Presentation on theme: "2015 COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUTURES ASSEMBLY PREPARING TO EXPERIENCE 21 YEARS OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXCELLENCE!"— Presentation transcript:
2015 COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUTURES ASSEMBLY PREPARING TO EXPERIENCE 21 YEARS OF COMMUNITY COLLEGE EXCELLENCE!
PRESENTERS Dale Campbell, Professor and Director, Institute of Higher Education & FUTURES Bellwether College Consortium, University of Florida Tina O’Daniels, Associate Director & Faculty, Institute of Higher Education, University of Florida Xiaodan Hu, PhD Fellow & Program Director, Community College Futures Assembly, Institute of Higher Education, University of Florida
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUTURES ASSEMBLY National independent policy “think tank” to identify the critical issues facing community colleges Recognize trend-setting bellwether programs that other colleges can consider replicating Two decades recognizing over 60 postsecondary institutions and 500 Bellwether Finalists
2015 FUTURES ASSEMBLY Reverse Transfer Keynote – The Honorable Dr. Virginia Foxx State delegations & research Policy Summit Keynote – Joanna Barsh 30 Bellwether Presentations in 3 Categories Critical Issues Discussion Forum Bellwether College Consortium Updates Bellwether Award
THE BELLWETHER AWARDS 1,000 nominatio ns National Conferen ce, media National Panel of Judges Address Three Categori es Instructional Programs & Services Planning, Governance & Finance Workforce Development
BELLWETHER CATEGORIES Instructional Programs & Services Programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to foster or support teaching and learning in the community college Planning, Governance & Finance Programs or activities that have been designed and successfully implemented to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the community college Workforce Development Public and/or private strategic alliances and partnerships that promote community and economic development
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES ACE Is the Place: Providing New Pathways to Graduation Chipola College, FL Achieving Change Through a Positive Culture Cuyahoga Community College, OH Maricopa Millions OER Project: Scaling Use of ExtraOERdinary Materials Maricopa County Community College District, AZ Summer Advantage: A Collaborative Model for Building the Future with College Readiness Norco College, CA Alternative Scheduling/Combined Courses Palm Beach State College, FL
INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES A Mathematical Pathway to Success for Arts Majors Sinclair Community College, OH From Rhetoric to Reality: Innovating for Success at a Hispanic and Minority Serving Institution South Mountain Community College, AZ The Evolution and Success of an Accelerated Mathematics Program The Community College of Baltimore County, MD Pathways out of Prison: A Correctional Education Debate Project Walla Walla Community College, WA A holistic instructional approach to effectively closing the student achievement gap by significantly improving student learning Wallace Community College - Dothan, AL
PLANNING, GOVERNANCE, & FINANCE Building a Zero Net Building for STEM. Improving Science Technology, Engineering, Math, and Health Technologies Programs in a Zero Net Energy Building in the North East. Bristol Community College, MA Back to the Future - Pathway to Financial Literacy and Long- Term Student Financial Success Broward College, FL 3CSN Leadership Institute: Transforming Basic Skills Instruction College by College California Community Colleges’ Success Network, CA Connecting College with Communities East Central Community College, MS Using Financial Aid Data and Fundraising Strategies to Improve Access, Persistence and Completion through Scholarships Flathead Valley Community College, MT
PLANNING, GOVERNANCE, & FINANCE Building Pathways to Careers through Partnership: Industry Intern Program (I2) Grayson College, TX The WISE Program - Innovation in Education Isothermal Community College, NC Trailblazing Math: The Path to My Success Northeast Alabama Community College, AL Helmets to Mortarboards: Veterans to Mortarboards a Comprehensive Enrollment Service Ocean County College, NJ Bridging the Gap in STEM Education St. Louis Community College, MO
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Alamo Academies - An Industry-Driven, Higher Education Program of Studies, Workforce and Economic Development Partnership: Boosting the School-to-Careers Pipeline Alamo Colleges, TX Alamo Colleges I-BEST: Creating Unbound Pathways to Living Wage Careers Alamo Colleges, TX Discovering Pathways to Independence Cape Cod Community College, MA Missouri Innovation Campus: An Early College Approach to Future Workforce Demands Metropolitan Community College, MO Retail Partnership Preparing an Educated and Experienced Workforce Niagara County Community College, NY
WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT NOVA's College Pathway Initiatives: Facilitating College and Career Success through Collective Impact Programming Northern Virginia Community College, VA Center for Advanced Manufacturing Piedmont Technical College, SC Mobile Learning Labs – Paving New Pathways Pueblo Community College, CO Gator Engineering @ Santa Fe Program: A Community College and University Partner to Address Workforce Demand for Engineers Santa Fe College, FL Certified for Success Technical College of the Lowcountry, SC
PREPARATION OF PACKET 3 Binders (one electronic file) + 1 minute videoDescribe the need (Rationale)History of ProgramMeasures of EffectivenessTestimonialsReplication
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Who should we send to present? What are the different payment options? What does the registration fee include? Do I need to register separately for the Policy Summit? Which registration option should I choose? When are the presentations? When will the winners be announced?
BELLWETHER COLLEGE CONSORTIUM The Bellwether College Consortium’s primary goals are to promote effective postsecondary programs for replication at higher education institutions across the nation, and to actively position your college to be in the best position to pursue various funding opportunities. In addition, the Consortium provides a platform for its members to collaborate on potential joint ventures while having access to educational thought leaders at the national Futures Assembly.
BELLWETHER COLLEGE CONSORTIUM Leverage the partnership power of a renowned national consortium Partner with other members to implement award-winning programs Engaging Partnerships Mobile Enrollment Software Digital Literary Technology Leading– Edge Technology Investigation and Analysis of pending postsecondary issues Strategy Development to address educational issues Monthly Webinars addressing critical issues and best-practices Applied Research http://education.ufl.edu/bellwether/
2015 NATIONAL POLICY SUMMIT What is Reverse Transfer? Why gather to discuss Reverse Transfer? http://education.ufl.edu/futures/2015-policy-summit/
SEE YOU IN ORLANDO! http://education.ufl.edu/futures/