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1 VALUE OF HIGHER EDUCATION Education and Economic Prosperity Forum March 11, 2014

2 New Georgetown University Data: By  65 Percent of all jobs in the economy will require postsecondary education and training beyond high school;  55 Million job openings – 24 million from newly created jobs and 31 million due to baby boomer retirements;  Of all occupations, 70 percent consider mathematical knowledge either very important or extremely important to success.

3  Dropouts $595,000  High School Grads$1,066,000  Associate Degree Grads$1,509,000 Chicago Tribune Editorial December 6, 2011

4 HIGH SCHOOL MARKET PENETRATION 38.1% 1.Ottawa – 148 (42.29%)6.Hall – 49 (49.00%) 2.LaSalle-Peru – 140 (55.56%)7.St. Bede – 37 (50.68%) 3.Streator – 77 (37.56%)8.Putnam Co. – 28 (45.90%) 4.Mendota – 57 (39.31%)9.Serena – 19 (34.55%) 5.Princeton – 52 (34.67%)10.Woodland – 15 (44.12%) TOP TEN HIGH SCHOOLS Class of 2012

5 High Growth Opportunities for Employment at IVCC  Manufacturing  Healthcare

6 Career & Technical Programs in Community Technology Center  Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering  Computer Network Administration including Computer Repair and Operating Systems  Electronics  Manufacturing includes Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Machinist/Tool & D ie  Industrial Electricity  Industrial Maintenance  Wind Energy and other Renewable Sources  Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning

7 Career & Technical Programs in Community Technology Center Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design manufacturing or architectural parts, analyze, optimize and modify them. Draw and read blueprints. Computer Network Administration including Computer Repair and Operating Systems Set up, run and maintain business computer networks. Electronics Manufacture, install, repair and maintain components.

8 Career & Technical Programs in Community Technology Center (cont’d) Manufacturing including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and Machinist/Tool & Die Set up and operate manually-controlled machines (mills & lathes) and develop computer programs to direct machines to make parts using the appropriate tool and materials. Tool and die professional machine fixtures, dies, molds, tools and gauges used in manufacturing. Industrial Electricity Install and maintain electrical motors and controls.

9 Career & Technical Programs in Community Technology Center (cont’d) Industrial Maintenance Maintain hydraulic and pneumatic equipment commonly used in manufacturing, including bearings, belts, chains and piping. Wind Energy and other Renewable Sources Maintain, control and monitor wind turbines. Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Install and maintain heating, cooling and ventilation systems.

10 Certified Production Technician Certificate A nationally portable, industry-recognized certification that focuses on core-competency standards identified in manufacturing. The CPT Certificate Program can be completed in one semester and consists of the following courses:  GNT 1220 Intro to Manufacturing & OSHA 10 Hour Safety  GNT 1225Quality & Measurement  GNT1230Manufacturing Processes  GNT 1235Intro to Manufacturing Maintenance  MTH 1206Technical Mathematics I  SDT1201Career Exploration  SDT1203Job Seeking Skills

11 Certified Production Technician Endorsed by local employers as a preferred credential of applicants: Maze Nails MBL (USA) Corporation Plymouth Tube Company Sabic Innovative Plastics Transco Products Vactor Manufacturing Zip-Pak American Nickeloid Company Black Bros. Company Carus Corporation Eakas Corporation Hart Electric HCC, Inc. James Hardie

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