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GPSTEM Priorities & Strategies

on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:24


 Priority Areas

  1. Create articulated pathways to careers in high growth STEM sectors 

  2. Build these pathways to ensure on-time graduation (15 to finish)

    1. Implement intrusive advising and increased course availability 

  3. Further partnerships with Career Centers & Workforce Investment Boards (WIBs)

  4. Partner with UMASS system and the State Universities to develop STEM transfer pathways 

Target Populations to be Served

  1. TAA eligible workers

  2. Un/underemployed workers 

  3. Veterans 


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Guided Pathways to Success in STEM

on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 14:55


A consortia proposal submitted collectively by the 15 community colleges in Massachusetts led by Massasoit Community College has been selected by the U.S. Department of Labor for the final round of federal funding from the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training Grant (TAACCCT). The community colleges are advancing a comprehensive approach to addressing the training and educational needs of workers and employers statewide with a focus on articulated pathways to careers in high-growth STEM sectors (As well as advanced manufacturing and healthcare).

The $20 million

Statewide Grant Initiatives

on Wed, 01/21/2015 - 20:13

The Massachusetts Community Colleges Executive Office (MCCEO) actively pursues grant opportunities and other alternative sources of funding to further enhance the ability of schools statewide to serve a diverse array of people. These grants help MCCEO create programs that are integral to student success at the community colleges by ensuring that course curriculums are designed to feed into the most in demand fields, as well as ensuring that students stay on pathways to success while still enrolled. Some of the best examples of such programs are:

MCCTA Meeting Information & Materials

on Fri, 11/28/2014 - 18:19

 

MCCTA Fall Meeting - October 27th, 2016

The Fall Meeting of the Massachusetts Community Colleges Trustees' Association (MCCTA) will take place on Thursday, October 27, 2016, in conjunction with the Statewide Trustees Conference hosted by the Department of Higher Education. The meeting will immediately follow the Statewide Trustees Conference, which runs from 10 A.M. through 4 P.M. Business will begin at 4:00 P.M. (Dinner will be served).

The keynote speaker will be David Baime, the Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Policy Analysis for the American Association of

Tester

on Thu, 03/13/2014 - 18:26

PACE is actively engaged with its member institutions on a number of potential opportunities in which cost savings and efficiencies can be achieved.

Current efforts include:

  • Information Technology Assessment (Click here for more Information)
  • Analysis and assessment of Campus Insurance to “right size” insurance selection
  • Assessment of  Campus Bookstores
  • Joint Training and Education Opportunities
  • Evaluation of Energy Services

PACE is also an active member of the National Association of Consortia Leadership, a Norfolk, VA based organization, and, as such, is part of a national effort to promote

PACE Initiatives

on Thu, 02/27/2014 - 17:39

PACE is actively engaged with its member institutions on a number of potential opportunities in which cost savings and efficiencies can be achieved.

Current efforts include:

  • Information Technology Assessment (Click here for more Information)
  • Analysis and assessment of Campus Insurance to “right size” insurance selection
  • Assessment of  Campus Bookstores
  • Joint Training and Education Opportunities
  • Evaluation of Energy Services

PACE is also an active member of the National Association of Consortia Leadership, a Norfolk, VA based organization, and, as such, is part of a national effort to promote and

Steering Committee

on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 20:58

The activities of PACE are directed by the PACE Steering Committee.  The Committee consists of three State University Presidents, three Community College Presidents, the Executive Officer of the State University Council of Presidents; the Executive Officer of the Community College Council of Presidents; A representative of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, (ex officio) and the Executive Director of Pace (convener, ex officio).

PACE Steering Committee

 
President Frederick ClarkBridgewater State University, Chair
President F. Javier Cevallos Framingham State University

Massachusetts Community College Trustees visit Washington, D.C.

on Tue, 02/18/2014 - 18:04

(2/17/17) More than 25 community college trustees from Massachusetts joined their colleagues from across the country in Washington, D.C. this week for the annual Community College National Legislative Summit. Each year, the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) co-hosts this event with the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) for trustees and presidents from community colleges across the nation.

Clean Energy Team

on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 21:13

Transformation Agenda Newsletters

on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 22:04


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