The bulk of our outside funding has come from a customized job training
program for expanding businesses like ours.
* CJT: The Customized Job Training
program can cover the training costs of companies which create new jobs.
The funding includes a $500,000 opportunity grant for costs associated with the expansion of the company's headquarters facilities, job creation tax credits of $700,000 to help add at least 350 positions in the area over the next three years, and $250,000 for customized job training
This report highlights the most salient information called for in the legislation, including data on: faculty demographics and curricular areas; student enrollment in for-credit courses and by curricular areas; dual enrollment; distance learning; articulation agreements with higher education institutions; class size; retention and graduation rates; customized job training
offerings and businesses and organizations served; remediation; and geographic representation of students.
Appended are: (1) Developing a High-Performing Organization: Self-Assessment Instrument for Workforce Development Professionals in Higher Education; (2) Competency Model for Community College Workforce Developers; (3) Competency Assessment Instrument for Community College Workforce Developers; (4) Templates for Conducting 5-S Consultative Sales; (5) Coaching Checksheet for Community College Workforce Developers; (6) Templates for Community College Workforce Developers; and (7) State-by-State Electronic Resources for Workforce Development Strategic Plans and Customized Job Training
Alternatively, reauthorization of WIA could provide matching funds to states that maintain or increase investment in customized job training
programs, thereby encouraging state funding of such programs.