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VC Strategic Goal 1: Continuously improve educational programs and services to meet student, community, and workforce development needs.
VC Objective C: Enhance the viability and relevance of CTE Programs to support the workforce development and economic vitality of the community.
VCCCD Board Goal: 1)Provide Access and Student Success, and 2) Maintain Instructional Quality within Budgetary Limits
|#||Action Steps||Responsible Party||Timeline||Progress|
|C.1||Conduct a comprehensive program review for each CTE Program, including analysis of SLOs, historic data regarding the issuance of degrees and certificates, and qualitative data from Advisory Committees||CTE Dean, Department Chairs||September - November, 2012||In progress|
|C.2||Explore and possibly obtain local and statewide approval for AS Transfer degree in Nursing
Nursing faculty member to attend statewide traiing meeting
|CTE Dean, Department Chairs, Curriculum Committee||October 2012- June 2013||In progress|
|C.3||Participate in CTE Outcomes Project with other colleges to collect statewide and college-specific outcome data on students who complete or leave CTE degree/certificate programs or complete >10 units in past year
Provide annual report to CPC and CTE disciplines
|CTE Dean, Institutional Researcher, RP Group (funded through Perkins Grant)||October 2012- June 2013||In progress
Pilot project report to be provided to College Planning Committee (CPC) in October, 2012
|C.4||Install open-entry, competency-based computerized modules in pre-employment skills training into an existing computer lab for integration into existing CTE courses. (Potential modules include: occupation-specific literacy in reading and mathematics, basic electricity theory, time management skills, etc.)||VP for Business Services, CTE Dean||On Hold||Pending further investigation|
|C.5||Enhance the use of CTE advisory committees and other community sources to better ascertain the needs of industry throughout the region.
Schedule and hold one (1) Advisory Committee meeting/discipline each semester
Post all Advisory Committee minutes on each discipline's website
|CTE Dean, Department Chairs||October 2012 - June 2013||In progress|
|C.6||Explore certificate and degree CTE programs to ascertain if changes are needed in our curriculum and programs to better prepare our students for current and future employment opportunities.
Burning Blass software is now in place to collect real-timne labor market data to better ascertain if training programs are meeting the current needs of the workforce.
Selected staff training to begin in October 2012
|CTE Dean, Institutional Research, Department Chairs, Faculty||October 2012 - June 2013||In progress|
|C.7||Explore the development of new curricula and programs assocaited with the new Applied Science building/laboratory||CTE Dean, Department Chairs, Faculty||On Hold||Pending further investigation|
|C.8||Enhance partmentships with feeder secondary schools to strengthen concept of career pathways for incoming freshment.
Develop articulation agreements with area high schools.
Conduct career awareness camps
Participate in VUSD's CTE Advisory Committee
Provide dual-enrollment Business and Child Development classes at Fillmore HS.
Enhance lending library at Fillmore HS for dual-enrollment classes.
Develop Career Pathway charts for each CTE discipline
|CTE Dean, SB 70, Career Transitions Grant Specialist||October 2012 - June 2013||In progress|