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  • Lots of needs to meet & students at different points in career learning Hit some of the highlights Students can search by education level, area, and salary - Then look at boxes on bottom Videos - go to video slide
  • Change from one central place controlling what other ’ s could do to more of a democratic system, where programs could all participate Voices aren ’ t just speaking on the web site - we want everyone ’ s voices
  • Open session Summer Fellows Forum 2013

    1. 1. Bio-Link@15 ATE@20Summer Fellows ForumJune 4, 2013Bio-Link Director and Co-PIs
    2. 2. Is Education the Answer ?In today’s global, knowledge-driven economy, aworld-class education system is clearlynecessary for competitive successIt is not sufficientA college degree is no guarantee of a good, securejobDavid Finegold, Dean, Rutgers’ School ofManagement and Labor Relations
    3. 3. Community Colleges Play Central EconomicRole in the Changing Economy“And I think that it is crucially important for us to reducethe income inequality in this county. And I the waythat one has to do that, by any means that I can see, isthrough education. And I must say to you, thecommunity colleges in this country have been in theforefront of a major change in the quality of what weare doing with respect to re-establishing skills.”Federal Reserve Board ChairmanAlan Greenspan, Feb, 2004
    4. 4. U.S. Post-secondary StudentsMore than 70% of all post-secondary studentsare non-traditional.National Chamber of CommerceNon-traditional– Over the age of 23– Independent of parental financial support– Seeking additional training to enter workforce
    5. 5. Need for ChangeShift in the industry changes the type ofworkforceNational trends in technician educationFrom traditional academic to include skillsFrom defined disciplines to cross disciplinaryFrom traditional classrooms to experientialsituations such as internships
    6. 6. ATE@20Advanced Technological Education• Mandate from US Congress in 1992• Two-year college emphasis• Focus on education of technicians• High technology fields that drive economy• Involves partnerships– Academic– Employers• Career pathways
    7. 7. Bio-LinkNSF ATE National CenterBuilding a network that strengthen andexpand biotechnology technician educationat community and technical colleges to:1. Enlarge and diversify the technician workforce2. Meet industry’s growing needs for trainedtechnicians3. Make high-quality training in all aspects ofbiotechnology available to all students
    8. 8. Bio-Link ResourcesNearly 4,000 participated in Bio-Link workshopsAll regions of nation for community college & highschool teachers, counselors, & industryprofessionals. Impact on over 360,000 studentsWebsite with Curriculum & Instructional Materials,Listserv, job posting, career informationFaculty & student internshipsSummer Fellows & BIO ConferenceIndustry instructors in many programs$ 5 million in distribution of equipment & supplies
    9. 9. Categories• Direct Services• Information Sharing• Expanded and ImprovedInformation
    10. 10. Bio-Link Depot Happy Teachers
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    12. 12. Bio-Link Communication ToolsSandra PorterCo-PI Bio-LinkDigital World
    13. 13. Biotech-careers.orgPhotosCareers Flashcards VideosJob Areas9503628Articles 5
    14. 14. What can we accomplish as a communitythat we cannot accomplish as individualprograms?
    15. 15. Changed the paradigm Give everyone a voice
    16. 16. Curriculum ClearinghouseJeanette MoweryMadison
    17. 17. BiomanufacturingUpstream and downstreamprocessingPharmaceutical developmentNutraceuticalsStem CellsR&DMolecular biologyAnalytical methodsAgricultureMicrobiologyCell culture
    18. 18. DRAFT: Common Core BioscienceLaboratory Skill Standards
    19. 19. NewNewCourses-in-a-Box
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