ERIC Number: ED256401
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Michigan Community Colleges Job Training and Retraining Investment Fund. 1983-84 Investment Fund Projects: Impact Statement.
Michigan Community Colleges Economic Development and Job Training Network, Ann Arbor.
This report assesses the impact on Michigan's 29 community colleges of projects funded in 1983-84 through the Community College Job Training and Retraining Investment Fund, a program for funding the state's community colleges so that they will contribute to the economic rehabilitation and development of Michigan. Part I details the financial sources for the Investment Fund program including the State Investment Fund, and college, federal, and other funds. Part II highlights disbursement activities for equipment, personnel and staff training, facilities, curriculum development, community needs assessment, local economic development activities, and supplies. This section also includes specific case examples of expenditures. Part III provides information on the citizens served by the program, including 31,000 students who received direct benefits from the activities initiated by the Investment Fund. Part IV describes ways in which fund projects contributed to the strengthening of college relations with business and industry; to job training and retraining; and to local development efforts. Report conclusions indicate that the two most important funding needs of the colleges in implementing the Investment Fund programs were the start-up costs of obtaining state-of-the-art equipment and new personnel; and maintenance and supplies for high technology equipment. Appendices include executive summaries of the 1983-84 Investment Fund programs in Michigan's community colleges. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Community Colleges Economic Development and Job Training Network, Ann Arbor.
Note: Compiled by the Michigan Community College Presidents' Economic Development and Job Training Network Steering Committee.