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3 Career/Technical Education Value-Added

4 June 2003 3 High School Apprenticeship Local Directors Meeting February 18, 2004

5 General Timeframe - morning or afternoon Training - combination of classroom and lab Curriculum – determined by the company Student Qualifications – Enrolled in school full-time – Minimum of 2.5 GPA – Lives within 35-mile radium

6 Students will: Be interviewed and assessed according to company policy. Adhere to company training and school policies. Sign training agreements with parents, company, school, etc (not a contract). Be evaluated. Be paid a training wage. Continue training after graduation. Be hired full-time upon successful completion.

7 Company will: Assist with identification of program content and other necessary program elements. Provide staff for mentors, trainers, and advisors to participants, particularly in final stages. Pay a reasonable training wage. Hire successful completers of the program.

8 State will: Assist to develop program elements defined by the company in coordination with school requirements. Coordinate the program with appropriate company/AIDT staff, school officials, and SDE. Tract student progress.

9 Local School System will: Recruit student candidates. Assist SDE and company staff to coordinate the program. Coordinate/assist with program marketing and student commitment and follow-up.

10 Program Description Essential elements of specified industry will be included in curriculum/program development. Classroom and lab training will be conducted at training center or plant. Curriculum will include Coordinated Studies course. Program will replicate plant processes and operations (tool room, supplies, etc.).

11 Program Development: Company(s) will identify program elements. AIDT will support the program. SDE will ensure proper high school credit Plans will be jointly developed between company and SDE to ensure appropriateness. Training materials for instructors and student is the joint

12 APAP Class ¾

13 Auburn Training Connection Development of Industry Skills Set Identifying workforce skills needed for Auburn industry

14 Industry and Stakeholder Participants Langcourt, Ltd.Geoff Slater Chamber of CommerceLolly Steiner City of AuburnJennifer Norton City of AuburnEd Gardner Auburn City SchoolsDibba Spears Capitol Vial, Inc.Bonnie Huckaby DonaldsonJay Harris FalkFred Haas Alabama Technology NetworkHenry Burdg Vermont AmericanPat Sankovsky Auburn MillworksRussell Spratlin Weston SolutionsCarlton Rogers SMC SouthBrenda Davis Leonard PetersonRoger Lethander Southern UnionMary White Hoerbiger HydraulicsJim Hampton Hoerbiger DriveTechEric Winkler Briggs and StrattonTim Beasley Touchstone PrecisionPricilla Dismukes MasterBrand Cabinets – Bryan Hancock Capitol Vial, Inc

15 Industry Input 4/22/2003 13 industries represented plus Auburn University, Auburn Chamber of Commerce, City of Auburn, Auburn City Schools and Southern Union State Community College 2-hour meeting – Auburn City Hall Annex Over 55 knowledge/skill items discussed as needed for the industry group.

16 Assumptions The focus of the skill set is on the needs of existing industry. Although each employer is concerned about their individual workforce needs, initially the skill set will focus on the job concentrations that employ the largest numbers of workers. Occupational and technical skills are important, however Auburn industry encourages primary emphasis and priority on enhancing basic academic and employability knowledge and skills. Learning outcomes must articulate with additional 2- year and 4-year education opportunities.

17 What are the Specifics of Auburns Industry? What is the nature of Auburn industry? What are the dominate manufacturing processes? What are the dominate job concentrations? What are the dominate materials used? What are the most recruited jobs?

18 The Method Inventory Auburn manufacturing establishments Identify key manufacturing processes and sub- processes Map manufacturing processes Industry Survey

19 Auburn Manufacturing Defined Establishments engaged in the thermal, chemical and mechanical transformation of materials or substances into industrial or finished goods/products. 45 Auburn establishments fit the definition that involve some 2,855 existing jobs.

20 Material Processing Activities

21 Employer-Workforce Knowledge & Skills Gap Knowledge & Skill Types – Academic Knowledge and Skills – Employability Knowledge and Skills – Occupational and Technical Knowledge and Skills

22 What are Academic Knowledge and Skills? Academic skills, such as mathematics, writing, etc. – Mathematics – Science – Reading – Writing – Penmanship

23 Enhanced Academic Knowledge and Skills Literacy Reading comprehension and understanding written instructions Writing the English language with clarity and without ambiguity Quality and style of handwriting Mathematics Basic math Geometry, trigonometry, and algebra (fractions) Applied technical math/shop math Verbal Ability to communicate with co-workers and in team meetings Auburn industry desires enhanced academic knowledge and skills in:

24 What are Employability Knowledge and Skills? Broadly applicable skills, such as working in teams, analyzing and solving problems, etc. -Listening- Teamwork -Speaking- Building Consensus -Adaptability- Attendance -Reasoning & Problem Solving -Organizing & Planning -Using Social Skills -Gathering & Analyzing Information

25 Enhanced Employability Knowledge and Skills Basic Computer Operations Keyboarding Word processing Database applications Spreadsheet applications Operating systems Reasoning /Problem Solving Application of academic skills to real world problems Teamwork/Small Group work teams Communications skills Accountability Timeliness Work ethic Technical Writing Reliability and Dependability Attendance Attitude Workplace expectations Safety Standards Print Interpretations (Blueprint reading) Metric System Basic Mechanics (leverage, vectors, inertia) Characteristics of Materials Personal financial management Problem Solving Multi-tasking & Time management How to think How to listen Observation How to ask questions How to work neatly and tidily (5s) How to read measuring devices Job Readiness Ability to fill out an application correctly Resume preparation Interviewing skills Auburn industry desires enhanced employability knowledge and skills in:

26 What are Occupational and Technical Knowledge and Skills? Occupational and technical skills that tend to be specific to an industry or concentration, such as skill using inspection tools, knowledge of manufacturing processes, etc. – Welding – Electricity

27 Auburn Industry Manufacturing Processes Map Actual Map

28 Auburn Industry by Type Small Gasoline Engines Sterile Fill & Packaging Automotive wheels Wooden Kitchen Cabinets Heavy Truck Mufflers Hardware Tools Wire Fabrication Gear Couplings Wooden Laboratory Furniture Commercial Printing Newspaper Printing Automotive Parts Automotive hydraulics Instant Printing Limestone Quarry Conveyor Bearings Wooden Doors Screen Printing Electronics Ready-mix Concrete Batteries Rebuilt Motorcycle Cylinders Brake Plates Asphalt Paving Components Advertising Specialties Precious Metal Jewelry Interior & Exterior Signs Welding, Hydraulics and General Machine Shop Ceramic Molds Door Hardware Embroidery Sports Balls Covers 85% of the manufacturing jobs

29 Job Concentrations Needed in Auburn Industry Production Set up, operate, monitor, control and improve manufacturing processes and schedules to meet customer and business requirements. Typical Job Classifications Operator, production associate, and assembler. Maintenance, Installation, and Repair Ensure that the maintenance of the manufacturing system fulfills customer and business requirements, install and repair equipment on the manufacturing floor. Typical Job Classifications Industrial maintenance mechanic and industrial maintenance technician Manufacturing Skill Standards Council definitions

30 Enhanced Occupational and Technical Knowledge and Skills Separating Processes (Machining and Shearing) Assembling Processes (Fastening and Bonding) Materials (Metals, Polymers, Wood, and Wood Composites) Maintenance Technology Measurement and Layout Process Improvement Initiatives (Lean, Six Sigma, ISO, etc.) Basics of the Manufacturing/Business Economy Auburn industry desires enhanced occupational and technical Knowledge and skills in:

31 Career/Technical Education Alabama Department of Education C/T has some existing courses of study in place that match basic needs. Cabinetmaking and Millwork Electrical Technology HVACR Drafting Design Technology Industrial Maintenance Technology Precision Machining Technology Welding Technology Coordinated Studies Construction Cluster-2 Manufacturing Cluster-6

32 New Courses of Study Needed Assembling – Mechanical Fastening – Bonding (except welding) Materials – Metals – Plastics – Wood Measurement and Layout Process Improvement Initiatives Manufacturing/Business Overview

33 Teaching Methods Needed Use a variety of teaching methods that align with industry environment. – Case Studies – Panel of Experts – Report-Back Sessions – Team Work (i.e., small groups) – Industry guest speaker/teachers – Brainstorming

34 Course of Study Coverage/Gap Map C/T Course of Study Industry Need Cabinetmaking andMillwork ElectricalTechnology HVACR DraftingDesignTechnology IndustrialMaintenanceTechnology PrecisionMachiningTechnologyWeldingTechnology CoordinatedStudies New CourseNeeded Separating – (Machining) Separating – (Shearing) Assembling – (Fastening) Assembling – (Bonding) Materials WoodMetalPlastic Maintenance Measurement & Layout Metric Process Improvement Basics of Manufacturing/Business

35 Auburn Industry Aligned and Articulated C/T Program Enhanced Academic Knowledge and Skills Enhanced Employability Knowledge and Skills Auburn Industry Occupational and Technical Knowledge and Skills Industry Aligned C/T Program Occupational and technical skills are important, however Auburn industry encourages primary emphasis and priority on enhancing basic academic and employability knowledge and skills. Learning Objective Teamwork & Communication The process prepares high school graduates for local manufacturing employment with the option for additional (2-year & 4-year+) education.

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