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1 VERNON REGIONAL ADULT BASED EDUCATION WORKPLACE EDUCATION 2013 A Unique Partnership Working For You
Vernon Regional Adult Based Education Serving 14 Towns AshfordBolton ColchesterCoventry East WindsorEllington GlastonburyGriswold MansfieldSouth Windsor TollandVernon WethersfieldWillington
Workplace Education Overview Trends The CT Workforce Education Model Customized Services Employee Benefits/Employer Benefits Why Companies Choose Vernon Regional Adult Based Education Questions
Trends in Workforce Education More than half a million adult residents lack basic skills in reading, writing and computation. 235,000 adults speak English “less than very well.” Technology has increased the need for employees who can continually retrain and integrate new learning. Global competition requires better workplace skills to maintain international standards. Employers are being forced to “develop” rather than “hire” job ready employees. Connecticut Data from the 2000 Census
“We are living in a world where what you can earn is a function of what you can learn.” - William J. Clinton
Employer Benefits Increased Productivity Enhanced Employee Retention Improved Team Performance Improved Health and Safety Record Higher Success Rate in Transferring Employee within the Company
CT Workforce Education Model Initial contact with company Conduct a needs assessment Analyze and present assessment findings Develop customized curriculum and goals Deliver training at your worksite Evaluate worksite program
8 Snapshot of VRABE’s Workplace Services Skills Appraisal Basic Skills Instruction in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics High School Completion Programs English as a Second Language Introduction to Computers Word and Excel Training
Education for the 21 st Century Pre -GED Focuses on basic literacy and math skills. Designed for students who do not meet the minimum requirements for the GED (General Education Development) classes. General Education Development (GED) Alternative route to a high school diploma. Classroom based courses in English, Writing Skills, Social Studies, Literature, Math, Science and the Arts. Prepares students to take the Connecticut GED exam. The External Diploma Program (NEDP) Alternative path to achieve a high school diploma for adults in the workforce. The student has some type of occupational skill that can be verified by a present or past employer or community assessor. Offers no classroom instruction but is a series of assessments. An adult who completes the portfolio assessment is awarded a Vernon Regional Adult High School Diploma.
Education for the 21 st Century The Credit Diploma Program Offers students an avenue to successfully complete the State of Connecticut’s requirements for high school completion. Academic classes are structured to meet the graduation requirements. Students may be awarded credit for a variety of life experiences. Vernon Regional Adult High School Diploma is granted upon completion. English as a Second Language Instruction is designed for adults who have limited proficiency in the English Language. Program is customized to meet employer and employee needs. Certified Nursing Assistant This program offers the opportunity to enter the healthcare field. This program provides 125 hours of classroom instruction and clinical training in skilled nursing facilities
Customized Training Solutions Small classes offer individualized attention Outcome oriented services Needs Analysis Training is held at your site Offering a wide range of programs Affordable programs made possible through grants
Why Choose Vernon Region Adult Based Education? Our expertise: Understanding the basic skill needs of workers Analyzing basic skills imbedded in job tasks Using workplace-based assessments Creating instruction that links basic skills with on-the-job applications Working with adults in a workplace setting Our teachers are experienced working with adult learners.
Return on Investment Improved communication Improved productivity and quality of work Improved ability to understand and apply new information Improved team performance Improved ability to use new technology Improved safety record
For More Information Vernon Regional Adult Based Education 30 Park Street Vernon, CT 06066 Richard Welk 870-6060 ext. 24 richard.Welk@vernonct.org Coordinator Carl Mandell, Ed. D. 870-6000 ext.139 email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Adult Educational Director www.vrabe.org