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New Opportunities to Grow Your Region's Workforce: Garris

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This presentation was delivered at NADO's 2018 Annual Training Conference, held in Charlotte, NC on October 13-16. For more information, visit: https://www.nado.org/events/2018-annual-training-conference/

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New Opportunities to Grow Your Region's Workforce: Garris

  1. 1. TYSON FOODS LOGAN COUNTY CAREER CENTER PARIS, ARKANSAS
  2. 2. GRAND OPENING
  3. 3. PARTNERSHIPS • K-12 SCHOOLS (PARIS, MAGAZINE & SCRANTON) • HIGHER EDUCATION (ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY & ATU-OZARK) • CITY OF PARIS • LOGAN COUNTY • STATE GOVERNMENT (ARKANSAS DEPT. OF EDUCATION, STATE SENATORS, STATE REPS.) • PRIVATE INDUSTRY (TYSON, STARK, AMERICAN AXLE, ABB – BALDOR)
  4. 4. ENROLLMENT • 2015 – 2016 39 • 2016-2017 49 • 2017-2018 59 • 2018-2019 68
  5. 5. ALLIED HEALTH • ANATOMY/PHYSIOLOGY I & II • PATHOLOGY • PHARMACOLOGY • MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY • CNA (LAST YEAR WAS 100% PASS RATE) • CPR • EKG • FIRST AID CERTIFICATIONS • SOME STUDENTS GRADUATE WITH 30 COLLEGE CREDIT HOURS • ATTENDING A FOUR YEAR COLLEGE MAJORING IN NURSING, PT, OT, ETC. • CERTIFIED MORE THAN 12 FOR CNA, MANY OF WHICH WENT STRAIGHT TO THE WORKFORCE IN NURSING FACILITIES.
  6. 6. WELDING • THERMAL CUTTING • BLUEPRINTS • ARC WELDING • MIG • TIG THIS WILL BE THE FIRST YEAR FOR STUDENTS TO GRADUATE WITH WELDING COURSES.
  7. 7. INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY • SEMICONDUCTORS • INDUSTRIAL FLUID POWER • ELECTRICITY I & II • DIGITAL LOGIC STUDENTS ARE EITHER GOING TO COLLEGE OR ENTERING THE WORKFORCE WITH RELEVANT SKILLS IN MANUFACTURING.
  8. 8. ADULT EDUCATION
  9. 9. ADULT EDUCATION • FREE CLASSES TO AGES 18* AND UP TO ASSIST STUDENTS IMPROVING THEIR BASIC SKILLS IN READING, MATH AND LANGUAGE • COMPETENCY IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WITH AN INTEGRATION OF DIGITAL AND FINANCIAL LITERACY SKILLS IMPROVEMENT TO PREPARE FOR POSTSECONDARY TRAINING AND/OR EMPLOYMENT • CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS INCLUDE: • GED • WAGE • PRE-APPRENTICESHIP IN INDUSTRIAL MANUFACTURING • MICROSOFT OFFICE *AGES 16-17 CAN BE ACCEPTED FOLLOWING CERTAIN PROCEDURES
  10. 10. ADULT EDUCATION • JANUARY 2018 ENROLLMENT • 2 STUDENTS WORKING ON IMPROVING SKILLS IN READING AND COMPUTER LITERACY • 6 STUDENTS EARNED THEIR GED • CURRENT ENROLLMENT • 3 STUDENTS WORKING ON GED • 1 STUDENT WORKING ON WAGE • GOAL FOR ENROLLMENT FOR THE NEXT YEAR AND 3-5 YEARS • 10 STUDENTS EACH SEMESTER • 20 STUDENTS WITH AT LEAST 10 COMPLETIONS THIS YEAR • 50+ STUDENTS SERVED • 20 GED COMPLETIONS ANNUALLY
  11. 11. QUESTIONS??

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