One way forward some lessons from the united states john halder

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One way forward some lessons from the united states john halder

  1. 1. AMERICA’S COMMUNITY COLLEGES: American Association of Community Colleges Skills Summit: One Way Forward – Lessons from the United States .
  2. 2. <ul><li>But trends between the US and India will be similar </li></ul>Factors will Vary
  3. 3. Projected Growth in Supply and Demand of Workers with Some Postsecondary Education, 1998 to 2028 Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau and National Alliance of Business, 2000 Thousands
  4. 4. Trends in the United States <ul><li>Colleges have reached maturity </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated into society </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated into higher education </li></ul><ul><li>Fully integrated into the local business and industry </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting life-long learning </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptable training meeting the constantly changing needs of society </li></ul><ul><li>Entrepreneurship in all endeavors </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of Bridge Programs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Societal Change: High Skilled and Unskilled Jobs as a % of the Workforce, 2000 to 2012 Professional & Related Occupations Production, Installation, Maintenance & Repair Occupations Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2002
  6. 6. Community college students as a percentage of U.S. undergraduates: <ul><li>All U.S. undergraduates: 46% </li></ul><ul><li>First-generation college students: 55% </li></ul><ul><li>First-time freshmen: 41% </li></ul><ul><li>Native American: 55% </li></ul><ul><li>Asian/Pacific Islander: 46% </li></ul><ul><li>African American: 46% </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic: 55% </li></ul>Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS 2006.
  7. 7. 1,195 Total Community Colleges Public 987 177 Tribal 31 Independent Source: AACC membership database in 2007.
  8. 8. 11.5 Million Total Enrollment Noncredit Credit Enrolled Part Time Enrolled Full Time 5 Million 6.5 Million 59% 41% Source: National Center for Education Statistics, 2006. Non-credit enrollment: AACC estimate
  9. 9. Gender and Age Demographics Men Women 40% 60% 21 or younger 40 or older 42% 16% 22–39 43% Average Age: 29 Source: National Center for Education Statistics: IPEDS 2005 (chart 1) National postsecondary student aid study: 2003-2004 (chart 2)
  10. 10. 35% of Community College Students Are Minorities Black Asian/Pacific Islander 15% 6% Hispanic 13% Native American Pie total = 35% Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS 2006. 1%
  11. 11. Adult Learners (40-65 years old) Community Colleges 43% Other Schools 57% Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS 2005.
  12. 12. Other Demographics First Generation to Attend College 39% Single Parents 17% Non-U.S. Citizens 8% Source: National Center for Education Statistics, National Postsecondary Student Aid Study: 2003-2004
  13. 13. Employment Status Employed Full-Time Other 33% 17% 50% Employed Full-Time Other 50% 23% Employed Part-Time 27% Full-Time Students Part-Time Students Source: National Center for Education Statistics, National postsecondary student aid study: 2003-2004 Employed Part-Time
  14. 14. <ul><ul><li>Open Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The People’s College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remedial Education - Bridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>50% of all undergraduates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer of credit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advisory Committees </li></ul></ul>Features of the US college
  15. 15. Functional Areas of US Colleges <ul><li>Transfer Terminal Contract </li></ul><ul><li>Students Programs Training </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Technical Business / Indy </li></ul><ul><li>Programs & Career Training </li></ul><ul><li> Training </li></ul>
  16. 16. Community College Profile: Degrees and Certificates Awarded Annually Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS 2006. <ul><li>550,000 Associate Degrees </li></ul><ul><ul><li>AA transfer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>such as education, psychology and design </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AAS applied </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ranging from automotive technology to business </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>295,000 Certificates </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>in areas such as culinary arts, alternative fuel technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>and web design. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Nearly half of all Baccalaureate degree recipients in the U.S. first attended a community college . </li></ul>Source: AACC membership database 2007 and National Center for Education Statistics: IPEDS 2006. <ul><li>Baccalaureate degrees are awarded by 29 public and 66 independent community colleges annually. </li></ul>Degrees and Certificates Awarded Annually
  18. 18. 95% of businesses and organizations that employ community college graduates recommend community college workforce education and training programs Source: Quinley, John W. (1997) Survey of employers. In Zeiss, Tony (Ed.) Developing the world's best workforce: An agenda for America's community colleges. Washington, DC: Community College Press Workforce Training
  19. 19. Occupations With the Largest Job Growth <ul><li>Registered nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Computer support specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Paralegals and legal assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Dental hygienists </li></ul><ul><li>Legal secretaries </li></ul>Source: U.S. Department of Labor, 2007
  20. 20. Fastest Growing Occupations <ul><li>Veterinary technologists & technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Physical therapist assistants </li></ul><ul><li>Dental Hygienists </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental science and protection technicians </li></ul><ul><li>Cardiovascular technologists & technicians </li></ul>Source: U.S. Department of Labor, 2007
  21. 21. At the Forefront in Health Care <ul><li>The U.S. Bureau of labor statistics projects that by 2016 more than 1 million new and replacement nurses will be needed, making nursing the nation’s top profession. </li></ul><ul><li>59% of new nurses are educated at community colleges. </li></ul>Source: National Council of State Boards of Nursing, 2007.
  22. 22. Close to 80% of firefighters, law enforcement officers, and EMTs are credentialed at community colleges. Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS 2006. At a the Forefront: Homeland Security
  23. 23. At the Forefront: Teacher Education The Urban Institute, 2002 <ul><li>By 2010 the U.S. will need 2.5 million more elementary and secondary school teachers in public schools. </li></ul><ul><li>Almost half of all teachers receive at least part of their education at community colleges. </li></ul>
  24. 24. Students at 41% of public community colleges can earn a degree entirely online, and 92% of all institutions offer at least one internet based course. Source: AACC Member Survey 2005 Community Colleges at the Forefront: Online Education
  25. 25. The Voice of America’s Community Colleges www.aacc.nche.edu

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