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1 click to start presentation

2 Get A Degree In Biotechnology

3 Units of the Technical College System of Georgia

4 U.S. Department of Labor COMMUNITY-BASED JOB TRAINING GRANT (CBJTG) Awarded December 11 th, 2006 $1.99M to fund bioscience workforce development Builds bioscience workforce pipeline: high school 2 year college workforce Retrain displaced workers (WIA) Establish industry partnerships

5 U.S. Department of Labor COMMUNITY-BASED JOB TRAINING GRANT (CBJTG) Biotechnology Partnerships K-12 Technical Colleges Retrain displaced workers (WIA) Industry employers Outreach

6 K-12 Partnerships Summer Biotechnology Academies for High School Science Teachers Three days each June BioRad laboratory kits and equipment Whistle stop tour of employers Professional Learning Units (PLUs) earned by teachers 81 teachers impacted so far

7 K-12 Partnerships Summer Biotechnology Academies for High School Science Teachers Three days each June BioRad laboratory kits and equipment Whistle stop tour of employers Professional Learning Units (PLUs) earned by teachers 81 teachers impacted so far

8 K-12 Partnerships Summer Biotechnology Academies for High School Science Teachers Three days each June BioRad laboratory kits and equipment Whistle stop tour of employers Professional Learning Units (PLUs) earned by teachers 81 teachers impacted so far

9 K-12 Partnerships Biotechnology Equipment Loan Program $6,500 worth of laboratory equipment and biotech kits per class To date, 5,466 students have been introduced to a hands-on, biotech laboratory experience!

10 U.S. Department of Labor COMMUNITY-BASED JOB TRAINING GRANT (CBJTG) Biotechnology Partnerships K-12 Technical Colleges Retrain displaced workers (WIA) Industry employers Outreach

11 Technical Colleges New faculty for grant activities New laboratory equipment New regulatory compliance curriculum

12 Technical Colleges New faculty for grant activities: Michael Mouat – Curriculum development Julie Klare – Instructional Coordinator Mandy Latimer – Instructional Coordinator

13 Technical Colleges New laboratory equipment –Agilent GC-mass spec –2 Applikon bioreactors –ELISA plate readers –Electrophoresis equipment –Biological safety cabinets –CO 2 incubators for cells –Real-time PCR machines –Computers

14 Technical Colleges New regulatory compliance curriculum Technical certificates of credit in Regulatory Compliance at ATC, GTC

15 U.S. Department of Labor COMMUNITY-BASED JOB TRAINING GRANT (CBJTG) Biotechnology Partnerships K-12 Technical Colleges Retrain displaced workers (WIA) Industry employers

16 WIA Partnerships Kim Meadows of Northeast Georgia Regional Development Center brings potential students to information sessions, etc. for ATC Anna Thompson of Atlanta Regional Commission performs on-site career counseling at GTC

17 U.S. Department of Labor COMMUNITY-BASED JOB TRAINING GRANT (CBJTG) Biotechnology Partnerships K-12 Technical Colleges Retrain displaced workers (WIA) Industry employers Outreach

18 Biotechnology Industry Employers Internships: Noramco Aderans Yerkes Primate Center Southeast Poultry Research Lab USDA Poultry Diagnostic & Research Lab (UGA Vet School) UGA Coverdell Center UGA Plant Pathology UGA Food Science UGA Fermentation Facility UGA Complex Carbohydrate Research Center Immucor, Inc.

19 Biotechnology Industry Employers Pending Articulation Agreements: The University of Georgia Kennesaw State University Southern Polytechnic University Fort Valley State University Albany State University

20 Biotechnology Outreach Materials GBTI video Brochures Web site: gabioscience.org Posters TV ad campaigns Facebook page

21 U.S. Department of Labor COMMUNITY-BASED JOB TRAINING GRANT (CBJTG) Biotechnology Partnerships K-12 Technical Colleges Retrain displaced workers (WIA) Industry employers Outreach

22 Curriculum development CTAE Pathways Bioscience Course Middle School Tasks Skill Set Identification Science Fair Western Innovation Crescent

23 Outreach Presentations: NSTA in Charlotte BIO2009 Pipeline Panel ACS Webinar GSTA in Savannah

24 Discover solutions through technology – for YOU for OTHERS for the WORLD.

25 Find Out More! GaBioscience.org


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