Presentation on theme: "League for Innovation March 7, 2012 National Partnerships, Local Results: Equipping the Local Workforce to Strengthen Economies Community College/Career."— Presentation transcript:
League for Innovation March 7, 2012 National Partnerships, Local Results: Equipping the Local Workforce to Strengthen Economies Community College/Career Collaboration (C 4 ) Brad Turner-Little Director, Workforce Development Goodwill Industries International, Inc.
Goals of Session Provide insights to successful employer-driven training and wraparound service models through community college partnership with Goodwill Demonstrate opportunities for sustainability in a revenue sharing model Build interest in and encourage partnerships between community colleges and Goodwills to support common missions
Mission Results 2010 2.4 million individuals served More than 170K people placed in jobs— one every 42 seconds of every business day 84 percent of revenues funded employment programs and support services 167 million shoppers; 74 million donors annually $4 billion generated; 2 billion pounds of donated goods diverted annually More than 2,600 retail outlets U.S., Canada, and 13 other countries Donated Goods/Retail 2010 Goodwill ® generates opportunities for people to achieve economic stability and build strong families and vibrant communities by offering job training, employment placement services and other community-based programs for people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges.
Community College/Career Collaboration (C4): History 2009 Thinking to Action Institute Gathering at Northern Virginia Community College 2010 Informal advisory group – AACC, GII, Aspen Institute, Jobs for the Future, 3 local partnerships Applied for/Received Lumina investment 2011 AACC WDI Launch Documentation/Learning Labs Virtual Engagement Additional Lumina investment
C4: Vision Foster Intentional And Sustainable Engagement Between Community Colleges and Goodwills to Build Stronger Economies and Communities
C4: Purpose Increase college and career success for low- income adults through: documenting, promoting, and replicating high impact partnership models throughout the Goodwill and community college networks.
C 4 Partnership Models Revenue Sharing: Co-Enrollment– northern VA –Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) –Goodwill of Greater Washington Shared Assets – Winston-Salem, NC –Goodwill Industries of Northwest North Carolina –Forsyth Technical Community College Revenue Sharing: Alternative Career School Model – Good Careers Academy, San Antonio, TX –Goodwill Industries of San Antonio –The Alamo Colleges
Unique Components: Co-Enrollment Model CREDENTIALS EARNED:College Credits toward a Credential REVENUE SHARING:College collects tuition. College compensates Goodwill for faculty and training site. INSTRUCTORS:Employed by Goodwill- receive Adjunct Faculty Status WRAP-AROUND SUPPORTS, SOFT SKILLS AND JOB PLACEMENT: Goodwill COLLEGE ENROLLMENT / FINANCIAL AID PROCESS: NOVA College Liaison conducts enrollment at Goodwill site. Pell grants awarded. FINANCIAL AID:Pell Grants awarded.
Unique Components: Shared Asset Model CREDENTIALS EARNED:Stackable Continuing Ed Credits and Certificates. REVENUE SHARING:College collects tuition directly from most students. Some tuition passes through Goodwill from public agencies to college. INSTRUCTORS:Employed by Forsyth Technical Community College WRAP-AROUND SUPPORTS, SOFT SKILLS AND JOB PLACEMENT: Goodwill COLLEGE ENROLLMENT / FINANCIAL AID PROCESS: Most students enroll directly with college. Some are enrolled by Goodwill as cadres. FINANCIAL AID:Not awarded. Many courses are free to students through NC State program.
Unique Components: Good Careers Academy CREDENTIALS EARNED:Continuing Education contact hours (some convertible to credits under further study) and Certificates REVENUE SHARING:Goodwill purchases courses from Alamo Colleges. INSTRUCTORS:Alamo Colleges: Continuing Ed instructors. Goodwill: Job Readiness trainers. WRAP-AROUND SUPPORTS, SOFT SKILLS AND JOB PLACEMENT: Goodwill COLLEGE ENROLLMENT:Alamos Colleges Liaison conducts enrollment at Goodwill site. FINANCIAL AID:Pell Grant eligibility after Goodwill obtains career school accreditation.
Key C4 Model Common Elements Pooling of complementary resources and competencies Market-driven Multi-tiered collaboration Dedicated staff / liaison positions Customer-focused programming –Participants and business Strong leadership
Key C 4 Model Learnings Challenges in developing/operating the partnership Data Sharing Leadership Buy-in Financial Arrangements Credit/Non-Credit
Ways to Engage Connect with your local Goodwill Participate in joint learning opportunities Visit the C4 Clearinghouse (1 st Qtr. 2012) Visit model partnership sites Access the C4 Toolkits
What’s in the C4 Toolkit Collection? Descriptive Documents: Model profiles Logic Model diagrams Win-Win Proposition Business Models Sample Joint Project Planning Tools Staffing Models Sample Cohort Document File Ten Tips for Repurposing Space Tools: Model Specific Planning Tools Win-Win Proposition Worksheets Business Model Tools Capacity and Asset Checklists Joint Project Planning Tools Process Map Tools Sample FAFSA Checklist MOU Templates
For more information on building a C4 partnership, contact: C4@goodwill.org