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Frances Close fclose@valdosta.edu 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

9.2%

861,000

580,000

590,000

483,000


(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


Year

Beginning Cohort

Graduated in 3­years

Graduation

2006­2009

19,306

5,495

28.5

2005­2008

18,570

4,909

26.4

2004­2007

20,033

5,748

28.7

2003­2006

20,721

5,752

27.8

2002­2005

21,319

5,946

27.9

(Data extracted from NCES IPEDS, 2011)


Commissioner: Ronald Jackson State Board Members Central Office Accountability Strategic Plan Publications


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Oversees the state's technical colleges, ADULT literacy programs, and a host of economic and workforce development programs

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There are 25 technical colleges, 2 university systems, 31 satellite campuses.


Wiregrass Georgia Technical 

College­ Valdosta and East 

College­ Appalachian, 

Central Technical Colleges

Chattahoochee, and North 

Southern Crescent Technical 

Metro Technical Colleges 

College Griffin Technical 

Valley and Northwestern 

Technical College

Technical Colleges

Oconee Fall Line Technical  College Sandersville Technical 

Georgia Northwestern  Technical College­ Coosa 

College and Flint River  

Chattahoochee Technical 

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


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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.

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Ei ght outcomes wer e esta bl i shed to moni tor pr ogr ess.


1: TCSG Credit Enrollment 

2: Full­Time Equivalent Students 

3: Graduates

4: TCSG Retention Rate 

5: Adult Education Student Progress

6: Maintain SREB Tuition Ranking

7: Custom Contract Training

8: Quick Start and Job Creation  


Benefits, Health 

Training and 

and Retirement

Organizational

Employment

Development

New Hire

Transferring In

Rehire

Payroll Services

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


quickstart.htm


http://www.collegethatworks.com/


Programs that use the best  available technology and  offer easy access to  lifelong education and  training for all adult  Georgians and corporate  citizens.


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UNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS ARE SKEWED TCSG ENROLLMENT HAS INCREASE 83%  FROM 2000­2009 THE REAL DILEMMA IS   

STRUCTURE­THE SOLUTION   

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

HUMAN RESOURCES  

INVEST IN EMPLOYEES 

PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR TEACHERS TRANSFERING IN/OUT OF SYSTEM

POLITICAL  

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

SYMBOLISM 

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

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