Frances Close email@example.com Valdosta State University ACED 7500
U.S. HIGH UNEMPLOYMENT IS A RESULT OF NOT ENOUGH qualified workers to fill skilled positions.
Unemplo yment rate 6/2011
Busines s and service industry NEW hires
Busines s and Services unfilled jobs
Educatio n Health Vacant positions
Education and Health New hires
(Data extracted from NCES IPEDS, 2011)
2000 Census: 21.4% or over 1 million Georgia residents 25 and
older do not have a high school diploma. 40% of that 21.4%, or 393,000 adults, have less than a ninth grade education.
A U.S. Department of Labor study: literacy problems in the southeast cost employers
nearly $57.2 billion annually In Georgia low literacy skills in the workplace cost employers 2.1 billion annually.
All technical college graduation rates <%50
Graduated in 3years
(Data extracted from NCES IPEDS, 2011)
Commissioner: Ronald Jackson State Board Members Central Office Accountability Strategic Plan Publications
Oversees the state's technical colleges, ADULT literacy programs, and a host of economic and workforce development programs
There are 25 technical colleges, 2 university systems, 31 satellite campuses.
Wiregrass Georgia Technical
College Valdosta and East
Central Technical Colleges
Chattahoochee, and North
Southern Crescent Technical
Metro Technical Colleges
College Griffin Technical
Valley and Northwestern
Oconee Fall Line Technical College Sandersville Technical
Georgia Northwestern Technical College Coosa
College and Flint River
Southeastern Technical College Southeastern and
College and Heart of Georgia
Swainsboro Technical Colleges
Technical College now named
West Georgia Technical College West Central and West Georgia Technical Colleges
A Str a tegi c Pl a n wa s a dopted i n October 2010 a fter i dea s fr om sta kehol der s wer e a na l yzed a nd l ea der shi p cr a fted a str a tegi c fr a mewor k pl a n for 2012 to pr esent to the sta te boa r d.
Ei ght outcomes wer e esta bl i shed to moni tor pr ogr ess.
1: TCSG Credit Enrollment
2: FullTime Equivalent Students
4: TCSG Retention Rate
5: Adult Education Student Progress
6: Maintain SREB Tuition Ranking
7: Custom Contract Training
8: Quick Start and Job Creation
Facts and Forms
T CSG GEORGI A LEARN -
Learning Enhancement and Academic Resource network
Faculty Development Institute (FDI) DESIGNED to provide instructors with
instructional methods, techniques and information to effectively teach. Two phases for 1824 months.
Professional Development (GA LEARN) DESIGNED to train faculty to teach effectively
in TCSG environment with 4 weeks of online training modules.
On Feb. 17, 2009, the U. S. Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (Public Law 1115). A significant part of the legislation allocates billions of dollars in grants for community and technical colleges to participate more directly in workforce preparation. The enrollment growth in technical and community colleges is in direct response to these needs and opportunities.
Related Links Council on Occupational Education (COE) www.council.org Georgia College 411 www.gacollege411.org Georgia Department of Education (GA DOE) www.k12.ga.us Georgia Department of Education's (GA DOE's) Career, Technical & Agricultural Education (CTAE) www.k12.ga.us/ci_ta Georgia Hire www.GEORGIAHIRE.com New Georgia Encyclopedia www.georgiaencyclopedia.org Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (COC) www.sacscoc.org Technical College Directors Association www.gatcda.org Technical College Foundation Association www.tcfaga.org United States Department of Education (US DOE) www.ed.gov Workforce Investment Act (WIA) eligible Provider List www.gcic.edu/gawi
DUAL ENROLLMENT HOPE CAREER ACADEMIES JOINT ENROLLMENT ARTICULATED CREDIT The Georgia Youth
Apprenticeship Program (YAP) 2,000 hours OTT, 144 classroom hours
ACCEL: funds to pursue
an associate or baccalaureate degree while in high school Move On When Ready (MOWR) is a 2009 state law allows 11th,
12th grade high school students to take all of their courses at a TCSG college
Programs that use the best available technology and offer easy access to lifelong education and training for all adult Georgians and corporate citizens.
UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS ARE SKEWED TCSG ENROLLMENT HAS INCREASE 83% FROM 20002009 THE REAL DILEMMA IS
25 YEARS AND OLDER 21.4% WITHOUT DIPLOMA HIGH COSTS TO EMPLOYERS GRADUATION RATES OF TCSG’S STUDENTS <%50 MERGERS ALLOW SCHOOLS TO GROW ACCOUNTABILITY IN PLACE FOR EVALUATION PROGRAM
INVEST IN EMPLOYEES
PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR TEACHERS TRANSFERING IN/OUT OF SYSTEM
i.e.. RETIREMENT SYSTEM and TRAINING
QUICK START’S RELATIONSHIP WITH HIGH DOLLAR INDUSTRIES THAT EMPLOY SKILLED WORKERS LINKS TO TCSG’s PARTNERSHIPS WITH EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
PROGRAMS THAT EMPHASIZE MISSION
i.e.. COLLEGE THAT WORKS, GO BUILD GEORGIA
Boggs, Olivia, M. (2011) Addressing the graduation dilemma in technical and community colleges. (unpublished) Valdosta State University. Valdosta, GA Google Images (2011). http://images.google.com/ NCES (2011) College Navigator U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/? s=GA&l=3&ct=1&ic=2
TCSG (2011) The Technical College System of Georgia, Atlanta, GA.
http://www.tcsg.edu/all_documents/2010_Directory_v3.pdf U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (2011) Occupational Outlook Handbook, Washington, D.C. Office of Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections. http://www.bls.gov/oco/oco2003.htm#education
Published on Jul 14, 2012