Presentation on theme: "Developing Meaningful Non-credit to Credit Pathways Accelerating Progress for Low Skilled and Other Workers in Advanced Manufacturing Pathways Kathy Rentsch,"— Presentation transcript:
Developing Meaningful Non-credit to Credit Pathways Accelerating Progress for Low Skilled and Other Workers in Advanced Manufacturing Pathways Kathy Rentsch, Dean School for Business, Engineering & Technology Quinsigamond Community College
QCC Collaborates Across Region Employers ▫Articulate substantive technical training for college credit ▫Customize incumbent workforce training ▫Design curriculum to address emerging technologies and build STEM workforce ▫Collaborate on industry awareness activities Community-Based Agencies ▫Articulate substantive technical training for college credit ▫Collaborate on industry awareness activities K-12 School Systems ▫Articulate substantive technical curriculum for college credit ▫Offer dual or concurrent enrollment courses ▫Collaborate on industry awareness activities Other Colleges & Universities ▫Launch Community College Transformation Agenda ▫Develop transfer articulation agreements
How QCC Credentials Substantive Technical Training: MassMEP Case Study Step 1: Align learning outcomes from non-credit to credit for MNT 101; MNT 110; MNT 115; MNT 210; MNT 215; Total: 17 credits. Step 2: Credential a minimum of 600 hours of OJT; Total: 9 credits. Step 3: Design associate degree completion option with blend of liberal arts, business, and upper level manufacturing technology coursework; Total: 34-36 credits.
How QCC Aligns Learning Outcomes: The Documents Articulation agreement Quinsigamond Community College and Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership Quinsigamond Community College Request For Course- equivalency Credit Articulation Review Form (Part 1) QCC Request For Course-equivalency Credit (Part 2)
QCC’s Advanced Entry Ramp to Associate Degree A.S. in Manufacturing Technology, Applied Manufacturing Option
QCC: Why QCC Credentials Substantive Technical Training Commitment to regional workforce and economic development Education and training programs in engineering, engineering technology, science, business, healthcare, and liberal arts Kathy Rentsch firstname.lastname@example.org 508-854-2712