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Workplace E-Newsletter - December 2018
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The National Council for Workforce Education

WORKPLACE E-NEWS

December 2018

SAVE THE DATE
2019 NCWE Annual Conference

Mission Possible:
Preparing a Future-Ready Workforce

October 2-3, 2019
Grand Hyatt Hotel - San Antonio, Texas

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NCWE THOUGHT LEADER BLOGS – FEATURED POST
The Importance of Increasing Teacher Awareness of STEM Careers
  Dr. Geoff Knowles, Executive Director Lafayette Area Instructional
    Sites and Institutional Research
  Ivy Tech Community College

Teacher awareness of STEM careers impacts students as they consider career choices. Improvement in STEM education is key to increasing student motivation to learn STEM subjects and pursue STEM fields. Teachers have significant influence on student interest in and understanding of STEM educational pathways and careers. ….Click Here to Read More

Photo Courtesy of Ivy Tech Community College


FEATURED NONCREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
Utility Readiness for Gaining Employment for Non-Traditionals
Nassau Community College, New York

The Utility Readiness for Gaining Employment for Non-Traditionals (URGENT), prepares women for field positions in the historically underrepresented utility sector. In December 2017, the program received a $100,000 grant from the New York State Department of Labor through the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA). ……

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FEATURED NONCREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
ISO 9001 at CSCC
Clark State Community College, Ohio

The ISO 9001 certification can be cost-prohibitive, preventing many small businesses from getting the certification and resulting in lost opportunities for major contracts. CSCC Workforce Development has found a way to flip the process and reduce the cost. By providing the training in a classroom and in an online course setting……..

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WDI Conference
Skill Up, Step Up
January 30 - February 2, 2019
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, CA

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MEMBER RESOURCES: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CONSULTING SERVICES
Over the past ten years, The National Council for Workforce Education has developed partnerships with other nonprofit organizations to support workforce development initiatives across the country. These partnerships create opportunities for members to participate in national initiatives; develop peer learning opportunities for members; attract new members; and ensure financial viability of the Council.

Through Technical Assistance and Consulting Services, NCWE can assist colleges and their partners with a wide array of services designed to maximize the effectiveness of education and workforce training programs and implement innovative designs that lead to improved outcomes and learner success.

To learn more about our Current Projects and our Technical Assistance Team, visit: https://www.ncwe.org/page/initiatives_projects


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