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Steering Committee

on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 20:58

The activities of PACE are directed by the PACE Steering Committee.  The Committee consists of three State University Presidents, three Community College Presidents, the Executive Officer of the State University Council of Presidents; the Executive Officer of the Community College Council of Presidents; A representative of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, (ex officio) and the Executive Director of Pace (convener, ex officio).

PACE Steering Committee

President Frederick ClarkBridgewater State University, Chair
President F. Javier Cevallos Framingham State University

Massachusetts Community College Trustees visit Washington, D.C.

on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:04

(2/17/17) More than 25 community college trustees from Massachusetts joined their colleagues from across the country in Washington, D.C. this week for the annual Community College National Legislative Summit. Each year, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) co-hosts this event with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) for trustees and presidents from community colleges across the nation.

Clean Energy Team

on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 21:13

Transformation Agenda Newsletters

on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 22:04

The most recent newsletters will be uploaded as they are sent out. Please do not forget to join our mailing list by signing up on on the Transformation Agenda's front page. 

Archived Newsletters 

This workforce solution, the Massachusetts Community Colleges and Workforce Development Transformation Agenda (MCCWDTA) is 100% funded by a $20 million grant from the U.S.

Manufacturing Day

on Tue, 09/17/2013 - 17:03

Manufacturing Day is Friday, October 4th. Many of our campuses across the Commonwealth will be hosting events, look below to find one near you. 

Berkshire Community College 

  • OCTOBER 1ST, 10:00 am: Intellitek LearnMate lab program at Taconic High School Announcement

The Intellitek LearnMate system will ultimately improve the instructional capability of BCC's Engineering Technology program.  It will also be accessible to Taconic High School faculty and students enrolled in their Manufacturing Technology program.

Statewide Articulation Agreements Branding Contest

on Thu, 08/29/2013 - 19:35

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Information Technology (I.T)

on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 16:15

This team has met with employers to analyze industry needs, inform curriculum and redesign career pathways. Our partner BATEC provided the attached industry research, identifying key developments in the IT field, including an increase in middle skills job openings/demand.

Material from the Information Technology Team

Biotech Team

on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 19:59

The biotech team has been actively engaging employers and stakeholders to explore current industry needs. The attached employer survey was conducted by our partner the Massachusetts BioEd Foundation. Colleges participating in the team are updating a set of common core competencies that are part of all Massachusetts Community College biotech programs.

Materials from the Biotech Team 

Healthcare Team

on Tue, 07/30/2013 - 16:36

After analyzing industry research conducted by workforce partners, the Healthcare Team developed an Academic Map for Medical Coding illustrating the common core of courses across colleges as well as the career pathways they lead to. The colleges are also working on a set of stackable credentials, and are engaged with WIBs, the Department of Higher Ed and employers as part of a Statewide Allied Health Working Group to further align education with employment needs in the industry. The attached “chartbook” was developed by the working group.

Materials from the Healthcare Team 

Advanced Manufacturing Team

on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 19:27

The Advanced Manufacturing Team developed a competency model based on the framework developed by the Manufacturing Advancement Center Workforce Innovation Collaborative (MACWIC) in collaboration with employers statewide.  This Competency model forms the basis for advanced manufacturing programs in each region, and was highlighted in a Department of Labor Case Study.

Currently, the team is exploring the use of technological applications to enhance learning for advanced manufacturing programs at MA Community Colleges.

Materials from the Advanced Manufacturing Team