WHO WE ARE: 13 Community and Technical Colleges and 14 Workforce Investment Regions
MoHealthWINs Grant Team and Consortium Colleges Workforce System Employers
WHO WE ARE CONTINUED: 25 EMPLOYER PARTNERS SIGNED ON TO SUPPORT MOHEALTHWINs
Health Science Educational Pathways and Participating Colleges
Who are the Eligible Target Participant Population? 1.Trade Act Assistance Participants 2.Unemployed Participants 3.Underemployed Participants 4.Low Skilled Participants
Priority 1: Accelerate Progress for Low-Skilled and Other Workers. Strategies: MoHealthWINs will develop a healthcare portal that will assess and develop participants’ skills, restructure courses into modular formats, introduce flexible schedules, create bridge programs into shorter certificate modules and enhance relationships between colleges and the public workforce system.
This is an actual MoHealthWINs Transitions class at East Central College, Union, MIssouri
Priority 2: Improve Retention and Achievement Rates and/or Reduce Time to Completion. Strategies: MoHealthWINs will integrate basic academics into contextualized modules and provide supplemental instruction, develop intensive student services interventions, and support articulation of credit for coursework and work experience (Credit for Prior Learning).
Mineral Area College in Park Hills, Missouri – MaintTech - Modularized certificate programs in stationary engineering and HVAC.
Priority 3: Build Programs that Meet Industry Needs Including Developing Career Pathways. Strategies: MoHealthWINs will focus efforts on industry needs through the development of learning communities, employer engagement, internships, and leveraging tuition assistance programs to implement “learn and earn” opportunities.
Priority 4: Strengthen Online and Technology-Enabled Learning. Strategies: MoHealthWINs will develop online or hybrid, technology-enabled programs, including strategies to help becoming a successful online learner with digital literacy courses as well as enhance training with online simulation software programs of study.
First fiscal year of MoHealthWINs (Sept 30, 2012): Eight colleges started 18 new programs 219 participants enrolled in MHW programs MAC’s hybrid integrated electronic software lab By the end of 2012: 25 programs at 10 colleges OTC’s mobile hearing instrument training lab MCC’s information technology simulation lab First Year RESULTS
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