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Modesto Junior College

Strong Workforce

Strong Workforce funding is aimed at creating more and better CTE - more enrollments, more completions, more students employed in their field of interest.
The proposal cycle for 2019-20 projects begins in fall 2019.

 Instructions for 2019-20 Proposals

The timeline and specific instructions for proposals in the 2019-20 year are now available.

August 22, 2018                Kickoff meeting for CTE Faculty: Strong Workforce Proposal Process
September - November    Technical Assistance for proposal development (workshop on October 17th, 2018)
December 4, 2018            Proposals and budgets due to deans for review/revision
December 10, 2018          Proposals and budgets due to Office of Institutional Effectiveness
December-January           Review and ranking of proposals (SW Review Committee)
January 25, 2019              Final projects determined for submission to State Chancellor's Office

 Steps to developing a Strong Workforce Proposal

1. Review labor market information
2. Complete the project proposal form and budget worksheet
Nineteen innovative projects have been funded in the last three years.

2016-17 Strong Workforce Projects

  • Agriculture Irrigation Lab. Establishing a fully operational outdoor irrigation lab with small reservoir, pump systems, sprinkler systems, and technical measurement equipment.
  • Sustainable Agriculture Program. Enhancing solar and wind power, sustainable gardens, water conservation, and bee habitat.
  • Associate Degree Nursing. Equipment to enhance ADN program: intravenous simulator, mobile medication workstations.
  • Business. Cross-disciplinary redesign of Business Administration and Office Administration programs to improve alignment with industry needs and develop student internship opportunities
  • Fire Science. Equipment to enhance Fire Training Center Burn Room.
  • Career Services Center. Establishing a dedicated career services center to provide services to students in four areas: exploration, preparation, workplace learning, and job placement assistance
  • Marketing. Marketing to promote CTE programs: billboards, television ads, social media

 2017-18 Strong Workforce Projects

  • Dual Enrollment. Increase dual enrollment opportunities for high school students in the community.
  • Welding Expansion. Update welding equipment and infrastructure; increase course offerings at MJC and Columbia College.
  • Certified Nursing Assistant Expansion. Increase program courses to students at MJC and Columbia College.
  • Agriculture Fabrication. Enhance and replace fabrication/welding equipment in the Power Mechanics program.
  • Allied Health Multi-Purpose Lab. Establish a working lab for multiple health oriented programs.
  • Paramedics. Establish a paramedics program at MJC.
  • Fire Science Satellites. Establish satellite fire science programs in multiple locations throughout the county.
  • Cohort Completion Model. Pilot a hybrid, compressed, cohort delivery model of CTE programs. Targeted toward adult learners to earn a certificate within 12-15 months with consistent times and delivery methods.

2018-19 Strong Workforce Projects

  • Construction. Partner with Stanislaus County Office of Education to establish a construction program (carpentry, plumbing, HVAC, inspection skills). Students will build tiny houses.
  • Cyber Security. Develop curriculum and establish a cyber security program that includes partnership with local K-12 schools in a "Cyber Patriots" program, a summer academy, and national certification.
  • Gaming/Interactive Design. Expand computer graphics/computer science program to incorporate game engine technology for production of video games and interactive applications.
  • Television/Digital Media. Develop a certificate in TV and Digital Media.

 Questions?

Jenni Abbott
abbottj@mjc.edu
209-575-7795