Presentation on theme: "The Learning Success Pipeline AN EMILY GRIFFITH SUCCESS STORY."— Presentation transcript:
The Learning Success Pipeline AN EMILY GRIFFITH SUCCESS STORY
Our Team Tricia Johnson, Director of Instructional Programs Linda Van Doren, Instructional Dean of Adult Education & Language Learning Center Aarthi Ramesh, Instructional Dean of Health Sciences Amy Downing, Manager of Continuing Education and Customized Training
Our Mission The mission of Emily Griffith Technical College is to provide knowledge, skills, and values that enable students to compete successfully in the workforce and to be self-sufficient citizens and lifelong learners.
Our School - THEN Emily Griffith Opportunity School (1916) Committed to providing opportunity for all who wish to learn Dedicated to meeting industry needs Focused on English language acquisition and career and technical education
Our School - NOW Emily Griffith Technical College Committed to providing opportunity for all who wish to learn Dedicated to meeting industry needs Focused on educational needs of the lifelong learner
Adult Education & Language Learning Center One of the country’s oldest adult English as a Second Language programs Largest GED testing center in Colorado in 2014 Robust pathways into CTE programs that include financial, advising, and employment support Financial model is combination of tuition, investment by college, and through external (grant) funding Two Adult Education Programs Six English as a Second Language Programs
Adult Education Managed enrollment cohorts Instructional best practices model with supplemental support 45-hour classes split by subject and academic level Adult Basic Education Program Co-enrollment in CTE Native-English speaker literacy classes Adult Secondary Education Program Common Core/GED preparation Courses offered onsite and in DPS schools for community
Language Learning Center (English as a Second Language) Students a mix of immigrants, refugees, tourists In AY 14, students from 94 countries speaking 72 languages Six English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs (3,000 students annually) Pre-Academic, Career, Technical ESL Career Readiness ESL On-the-Job Training Program at Emily’s Coffee Parent Engagement ESL Community ESL In-home tutoring ESL program
Synergy for Success Specialized Instruction Mentoring Services: Hands On Marketing- Community Career Assistance
Continuing Education Innovation in Instruction Instantly create customized, just in time training to support our program students needs CPR certification Small business classes Program specific skills upgrade training
Continuing Education Addressing Student Needs Partner with outside agencies to provide educational opportunities at all levels Denver Office of Economic Development-Youth Division to create 4 customized training opportunities in non-traditional areas for girls, ages 14-18 Driving program enrollment Expanding educational opportunities to new populations of students Increasing interest in CTE career fields
Continuing Education School-wide Collaboration We support the credit side of the house in numerous ways: Structure and administrative functions for consistency and quality Supporting non-credit training opportunities for both off-site and utilizing existing class space
Questions? Amy DowningAmy.Downing@emilygriffith.edu Tricia JohnsonTricia.Johnson@emilygriffith.edu Aarthi RameshAarthi.Ramesh@emilygriffith.edu Linda Van DorenLinda.VanDoren@emilygriffith.edu
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