Presentation on theme: "Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Spring 2015 Plenary Session Panel Discussion: The Impact of the Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation,"— Presentation transcript:
Academic Senate for California Community Colleges Spring 2015 Plenary Session Panel Discussion: The Impact of the Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy
Panel Members Sunita Cooke, Task Force Chair, Superintendent/President at Mira Costa CCD Lynn Shaw, Task Force Co-Chair, Professor of Electrical Technology, Long Beach CCD James P. Mayer, President and CEO, CA FWD
Task Force Membership The Task Force is comprised of representatives from community college faculty, administration, trustee and students; the employer community; labor; public agencies involved in workforce training and economic development; K-12 education policy; and community based organizations.
Faculty Task Force Members Lynn Shaw, Co-Chair, Long Beach City College Julie Bruno, Vice President, ASCCC, Sierra College Toni Parsons, Curriculum Chair, San Diego Mesa Lynell Wiggins, Counselor, Pasadena College Information on all the Taskforce members may be found on the Chancellor’s Office Website.Chancellor’s Office Website
The Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation and a Strong Economy Goal: To increase individual and regional economic competitiveness by providing California’s workforce with relevant skills and quality credentials that match employer needs and fuel a strong economy.
The Workforce Task Force Consider strategies and recommend policies and practices to: Prepare students for high-value jobs that currently exist in the State, Position California’s regions to attract high-value jobs in key industry sectors from other states and around the globe, Create more jobs through workforce training that enables small business development, and Finance these initiatives by braiding state and federal resources.
Timeline Phase 1: College Conversations and Regional Meetings November – March Phase 2: Town Hall Meetings February – March Phase 3: Task Force Meetings January – July Recommendations to the Board of Governors September 2015
Questions for Panelists Please give a brief description of your own background and the reasons that you believe you were chosen to serve on the task force.
Questions for Panelists What do you see as the major issues the task force needs to address?
Questions for Panelists What do you see as the role of the constituent group you represent in the task force discussions (faculty, CEO or administration, business and industry representative)?
Questions for Panelists What results would you most like to see come out of the work of the task force?
Questions for Panelists Questions from the audience?