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Workplace E-Newsletter - June 2018

The National Council for Workforce Education

WORKPLACE E-NEWS

June 2018

REGISTER NOW FOR THE NCWE ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Smooth Sailing ~ Success Through Partnerships
September 26-27, 2018 - Hilton Hotel, Clearwater Beach, Florida
Early Registration Rate Ends August 25, 2018

♦ Click Here to Register for the Conference

♦ Click Here for Hotel Reservations

♦ Learn More About the Conference


NEW BOARD MEMBERS FOR 2018-2019
President-Elect
Dr. Kim Becicka, Vice President, Continuing Education and Training Services
Kirkwood Community College

Elected Board Members
Dr. Phyllis Cummins, Senior Research Scholar, Miami University of Ohio
Joseph Roche, Associate Vice Chancellor, Metropolitan Community College, MO
Christina Todd, Chief of Staff, External and Employer Relations, Lone Star College, TX
Dr. J. Kyle Dalpe, Dean Technical Sciences, Truckee Meadows Community College, NV

Visit the “About” webpages to learn more about each new board member.

Photo of 2016 Executive Committee with Grede Award Winner


CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018 EXEMPLARY PROGRAM AWARD RECIPIENTS
Credit Exemplary Program
Lone Star College - North Harris, TX
HVAC Program Redesign

Noncredit Exemplary Program
Pueblo Community College, CO
Mobile Learning Labs – Paving New Pathways

Click Here to Read More


NCWE BOARD MEMBER BLOGS – FEATURED POST
Improving Perceptions via Proactive Business Partner Engagement
  Dr. Ken Warden, Dean College of Applied Science and Technology
  University of Arkansas - Fort Smith


It is often said that perception is reality, and nowhere is that truer than in higher education… To change perception, your actions must speak louder than your words. You must be proactive in engaging businesses and organizations to help solve their workforce needs. Only then will the perception - and thus, the reality - of your institution truly change......Click Here to Read More

Photo Courtesy of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith


James Jacobs Scholarship Award
The NCWE Awards Committee is seeking proposals for the James Jacobs Scholarship Award. The James Jacobs Scholarship Award honors the outstanding scholarly contributions made in the area of workforce education by Dr. Jacobs. This award supports and encourages doctoral research in areas such as Career Pathways, Workforce Development, Adult and Continuing Education, and Career/Technical Education.

Applications are due by June 27, 2018, 4pm EDT

Learn More About the Award and Application Process

Please share this email with all of your colleagues who are pursuing their doctoral degree!

Photo of 2017 James Jacobs Award Scholar Beth Arman


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!
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