools Protection Department of FDLE Insurance Revenues Earned for the College 1999-2000 revenues 350,000 were $151,333 300,000 2000-2001 revenues 250,000 were $218,317 200,000 150,000 Gross 2001-2002 revenues 100,000 Revenues were $333,023 50,000 0 This shows 120 % 1999- 2001- revenue increase over 2000 2002 3 years. Revenues after Direct Instruction Net revenues after 140,000 Instructors’ salaries, 120,000 100,000 and books, reached a 80,000 high of $125,000 60,000 Net during the last 40,000 Revenue academic year. 20,000 0 1999- 2001- 2000 2002 Current Adult & Continuing Education Staff Dr. Wolfgang, Director Jean Hancock, Program Specialist Vera Wirick, Office Manager Bridget Elwell, OPS Recommendations for CE Growth at TCC 1. Marketing Budget 2. Product Development Investment 3. Program Specialist for Workforce Expansion, through more open enrollment and contract classes for business and government 4. Staff Assistant for Customer Service 5. Additional Adjunct dollars 6. Program Specialist for Community Education to expand community education courses, and to attract community groups to utilize the campus facilities and programs Marketing Investment Create a marketing plan and budget to generate a target income of $450,000. Raise the visibility of our programs and products Rule of thumb promotion costs is 10-15% of target income. ($45,000-67,500) Product & Program Development Purchase new high quality leadership and management products, including, Achieve Global(Zenger Miller), Zigler materials, and popular press business and management programs. Recommend $20,000 in program development funds, to offer popular, quality programs to our community. Offer incentives for TCC faculty to develop online or special custom products & programs Program Specialist for Workforce Education Expand current OPS functions of contract training, and open enrollment for continuing workforce education. Add $20,000 to current OPS budget for full time position. Staff Assistant Staff Assistant to handle front desk inquiries, data entry, and customer service inquiries. $20,000 Additional Adjunct Dollars An investment of $10,000 in adjunct salary dollars will provide 20 hours of training for at least 200- 500 additional persons, assuming the instructor receives pay of $24-$25 per hour, and each class has from 10-30 participants. If we expand the course offerings, and successfully attract community participants, we will need to have adjunct dollars in the budget to pay for instruction. Community Education and the Arts Expand Community Education open enrollment courses Network with community groups to bring them to campus Work with Communication/Humanities Division to expand non-credit programs and events Marketing Budget Cost? $45,000-65,000 Benefits? Increased community awareness Improved community participation Intensifies continuous program evaluation and innovation Product Development Investment Cost? $15,000-20,000 Benefits? Insures quality program offerings Expands program choices for consumers Provides curriculum support for adjuncts Will attract more work force participation Staff Assistant for Customer Service Cost? $20,000 Benefits? Promotes TCC programs Connects community members to learning opportunities Increases numbers of satisfied continuing education participants Additional Adjunct Dollars Cost? $10,000 Benefits? This will: Increase student participation by 200- 500 students Increase course offerings Diversify adjunct pool Program Specialist for Community Education Cost? $35,000 Benefits? This will Attract more community members and groups to campus Maximize the use of the campus for the community Enrich the cultural life of the community Become a self-supporting program Fill an educational void Thank you for your attention!
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