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


June 2019

Mission Possible: Preparing a Future-Ready Workforce
October 8-9, 2019 - Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, Texas
Early Registration Rate Ends September 8, 2019

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Sue Murray, Assistant Vice President, Career and Technical Education, Waubonsee Community College, IL

Newly Elected Board Members
Joananne Coffaro, Director Workforce Training Center, Raritan Valley Community College, NJ: One Year Term
Dr. Kevin Ratliff, Dean Workforce and Continuing Education, Blue Ridge Community College, VA: One-Year Term
Amy C. Hatfield, Dean for Workforce Development and Basic Studies, Olympic College, WA: Two Year Term
Dr. Stacia Thompson, Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Innovation, City Colleges of Chicago: Two-Year Term, IL
Dr. Reginald Gardner, Executive Director Workforce and Community Development, Nashville State Community College, TN: Two-Year Term
Dr. Patricia Erjavec, President, Pueblo Community College, CO: Two-Year Term

Click here to learn more about each new board member.

Monday, October 7, 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Implicit Bias
The purpose of the Implicit Bias Training workshop is to introduce workforce professionals to a training platform for community and technical college leaders, faculty, administrators, deans and registered apprenticeship programs recently conducted in Washington State, a platform that can serve as a model for institutions nationally. The workshop will introduce the tools and processes used in the multi-day institutes……..

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Thursday, October 10, 8:00 - 11:30 AM
Becoming a 21st Century Leader
The modern workplace is constantly evolving and changing, with some jobs going away (switchboard operator) and others being created (app developer). But every 30 years, a new wave of technology fundamentally changes the workplace. Assembly lines, computers, and the internet all dramatically shifted the nature of work and changed the workplace. The combination of automation and artificial intelligence will create a new revolution by 2030. This will fundamentally change the way we work – and the leadership skills we need……….

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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 21, 2019, 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

Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands
Midlands Technical College, SC

Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands (BOOM) is a newly created partnership between Midlands Technical College, three local school districts, Vocational Rehabilitation, Midlands Education and Business Alliance, and the Building Industry Association of Central SC. In the program, high school students with disabilities are getting hands on, real-world experience in the construction field..….

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STEP Project
Portland Community College, OR

PCC is creating pathways for SNAP recipients to build skills, earn industry-driven credentials, and move into careers offering economic mobility in our region’s top sectors. The project utilizes OR’s successful Career Pathways framework to implement a SNAP Employment and Training grant that is building partnerships with human service agencies, workforce development providers, community based organizations, employers, and community colleges across the state of Oregon..….

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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.
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This edition of Workplace is sponsored by Ingalls Shipbuilding    

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