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CAREER CENTER
NCWE encourages community colleges and nonprofit organizations to submit job openings to our Career Center. NCWE Members have additional access to the Career Center including: search openings for potential applicants, posting their resume/CV, manage posts and respond to applicants to open positions by logging into their account, and receiving an email alert when a job is posted in a specific category.

  FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICES
The Featured Promising Webpage includes a collection of the highest rated submissions for the Exemplary Program Awards. These Practices provide member's information regarding innovative and successful programs that meet the criteria of strong partnerships and collaboration, local economic impact, successful results, and potential for replication. Contact information for the project lead is also provided.
 
 
FREE WEBINAR AUDIO RECORDINGS

In response to the pandemic created by COVID-19, NCWE offered members access to a series of free webinars. The series includes webinars on offering CTE and workforce programs remotely, the future of contract training post COVID, supporting faculty and staff through a crisis, supporting ELL learners remotely, and free tools and tips from Emsi.
  THOUGHT LEADER BLOGS
NCWE Board Members have been creating "Thought Leader" blogs over the past three years. These blogs are about top of mind issues and include ideas for strategies to positively impact workforce education. Topics range from immigrant issues, to education and employment outcomes, to addressing declining enrollment, and to business and industry partnerships.
 
  WORKPLACE: NCWE E-NEWSLETTER
Access the archive of NCWE E-Newsletters: Workplace. Workplace features information on NCWE conferences and awards, featured articles and news updates, and tips on using the NCWE resources.
  ADVOCACY TIPS AND TOOLS
The National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) provides timely information and tips to advocate for workforce education. NCWE supports policies that lead to greater investment in workforce education and training, ensuring that businesses succeed and that all learners possess the skills to achieve family-wage, middle-skill jobs. NCWE is an affiliate council of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), and only takes positions that align with AACC’s.
 
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FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICE

Advanced Technology Programs
Lone Star College Cy-Fair, TX

In an effort to encourage support and collaboration among students and to support local employers, Lone Star Cy-Fair advanced technology programs put into place laboratories and opportunities for students to work together across disciplines….

 

FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICE

Invest in You, Too
Salt Lake Community College, UT

Invest in You, Too is a partnership between Salt Lake Community College’s Division of Workforce and Economic Development, Utah’s Department of Workforce Services and employers from the Medical Device manufacturing industry. Individuals selected by DWS to participate in this program were single mothers seeking to overcome intergenerational poverty learn both technical knowledge and skills in four core Medical Device content areas…..

 

THOUGHT LEADER BLOG

The Workforce We Need is Right
Under Our Nose

Carola Otero Bracco, Executive Director
Neighbors Link, Westchester, NY

Data shows that the more than 800,000 registered DACA (Deferred Action of Childhood Arrival) recipients know no other country as their home but the U.S. . Research shows that DACA has been beneficial to the U.S. economy and repealing it would cause economic harm. Thus, they are valuable assets to America’s workforce, economy, and communities, helping the US remain competitive in an increasingly challenging global marketplace…..

 
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FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICE

LIFT the TriState
Gateway Community and Technical College, Florence, KY

The LIFT the TriState program is a partnership between GCTC, the Freestore Foodbank, and Belflex Staffing that offers an opportunity for unemployed and underemployed adults to become trained in the growing field of logistics. This ten-week job program based in offers hands-on training from experienced warehouse personnel and specialized logistics coursework.….

 

FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICE

Agriculture Program
Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, IN

The Agriculture Program at Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette began in the fall of 2007. The Pathway to Purdue Agriculture program originated in the fall semester of 2010 and has three main goals: to increase access to a Purdue College of Agriculture Bachelor’s degree, increase readiness for successful completion of an Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree, and to engage students in the university culture of Purdue as freshmen..….

 

THOUGHT LEADER BLOG

Education and Employment Outcomes
Research: Calculating Impact

Paula Nissen, Workforce Preparation
Education Consultant
Iowa Department of Education

Iowa’s Community College Program Outcomes studies employment outcomes gained through community college training for both credit and non-credit programming. The reports produced document the educational and employment outcomes of community college students enrolled in credit and non-credit programs, as well as students who left Iowa community colleges without completing a program....

 
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FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICE

Skilling Up Inmates for
High Demand Jobs

Ivy Tech Community College - Madison, IN

To answer the need for a skilled workforce, IN's governor launched the Next Level Jobs Initiative to skill up Indiana’s prison inmates for high-wage, high-demand jobs. Ivy Tech - Madison, in strong collaboration with local adult education providers and local employers, developed a welding program for female inmates from the Madison Correctional Unit. This project has been replicated by 6 additional Ivy Tech campuses, upskilling over 600 Hoosier inmates….

 

FEATURED PROMISING PRACTICE

Highline College and Port Jobs
Airport University

Highline College, WA

Highline College and Port Jobs worked collaboratively to implement Airport University (AU), a unique employer-driven, credit workforce development program located onsite at Sea-Tac International Airport. The AU partnership brings free credit-bearing college classes to airport employees at their workplace, helping them build the education and skills needed to advance in high demand, family sustaining jobs in aviation, transportation, hospitality and security.….

 

THOUGHT LEADER BLOG

Scaling the Lessons Learned from
TAACCCT to Benefit the Entire College

Jo Alice Blondin, President, Clark State Community College
Michelle Van Noy, Associate Director, EERC, Rutgers University

Prior to receiving the TAACCCT grant, CSCC trained fewer than twenty students annually in general manufacturing. Since 2014, the college has trained more than 450 students in eight stackable certificates (Welding, Additive Manufacturing, CNC, Industrial Maintenance, SCADA, CAD, Robotics, and Manufacturing) and an associates degree. As a result of this success, CSCC developed the next “stackable” step in the degree program: a Bachelor of Applied Science in Manufacturing Technology Management....

 
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Career Opportunities
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Featured Workforce Publication
From The National
Skills Coalition

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