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NCWE E-Newsletter - April 2019
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The National Council for Workforce Education

WORKPLACE E-NEWS

April 2019

EXEMPLARY PROGRAM AWARDS
Each year, NCWE recognizes two colleges with our Exemplary Program Awards in two categories: Credit Workforce Development Program and Noncredit Workforce Development Program. Award recipients are chosen based on five application criteria: executive summary, description of partnerships and collaborations, potential economic impact, program results, and replication. The Applicant's college must be a member of NCWE.

♦ Click Here to Submit an Award Application
Applications are due by May 10, 2019, 4p EDT


NCWE BOARD MEMBER BLOGS – FEATURED POST
Addressing Declining Community College Enrollment
  Scott Alsobrooks, President
  East Mississippi Community College, MS

Paradoxically, enrollment at community colleges in the U.S. is declining while the demand for workers who possess training provided by community colleges continues to rise. What has caused the enrollment decline at community colleges? A contributing factor is a migrant workforce. Many community colleges located in rural communities are challenged with depopulation as residents continue to move to urban centers in search of employment.…. Click Here to Read More


FEATURED CREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
Robot Automation and Cyber Systems
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, AR

By working with local business, industry, and workforce development boards, UAFS identified two high demand fields that the grants were designed to support. The RWG Cyber Systems grant offers students an opportunity to pursue university credit in the information technology field while the Robot Automation grant prepares students for a career in electronic technology and automation.….

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FEATURED NONCREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
Lean Transformations
St. Louis Community College, MO

Rawlings selected St. Louis Community College to support continuous improvement at the Center. Over a period of two years a series five Lean training and coaching series were provided at the Center. We started with a program called Kaizen Thinking, an eleven-session series focused on helping employees identify waste in work processes. STLCC continues the process with Learning to See and Toyota KATA training..….

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The SEED Center

NCWE is pleased to partner with Bellevue College to facilitate and accomplish the goals of the SEED Center. The SEED Center (Sustainability Education and Economic Development) is a national resource center for community colleges for sustainability and clean energy workforce development. The SEED Center aims to advance sustainability and clean technology education programs at community colleges by sharing innovative practices to help college faculty, administrators, staff, and students build the green economy.

Click Here to Learn More about SEED

Photo Courtesy of Westchester Community College


NCWE JOB Bank
NCWE has a website for job postings. We encourage our members to post open positions at their campus. It is a great way to get your open position in front of an audience of workforce professionals.
♦ Do You Need to Fill an Open Position? – Click Here to Post a Job

NCWE is also committed to supporting the professional growth of our members!
♦ Are You Looking for a New Position? – Click Here to See Job Postings


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