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For Every 100 9 th Graders 68 Graduate on time Of those, 40 enroll directly in college Of those, 27 are still enrolled the following year Of those, 18 earn a Associates Degree within 3 years or a BA within 6 years 82 Don’t make it! Tough Choices or Tough Times – National Center on Education and the Economy
If someone had done to us what we have done to our education system it would have been considered an act of war. Nation at Risk 1983
Regional Economic Validation: Using real-time data on occupational, employment, and industry outlooks, complete a validation of the job availability and growth patterns within the regional economy.
Define Education Pathways: Design and/or validate career and educational pathways aligned to the available jobs and growth sectors in the regional economy.
Map Current Education Assets: This alignment will begin with the educational programs in Advanced Manufacturing of the community colleges and colleges/universities in the region and include articulation from high schools to postsecondary programs of study.
Press Release 3-17-2010 University of Phoenix Teams with The Manufacturing Institute to Educate Workforce to Meet the Challenges of the 21st Century Alliance will Bridge Manufacturing Talent Gap While Addressing Needs of the Working Learner
Certificate of Workplace Competency A portable assessment-based credential that gives employers and career seekers a uniform measure of key foundational workplace skills.
Benefits of the National Career Readiness Certificate Based on objective, standardized results Nationwide portability An internationally recognized assessment organization Available for immediate use
Career Readiness Certificates Issued State Number Certificates Issued Arkansas 25,731 Alabama 29,551 Florida 889,446 Georgia 100,452 Indiana 66,023 Minnesota 39,378 Michigan 74,982 New York 2,000 North Carolina 57,944 South Carolina 113,688