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DELIVERING A DEMAND LED SYSTEM IN THE U.S. THE ALAMO COMMUNITY COLLEGES APPROACH LEARNING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY NO...
Opportunities for Improvement
HOWDY  Y’ALL!
Texas
San Antonio, Texas
Alamo Community Colleges Service Area
The Alamo Community Colleges
San Antonio
The Alamo
REMEMBER THE ALAMO! <ul><li>40 Irish/Scots/English of 185 died at the Alamo </li></ul><ul><li>Davy Crockett and William Ba...
Mission San Jose Photo from  SACVB
The Riverwalk WWW.VISITSANANTONIO.COM
The Riverwalk at Christmas Photo from SACVB/Al Rendon
THE CLUSTER MODEL: THE 5 KEY ELEMENTS <ul><li>DESCRIBE THE CLUSTER MODEL   </li></ul><ul><li>ANALYZING THE DEMAND AND SUPP...
ELEMENT # 1: THE CLUSTER MODEL <ul><li>“ A cluster is a geographically  proximate group of interconnected companies and as...
Successful Cluster Initiatives Build Comprehensive  Economic Foundation Approach PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Invest in world-c...
In successful regions Clusters and Foundations support one another in a “Vital Cycle” Quality Economic Foundations Media N...
THE CLUSTERS MODEL <ul><li>Community’s vision of the job’s it wants: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualitative approach to job cre...
San Antonio’s Clusters <ul><li>Aerospace/Military* </li></ul><ul><li>IT & Telecom* </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive/Advanced M...
ELEMENT 2: ANALYZING THE SUPPLY AND DEMAND:
WHY USE CLUSTERS TO MEET DEMAND? <ul><li>Provides discrete analysis of needs and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides ...
21st Century Jobs Source - U.S. Department of Commerce - 21st. Century Skills for 21st. Century Jobs <ul><li>In 1950  </li...
State of Texas  Education Attainment Gaps Source: Texas State Data Center
An Industry Cluster-Based Approach to What do we Teach? <ul><li>Survey of Occupations;  </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Ca...
CONCEPTUALIZING WHERE AND HOW MANY NEEDED? <ul><li>Quantitative analysis of employment and payroll data; </li></ul><ul><li...
ANALYZING THE SUPPLY <ul><li>THECB- Closing the Gaps by 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>Census data: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Educatio...
ELEMENT #3: PARTNERING <ul><li>Requires “AGGRESSIVELY BEING AT THE TABLE” </li></ul><ul><li>DOL (Alamo WorkSource) </li></...
“ HIP-TO-HIP” WITH THE EDUCATION PARTNERS <ul><li>Dual Credit </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Prep </li></ul><ul><li>Early College ...
MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT <ul><li>Program Advisory Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings with cluster CEO’s </li></ul><ul><li>...
ELEMENT 4: ASSESSMENTS AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS:
DETERMINING COMPETENCIES TO  MEET DEMAND <ul><ul><li>Key: Build  Employers  into Academic Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
DETERMINING THE STANDARDS <ul><li>Company Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World Class Norms within Company </li></ul></u...
ELEMENT 5: SUCCESS EXAMPLES: THE ALAMO ACADEMIES AND SHARED GOVERNANCE
THREE ACADEMIES <ul><li>AEROSPACE </li></ul><ul><li>MANUFACTURING </li></ul><ul><li>INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SECURITY </li><...
ACADEMIES: Plus <ul><li>Space Camp </li></ul><ul><li>P16 Plus of Greater Bexar County </li></ul><ul><li>San Antonio City E...
ACADEMY PARTNERS <ul><li>The City of San Antonio </li></ul><ul><li>The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><...
ACADEMY BENEFITS <ul><li>STRUCTURE (CLUSTERS) </li></ul><ul><li>CURRICULUM – 2 +2 + 2 </li></ul><ul><li>INTIMATE BUSINESS ...
ETHNIC BACKGROUND Academies Hispanic Caucasian African-American Asian Aerospace 103 91 5 0 Info Technology and Security 87...
ACADEMY ENROLLMENT YTD Academy Max Applications* Juniors Seniors** Max Enrollment AAAA 107 64 48 112 ITSA 234 140 105 245 ...
ACADEMY OUTCOMES Academies Grads Cluster Jobs Other  Jobs Military College Moved Not Known AAAA 2002-2007 199 118 11 4 63 ...
ACADEMY GRADUATE STATISTICS <ul><li>368 graduates (98% continued higher education or obtained jobs with the Aerospace, Man...
DOL INVESTMENT IN ACC <ul><li>Texas Workforce Commission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$17 million to ACC in Skill Development In...
LOCKHEED MARTIN ACADEMY HIRING <ul><li>Since 2000, Lockheed Martin has employed  44 Academy graduates, over 13 percent of ...
SUMMARY <ul><li>THE CLUSTER MODEL PROVIDES VISION & STRUCTURE </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS MUST DRIVE THE PIPELINE </li></ul...
PIPELINE CHALLENGES <ul><li>THIS IS COLLEGE! </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS DON’T WANT TO MISS OUT </li></ul><ul><li>MANY STUD...
REFERENCES <ul><li>WWW.ACCD.EDU  (Chancellor) </li></ul><ul><li>Alamo WorkSource,  The Alamo Regional Industry Cluster Ana...
¡GRACIAS A TODOS!
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    1. 1. DELIVERING A DEMAND LED SYSTEM IN THE U.S. THE ALAMO COMMUNITY COLLEGES APPROACH LEARNING AND SKILLS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY NORTHERN IRELAND DR. BRUCE LESLIE, CHANCELLOR THE ALAMO COMMUNITY COLLEGES
    2. 2. Opportunities for Improvement
    3. 3. HOWDY Y’ALL!
    4. 4. Texas
    5. 5. San Antonio, Texas
    6. 6. Alamo Community Colleges Service Area
    7. 7. The Alamo Community Colleges
    8. 8. San Antonio
    9. 9. The Alamo
    10. 10. REMEMBER THE ALAMO! <ul><li>40 Irish/Scots/English of 185 died at the Alamo </li></ul><ul><li>Davy Crockett and William Barret Travis were descendents of Ulster Irish </li></ul><ul><li>Sam Houston, President of The Republic ofTexas, and First Governor of Texas, was of Irish heritage </li></ul>
    11. 11. Mission San Jose Photo from SACVB
    12. 12. The Riverwalk WWW.VISITSANANTONIO.COM
    13. 13. The Riverwalk at Christmas Photo from SACVB/Al Rendon
    14. 14. THE CLUSTER MODEL: THE 5 KEY ELEMENTS <ul><li>DESCRIBE THE CLUSTER MODEL </li></ul><ul><li>ANALYZING THE DEMAND AND SUPPLY </li></ul><ul><li>PARTNERING </li></ul><ul><li>ASSESSMENTS AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>SUCCESSFUL EXAMPLES – THE ACADEMIES </li></ul>
    15. 15. ELEMENT # 1: THE CLUSTER MODEL <ul><li>“ A cluster is a geographically proximate group of interconnected companies and associated institutions in a particular field , linked by commonalities and complementarities.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Michael Porter, Harvard University </li></ul>
    16. 16. Successful Cluster Initiatives Build Comprehensive Economic Foundation Approach PHYSICAL INFRASTRUCTURE Invest in world-class infrastructure that improves competitiveness of existing businesses and attracts outside investments BUSINESS CLIMATE Create a regulatory climate and tax structure that promotes strategic investment and encourages entrepreneurialism QUALITY OF LIFE Preserve existing assets and build new ones to attract and retain talent, ideas, and firms TECHNOLOGY Build R&D capacity to accelerate transition into higher value-added manufacturing and services FINANCIAL CAPITAL Create mechanisms to increase capital access to innovative startups and firms in strategic or high growth industries HUMAN RESOURCES Provide a skilled and adaptable workforce
    17. 17. In successful regions Clusters and Foundations support one another in a “Vital Cycle” Quality Economic Foundations Media New firms Attracted to The region New companies and industries formed in the region New people and Ideas drawn to the region Tourism Competitive Clusters Life Sciences Food Physical Infra- Structure Business Climate Quality Of Life Technology Financial Capital Human Resources Capital drawn into the region Energy Machinery Financial Services Information Technology
    18. 18. THE CLUSTERS MODEL <ul><li>Community’s vision of the job’s it wants: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Qualitative approach to job creation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defines and builds upon strengths of community </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. San Antonio’s Clusters <ul><li>Aerospace/Military* </li></ul><ul><li>IT & Telecom* </li></ul><ul><li>Automotive/Advanced Manufacturing* </li></ul><ul><li>Finance/Business/Professional Services* </li></ul><ul><li>Construction Materials & Equipment* </li></ul><ul><li>Health and Bio Science* </li></ul><ul><li>Apparel & Textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Oil & Gas </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism/Food Processing </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul>
    20. 20. ELEMENT 2: ANALYZING THE SUPPLY AND DEMAND:
    21. 21. WHY USE CLUSTERS TO MEET DEMAND? <ul><li>Provides discrete analysis of needs and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides way to organize ACC’s approach to meeting demand </li></ul><ul><li>Provides understanding of relevant employers with which to engage </li></ul><ul><li>Provides focus and measurable strategies </li></ul>
    22. 22. 21st Century Jobs Source - U.S. Department of Commerce - 21st. Century Skills for 21st. Century Jobs <ul><li>In 1950 </li></ul><ul><li>20% Professional </li></ul><ul><li>60% Unskilled </li></ul><ul><li>20% Skilled </li></ul><ul><li>In 1991 </li></ul><ul><li>20% Professional </li></ul><ul><li>35% Unskilled </li></ul><ul><li>45% Skilled </li></ul><ul><li>In 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>20% Professional </li></ul><ul><li>15% Unskilled </li></ul><ul><li>65% Skilled </li></ul><ul><li>In 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>20% Professional </li></ul><ul><li>5% Unskilled </li></ul><ul><li>75% Skilled </li></ul>
    23. 23. State of Texas Education Attainment Gaps Source: Texas State Data Center
    24. 24. An Industry Cluster-Based Approach to What do we Teach? <ul><li>Survey of Occupations; </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding Career Ladders; </li></ul><ul><li>Mapping of Skills; </li></ul><ul><li>Address Barriers and Gaps in System of Skill Acquisition. </li></ul>
    25. 25. CONCEPTUALIZING WHERE AND HOW MANY NEEDED? <ul><li>Quantitative analysis of employment and payroll data; </li></ul><ul><li>Qualitative research into the web of relationships in the cluster; </li></ul><ul><li>Validation with cluster employers; </li></ul>
    26. 26. ANALYZING THE SUPPLY <ul><li>THECB- Closing the Gaps by 2015 </li></ul><ul><li>Census data: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Education, literacy, participation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Unemployment Insurance Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows 5 - 10 year data </li></ul></ul><ul><li>School/College enrollment/graduation patterns (Skills Training) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifies lack of need/skill alignment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shows student skill preparedness </li></ul></ul><ul><li>CBO’s (Adult Learners) </li></ul><ul><li>Employers </li></ul>
    27. 27. ELEMENT #3: PARTNERING <ul><li>Requires “AGGRESSIVELY BEING AT THE TABLE” </li></ul><ul><li>DOL (Alamo WorkSource) </li></ul><ul><li>Chambers of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Associations (SAMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Local & State Economic Development (County/City) </li></ul><ul><li>Cluster Organizations (SABio) </li></ul><ul><li>Advisory Committees </li></ul><ul><li>P16 Councils </li></ul><ul><li>Individuals and Individual Companies </li></ul>
    28. 28. “ HIP-TO-HIP” WITH THE EDUCATION PARTNERS <ul><li>Dual Credit </li></ul><ul><li>Tech Prep </li></ul><ul><li>Early College High School </li></ul><ul><li>College Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Early Remediation </li></ul><ul><li>College Readiness/Curriculum Alignment </li></ul><ul><li>The Pathways Project </li></ul><ul><li>Employability Skills/Completion Rates </li></ul><ul><li>Automatic University Transfer </li></ul>
    29. 29. MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT <ul><li>Program Advisory Committees </li></ul><ul><li>Meetings with cluster CEO’s </li></ul><ul><li>On-going analysis of reports and meetings with: Chambers, Economic Development Organizations, DOL, Associations, Cluster Organizations, Legislators/Staff </li></ul>
    30. 30. ELEMENT 4: ASSESSMENTS AND CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS:
    31. 31. DETERMINING COMPETENCIES TO MEET DEMAND <ul><ul><li>Key: Build Employers into Academic Structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DACUM’s </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cluster/Association Reviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Advisory Committee Reviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Program Reviews </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build FUNDRAISING into Budget Development at each college </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build in Peer Reviews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinating Board Review every 3 years </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Program Accreditations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SACS College Accreditation </li></ul></ul></ul>
    32. 32. DETERMINING THE STANDARDS <ul><li>Company Information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World Class Norms within Company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Toyota utilizes TPS Global Standards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boeing & Lockheed Martin utilize international FAA standards and procedures </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rack Space utilizes CISCO, Red Hat, Oracle, and Microsoft certification standards </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-skill trend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>National Industrial Standards Manufacturing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>AMTEC (Automotive Manufacturing Training and Education Consortia) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    33. 33. ELEMENT 5: SUCCESS EXAMPLES: THE ALAMO ACADEMIES AND SHARED GOVERNANCE
    34. 34. THREE ACADEMIES <ul><li>AEROSPACE </li></ul><ul><li>MANUFACTURING </li></ul><ul><li>INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/SECURITY </li></ul>
    35. 35. ACADEMIES: Plus <ul><li>Space Camp </li></ul><ul><li>P16 Plus of Greater Bexar County </li></ul><ul><li>San Antonio City Employee Training </li></ul>
    36. 36. ACADEMY PARTNERS <ul><li>The City of San Antonio </li></ul><ul><li>The Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Industry Associations (SAMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Public Schools (Tech Prep & Dual Credit) </li></ul><ul><li>Area Universities </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Trinity University </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UTSA </li></ul></ul></ul>
    37. 37. ACADEMY BENEFITS <ul><li>STRUCTURE (CLUSTERS) </li></ul><ul><li>CURRICULUM – 2 +2 + 2 </li></ul><ul><li>INTIMATE BUSINESS AND SCHOOL SUPPORT </li></ul><ul><li>FUNDING </li></ul><ul><li>PROGRAM EQUIPMENT </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS: INTERNSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, JOBS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AND – 30 COLLEGE HOURS/CERTIFICATE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AND - TRANSFER TO UNIVERSITY </li></ul></ul>
    38. 38. ETHNIC BACKGROUND Academies Hispanic Caucasian African-American Asian Aerospace 103 91 5 0 Info Technology and Security 87 41 6 7 Manufacturing Technology 25 3 0 0 Total 215 135 11 7 Percentage 58% 37% 3% 2%
    39. 39. ACADEMY ENROLLMENT YTD Academy Max Applications* Juniors Seniors** Max Enrollment AAAA 107 64 48 112 ITSA 234 140 105 245 MTA 80 48 36 84 Total 421 252 189 441 * 40% attrition due to Accuplacer testing ** Assumes 25% attrition Junior to Senior year
    40. 40. ACADEMY OUTCOMES Academies Grads Cluster Jobs Other Jobs Military College Moved Not Known AAAA 2002-2007 199 118 11 4 63 1 2 ITSA 2004-2007 141 0 7 8 121 2 3 MTA 2005-2007 28 0 16 0 12 0 0 Total 368 118 34 12 196 3 5 Percentage 32% 9% 4% 53% 1% 1%
    41. 41. ACADEMY GRADUATE STATISTICS <ul><li>368 graduates (98% continued higher education or obtained jobs with the Aerospace, Manufacturing or IT Industries, or joined the Military </li></ul><ul><li>Last 2 graduating classes (125) awarded over $345,000 in Scholarships </li></ul><ul><li>Average starting hourly wage all graduates: $10.25 per hour </li></ul><ul><li>Average starting pay $27,730: Salary: $21,320 ($10.25 x 2080 hrs) plus ~ $6,400 in benefits </li></ul>
    42. 42. DOL INVESTMENT IN ACC <ul><li>Texas Workforce Commission: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$17 million to ACC in Skill Development Industry Cluster Training in 18 months. </li></ul></ul>
    43. 43. LOCKHEED MARTIN ACADEMY HIRING <ul><li>Since 2000, Lockheed Martin has employed 44 Academy graduates, over 13 percent of their direct labor force.  </li></ul><ul><li>By 2012, Aerospace Academy graduates will represent 25 percent of the Lockheed Martin labor force.” </li></ul>
    44. 44. SUMMARY <ul><li>THE CLUSTER MODEL PROVIDES VISION & STRUCTURE </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS MUST DRIVE THE PIPELINE </li></ul><ul><li>COLLABORATION ABSOLUTELY CRITICAL </li></ul><ul><li>DATA IS DIFFICULT TO OBTAIN </li></ul><ul><li>BEST PIPELINE IS WITH DIRECT PARTNERSHIP WITH THE COMPANY, SCHOOLS AND CBO’S </li></ul>
    45. 45. PIPELINE CHALLENGES <ul><li>THIS IS COLLEGE! </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS DON’T WANT TO MISS OUT </li></ul><ul><li>MANY STUDENTS HAVE TO WORK </li></ul><ul><li>THE OPPORTUITIES ARE NOT WELL UNDERSTOOD </li></ul><ul><li>LOW LEVELS OF DEGREE COMPLETION </li></ul>
    46. 46. REFERENCES <ul><li>WWW.ACCD.EDU (Chancellor) </li></ul><ul><li>Alamo WorkSource, The Alamo Regional Industry Cluster Analysis , July, 2005 </li></ul><ul><li>Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Closing the Gaps by 2015 . Austin: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>ACT, Ready for College and Ready for Work: Same or Different?, 2006 </li></ul>
    47. 47. ¡GRACIAS A TODOS!
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