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

WORKPLACE E-NEWS

February 2018

CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Smooth Sailing ~ Success Through Partnerships
September 26-27, 2018
Hilton Hotel – Clearwater Beach, Florida
Proposals are Due April 13, 2018 4:00pm EDT

♦ Click Here to Submit Proposal
♦ Learn More About the Conference


NCWE BOARD MEMBER BLOGS – FEATURED POST
The Power of Data in Reaching Goals
  Paula Nissen, Education Programs Consultant
  Iowa Department of Education, IA


Effective educational programs and the value placed on credentials as an outcome, have become an important policy goal for any state striving to increase the prosperity of its residents. Many state and national initiatives have begun to not only identify the existing education and training level of its population, but the type of training and credentials needed to meet the demand of employers. The only way to address the supply and demand questions is to conduct quality data collection and analysis. Click Here to Read More

Photo Courtesy of Kirkwood Community College


NCWE BOARD MEMBER BLOGS – FEATURED POST
Exploring Reverse Transfer
  Amy Hatfield, Dean Workforce Development and Basic Skills
  Olympic College, WA


Reverse transfer is the process whereby academic credits for applicable coursework at a four-year institution are transferred back to a community or technical college for the purpose of attaining an associate degree…. Reverse Transfer is one tool to help students be awarded the degrees they have earned.… Click Here to Read More

Photo Courtesy of Olympic College


FEATURED CREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
Educational Opportunities Grant
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, WI

The future of early childhood education in Wisconsin is looking brighter thanks to a recent program facilitated by Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Over 100 individuals in Wisconsin’s childcare workforce collectively earned over 1000 college credits through the NWTC Educational Opportunities Grant.….

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FEATURED CREDIT PROMISING PRACTICE
Growing Hope
Clover Park Technical College, WA

Clover Park Technical College (CPTC), in partnership with the Northwestern Joint Regional Correctional Facility (NWJRCF) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), is delivering an innovative educational program that brings transformational training to incarcerated military personnel..….

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Potential Partnership Opportunity
Apprenticeship Works

The Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) collaborates with community colleges across the country to expand apprenticeship in advanced manufacturing. With support from the U.S. Department of Labor, RCBI’s Apprenticeship Works program has assisted 13 manufacturers in 12 states establish apprenticeships within 17 industrial occupations. Community colleges are important partners in this effort, providing related training and serving as group sponsors for manufacturers in their region. Community colleges interested in assisting manufacturers address their training needs through apprenticeship are encouraged to contact Lucinda Curry, RCBI workforce director, at lcurry@rcbi.org or 800.469.7224. To read more about Apprenticeship Works, go to www.rcbi.org/online/apprenticeships

Photo Courtesy of South Seattle College – Georgetown Campus


MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR NCWE MEMBERSHIP
Managing Your Membership and Invoices
Accessing your membership page and your invoices (printing past invoices and/or paying current invoices) is quite easy!

  • Login to the NCWE website
  • Near the bottom of the page, in the box on the right side, choose “Manage Profile”
  • Under “Invoicing, Payment and History” click on “Invoices” to view, pay and print your invoices
  • Under “Invoicing, Payment and History” click on “Membership” to manage your membership

If you have forgotten your login or password, please contact Darlene Miller at executivedirector@ncwe.org
Photo Courtesy of Westchester Community College


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