ERIC Number: ED362720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Report on Wisconsin Quality of Workforce Initiatives.
Technical Education: Pathway to the Future, Oct 91
This newsletter updates the reader on the latest Wisconsin initiatives to build tomorrow's work force through education, training, and cooperative ventures with business and industry. "Executive Cabinet for a Quality Workforce Defines Pathways to the Future" (Dwight York) discusses major reports related to the work of the executive cabinet that established an agenda for the future of the technical college system. "Commission for a Quality Workforce Policy Recommendations" and "A Letter from the Governor" (Tommy Thompson) follow. "Findings of Governor's Commission for a Quality Workforce: Wisconsin Business Leaders Report Skilled Worker Shortages" urges raised employer and worker expectations about technical and occupational education, increased employer training of front-line workers, and cooperation among employers, workers, and educators. "You'll Find a Job--or Your Further Training Is Free!" reports on guaranteed education at Fox Valley Technical College and Lakeshore Technical College. "New Initiatives Seek to Increase Minority Enrollment in State's Technical Colleges" reports recommendations for encouraging minority participation. "Tech Prep Puts High Schoolers on Training Fast Track" discusses findings and recommendations of a task force on tech prep. Other articles are "Tech Colleges Take Steps to Improve Marketing of System,""UW Study Finds Employee Training Critical to U.S. Manufacturing Market," and GM Robots Benefit Technical College Robotics Program." (YLB)
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Corporate Support, Educational Quality, Employer Employee Relationship, High Schools, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Marketing, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Publicity, Quality Control, School Business Relationship, Student Recruitment, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
Technical Education, Western Wisconsin Technical College, 304 N. 6th St., P.O. Box 908, La Crosse, WI 54602-0908.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Identifiers: Tech Prep; Wisconsin