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ACCT Legislative Summit Update

on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 19:55

Massachusetts Community College Trustees visit Washington

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More than 30 community college Trustees from Massachusetts joined their colleagues from across the country in Washington, D.C. this February for the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) National Legislative Summit. Trustees from the Commonwealth participated in meetings and workshops relating to advocacy for Pell Grants, workforce development initiatives, TRIO programs, and other federally supported programs for higher education.

Calendar of Events

on Sun, 02/17/2013 - 18:39


 


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Accelerated Programs Train Workers for Skills Needed Now

on Thu, 01/24/2013 - 19:25

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MASSACHUSETTS COMMUNITY COLLEGES PUTTING RESIDENTS BACK TO WORK THROUGH THE ‘TRANSFORMATION AGENDA’

Accelerated Programs Train Workers for Skills Needed Now

BOSTON, MA (January 24, 2013) –The Commonwealth’s 15 community colleges are embarking on the second year of an innovative venture to transform the delivery of education and training programs for low skilled workers, and change how they interact with workforce development system,

Transformation Agenda Contact Information

on Thu, 12/13/2012 - 17:49

 


For more information please contact: 

The Massachusetts Communty Colleges Executive Office
617-542-2911
info@masscc.org
 


This workforce solution is 100% funded by a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, TAACCCT grant agreement # TC-22505-11-60-A-25.The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor.

Transformation Agenda Grant

on Sun, 11/25/2012 - 17:26


About the Transformation Agenda (2011-2014)

Massachusetts’ 15 community colleges were awarded a $20 million, three-year grant (2011 - 2014) from the United States Department of Labor to implement the Massachusetts Community Colleges and Workforce Development Transformation Agenda (MCCWDTA). Coordinated by the Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office (MCCEO) and lead campus Quinsigamond Community College (QCC), the initiative is designed to assist trade impacted and other eligible residents of the Commonwealth to attain degrees, certificates and industry recognized credentials in

Teams

on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 19:07

 


Industry Teams:
College administrators and faculty across the state are working as part of Industry Teams in each of the six targeted sectors to share information, data, insights and resources. These teams are working to develop competency models, career pathways and common curriculum as well as building partnerships with industry (to validate curriculum, develop internships and work experience opportunities). 

Open Educational Resources Team:
Faculty and staff from each college with expertise in online

Contextualized Curriculum Modules

on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 19:06


Massachusetts Community Colleges and Workforce Development Transformation Agenda (MCCWDTA) is 100% funded by a $20 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration TAACCCT. Grant Agreement #TC-22505-11-60-A-25

Transformation Agenda News

on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 19:06


Transformation Agenda Newsletters
On the next page you will find an archive off all the the Tranformation Agenda's past E-Newsletters. The page will be updated regularly with the most recent mailings. If you would like to get the newsletter emailed to you directly please feel free to join our mailing list using the form provided on the Transformation Agenda's front page


Competnecy Models in Action...
Boston, MA - July 24, 2013 - Manufacturers indicate that one main stumbling block to recruiting individuals for manufacturing occupations is that the nature of the work is often perceived

Priorities & Strategies

on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 19:05

 

Priority #1:

Accelerate progress for low-skilled and other workers.

  • Contextualize learning that combines basic skills with specific career knowledge.
  • Improve student services such as career counseling, tutoring and job placement.
  • Redesign developmental education.
  • Enhance relationships with Community Based Organizations.

Priority #2:

Improve retention and achievement rates; reduce time to obtain industry recognized credentials, certificates and degrees.

  • Implement self-paced learning strategies, block scheduling and or modular curriculum.
  • Develop an articulation process that facilitates

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