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Russ Read - The Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials

Russ Read - The Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials



The project goals and overview.

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    Russ Read - The Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials Russ Read - The Community College Consortium for Bioscience Credentials Presentation Transcript

    • US DOL TAACCCT Round 2 Grant Starts: October 1, 2012 Ends: September 30, 2016
    • What are the Goals? 1. Improve preparation for workplace training: 2. Introduce portable industry recognized credentials into training: 3. Accelerate completion time in programs through: 4. Build CC capacity for education that meets employer needs:
    • Montgomery County CC Bucks County CC LA Valley CC Ivy Tech CC St. Petersburg CC Salt Lake CC TAA Lead Institution Forsyth Technical Community College City College of San Francisco Madison Area Technical College Austin CC Forsyth Tech CC Rowan-Cabarrus CC Alamance CC
    • Revised & Validated Skill Standards Tailored Credentials New Skill Standards Tailored Credentials Increased Capacity Workforce Assessments & Training Harmonized Core Skill Standards NTER Articulations Revised & Validated Skill Standards Tailored Credentials Contextual & Modularized Learning Program Tailored Credentials
    • c3bc Momentum • • • • • • • • • • • Learning Hub “Granules”, deconstructed and reconstructed modules for modularized learning alternatives progressing nicely Medical Device Skill Standards progressing well-should have approved draft in October 2014 Revised Lab Skills Stds are up on SharePoint for review Biomanufacturing group is validating their skill stds this fall Will start the process of seeking out the Common Core Skill standards NTER “sandbox” is up on line, training is to be planned for the fall New curriculum is being approved at participating colleges; example, CCSF environmental monitoring, Biotech Mfg diploma at MontCo and Bucks, FT reports Lab Skills Center is in operation (temporary setting) with modular science learning. Abt associates are commencing their interactions with colleges for the purpose of grant evaluation Workforce agencies and interaction is picking up as grant personnel are implemented We are monitoring the sites to assure grant compliance-sites visited to date include RCCC, Alamance, Ivy Tech, CCSF, Austin , familiarization visit to LAVC and an audit was done by US DOL at FT. The site visit was done at St. Petersburg college on September 19. The TAACCCT c3bc communicates every three weeks by teleconference using our 1-800 numberminutes are posted to FT’s SharePoint site
    • c3bc Next Steps • Do NTER training by December break (November dates confirmed) • Create grant sub-committees that will work towards completing goals in skills std, workforce components, NTER and Evaluations through National Teleconferences and Hub Leadership Meetings • Create National Advisory Board to oversee the grant products Industry Recognized Credentials (requested recommendations from colleges) • National Annual Report due with 4th Quarter • Plan out National c3bc Spring meeting (dates confirmed: March 26, 27, 28)