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									Community College 101:
 An Iowa Perspective


      Presentation at the Family Literacy RFP Workshop
                           The Hotel at Gateway Center
                                            Ames, Iowa

                                Frankie Santos Laanan
                                  Principal Investigator
                                 Iowa State University

                                         May 23, 2005
           Acknowledgements

   Guest Speakers
   Iowa Department of Education, Division
    of Community Colleges and Workforce
    Preparation
   Workshop Participants
   ISU Research Team


                          ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
            Iowa State University
               Research Team

 Frankie Santos Laanan, Principal Investigator
  and Assistant Professor (laanan@iastate.edu)
 Soko Starobin, Postdoctoral Research Associate
  (starobin@iastate.edu)
 Elizabeth Cox, Research Associate
  (coxe@iastate.edu)
 Jonathan Compton, Research Associate
  (jcompton@iastate.edu)

                             ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
www.public.iastate.edu/~laanan/doe/doe.html
             Iowa Community Colleges
          Fiscal Year Unduplicated Credit
                   Enrollment

   Credit Enrollment                 120,000                                   116,439

    has increased                     115,000                        111,745    +
    18.09% from 2001                                                            4.20%
                                      110,000
    to 2004.                                             105,719       +
                           Students

                                                                       5.70%
                                      105,000
                                                98,602     +
   Growth appears to                 100,000              7.22%


    be slowing but still               95,000
    follows an upward
    trend.                             90,000
                                                  2001      2002         2003      2004
                                                               Fiscal Year
                 Iowa Community Colleges
          Enrollments in Arts & Sciences Programs
         and Career & Technical Education Programs
Percentage of Enrollment

   Arts & Science
      – Fiscal Year 2001-                      80,000                                   73,735          75,171
                                                                        70,642
          67.93%                               70,000
                                                          66,984
      – Fiscal Year 2004-
                                               60,000
          64.56%                  Enrollment
                                               50,000
                                                                                        34,162          37,143
   Career and Technical                       40,000                    31,639
                                                          28,867
    Education                                  30,000
      – Fiscal Year 2001-                      20,000
         29.28%                                10,000      2,751         3,438           3,848          4,125
      – Fiscal Year 2004-                          0
         31.90%                                            2001           2002           2003           2004
                                                                              Fiscal Year
   Both Arts & Science and
    Career & Technical                           Arts & Science
      – Fiscal Year 2001- 2.79%                  Career & Technical Education
                                                 Both Arts & Science and Career & Technical Education
      – Fiscal Year 2004- 3.54%
             Iowa Community Colleges
Condition of Community Colleges: 2004 Highlights

Non-Credit Enrollments
 Unduplicated non-credit student enrollment totals
  302,994, having decreased approximately 13%
  from FY01 to FY04.
 Part of this decrease is due to changes in
  reporting requirements that were implemented
  during FY04.
 Total contact hours decreased 25% from FY01 to
  FY04. Part of this decrease is also due to
  changes in reporting requirements implemented
  in FY04.

                              ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
             Iowa Community Colleges
Condition of Community Colleges: 2004 Highlights

Non-Credit Enrollments
 The largest enrollment type in non-credit are in the
  “Enhance Employability/Academic Success” (EE)
  area.
 “Enhance Employability” is defined as the intent and
  content of courses which are designed for the specific
  purposes of upgrading the skills of persons presently
  employed and retraining persons for employment.
 “Academic Success” is defined as the advancement of a
  person’s knowledge in traditional educational studies.

                                 ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
             Iowa Community Colleges
Condition of Community Colleges: 2004 Highlights


Adult Literacy Program
  76% of the enrollees who indicated their program goal was to
   obtain employment achieved that objective.
  88% of the enrollees who indicated their program goal was to
   retrain employment achieved that objective.
  74% of the enrollees who indicated their program goal was to
   obtain a GED or adult secondary school diploma achieved that
   objective.
  46% of the enrollees who indicated their program goal was to
   enter postsecondary education or training achieved that goal.



                                        ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
             Iowa Community Colleges
Condition of Community Colleges: 2004 Highlights

Adult Literacy Program
  The most significant educational benchmark gains were observed
   for the English-as-a Second Language instructional program.
  90% educational gains benchmarks met or exceeded the
   negotiated benchmark levels.
  90% of Iowa’s adult basic education learners are between the ages
   of 16-44 (17% between 16-18; 32% between 19-24; and 41%
   between 25-44)
  Adult literacy program enrollment by gender is 47% male.
  Minority populations represented 45% of the total served in Iowa’s
   adult basic education program.



                                         ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
                  Iowa Community College
                    Minority Enrollment
                   Fiscal Year 2001-2004
   Black enrollment is
    the largest
    minority group as                  5000
    well as the fastest                4500
    growing.                           4000
                                       3500
                          Enrollment

                                       3000
   Hispanic                           2500

    enrollment has                     2000
                                       1500
    surpassed the                      1000
    Asian enrollment                    500
    during the period                     0
                                                 2001        2002                2003              2004
    shown.
                                                                    Fiscal Year

                                          American Indian   Asian        Black          Hispanic
              Iowa Community Colleges
          Unduplicated Non-Credit Enrollment
               Fiscal Years 2001-2004

   Unduplicated
    Non-Credit
                                                             360,000
    Enrollments                                                        347,578
                                                             350,000
    continue to
                                   Unduplicated Non-Credit
    decline.                                                 340,000              331,948
                                                                                             326,334
                                        Enrollment
                                                             330,000
                                                             320,000
Note: New Fiscal Year 2004
    Reporting Requirements                                   310,000                                    302,994
    instituted the exclusion of
    ineligible programs such as:                             300,000
    conferences, special events,
    testing, and staff                                       290,000
    development
                                                             280,000
                                                                       2001      2002       2003       2004
                                                                                   Fiscal Year
                  Iowa Community Colleges
               Duplicated Non-Credit Enrollment
                    Fiscal Years 2001-2004

   Duplicated
    Non-Credit
    Enrollments
                                                      700,000
    continue to
                                                                 684,853
                                                      680,000               672,910
    decline.                  Duplicated Non-Credit
                                                      660,000                          653,974
                                                      640,000
                                   Enrollment

                                                      620,000
Note: New Fiscal Year 2004                            600,000
                                                                                                  575,637
   Reporting Requirements                             580,000
   instituted the exclusion
                                                      560,000
   of ineligible programs
   such as: conferences,                              540,000
   special events, testing,                           520,000
   and staff development                                        2001       2002       2003       2004
                                                                             Fiscal Year
         Iowa Community Colleges

     “The mission of Iowa’s System of
Community Colleges in the 21st Century is to
   provide a world-class educational and
 community services to meet the needs of
           the people of Iowa.”


Source: Shaping the Future: A Five-Year Plan for Iowa’s System of Community Colleges, 2001.



                                                          ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership
   Family Literacy Listserve


famlit-iowa@iastate.edu

 To join the Family Literacy-Iowa Listserve,
 email Elizabeth Cox at coxe@iastate.edu
For More Information
         Iowa Department of Education

                William Silag, Ph.D.
              Administrative Consultant
     Office: 515.281.3615; Fax: 515.281.6544
             E-mail: bill.silag@iowa.gov

                   Sally Schroeder
             Consultant, Adult Education
     Office: 515.281.3640; Fax: 515.281.6544
          E-mail: sally.schroeder@iowa.gov


              Iowa State University

            Frankie Santos Laanan, Ph.D.
    Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor
     Office: 515.294.7292; Fax: 515.294.4942
             E-mail: laanan@iastate.edu

                   Elizabeth Cox
                Research Associate
     Office: 515.294.7391; Fax: 515.294.4942
             E-mail: coxe@iastate.edu


                                      ISU-Iowa Department of Education Partnership

								
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