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Wchscr presentation 09

  1. 1. Community Colleges of Spokane
  2. 2. <ul><li>Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that about 45 percent of the jobs that come open in the next five years will require more than a high-school education, but less than a four-year degree. </li></ul><ul><li>jobs requiring a four-year degree or better are projected to account for only about 33 percent of openings. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Most Washington undergrads study at Community Colleges Proportion of College Students Who Are Enrolled at 4-Year Institutions, Fall 2006 Source: Chronicle of Higher Education
  4. 5. CCS: NE Washington’s first choice CCS 6 county region (2004) 3,408 college-bound seniors
  5. 6. 34 Community Colleges
  6. 7. In Washington, former community college students… <ul><li>earn 41% of all BA degrees </li></ul><ul><li>teach 53% of all WA public school classes </li></ul>
  7. 8. Transfer or Technical Degrees Start Here: Application and Financial Aid Transfer Associates Degree - Technical Classes - Hands-on training - GenEd classes - Explore majors Technical Associates Degree Transfer Technical
  8. 9. Statewide transfer initiatives <ul><ul><li>Major-related programs (MRPs) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common course numbering (2008-09) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Nationwide Career and Technical Initiatives: Career Clusters
  10. 11. New CCS website <ul><li>www.ccs.spokane.edu </li></ul>
  11. 12. iCatalog
  12. 13. New at CCS <ul><li>ASSET testing at HSs </li></ul><ul><li>RS Students can take COMPASS test </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nov 12 RS Meeting (SCC) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>New student orientation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FYI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Retention initiatives </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. New at SFCC <ul><li>sn-w’ey’-mn building: Business and Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Therapist Assistant program </li></ul>
  14. 15. New at SCC <ul><ul><li>Automotive Programs: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High-Performance </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Hybrid Engine </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student Success Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Orientation program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Counseling </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Early Alert </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 16. New at Institute for Extended Learning <ul><li>Growing GED program </li></ul><ul><li>Full AA degrees at Newport and Colville </li></ul>
  16. 17. Have a great year

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