ERIC Number: ED393490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Common Ground: Exemplary Community College and Corporate Partnerships.
Johnson, Larry, Ed.
Designed to illustrate exemplary strategies used by community colleges to meet the needs of corporate partners and which other colleges may wish to model, this monograph provides descriptions of partnerships at 14 community colleges written by the practitioners involved. Each narrative discusses how the partnerships were formed; their structure, organization, and funding; and lessons learned in the process. The following partnerships are featured: (1) Central Piedmont Community College (Virginia) and Okuma America; (2) Cuyahoga Community College (Ohio) and Ford Motor Company; (3) Dallas County Community College District (Texas) and the National Corporate Supplier Training Network; (4) Delta College (Michigan) and General Motors Corporation; (5) Foothill-DeAnza Community College District (California) and Hewlett-Packard; (6) Humber College (Toronto) and the Canadian Plastics Training Centre; (7) Johnson County Community College (Kansas) and Burlington Northern Railroad; (8) Kirkwood Community College (Iowa) and AEGON USA; (9) Lane Community College (Oregon) and Symantec Corporation; (10) Monroe Community College (New York) and Eastman Kodak Company; (11) Moraine Valley Community College (Illinois) and Autodesk, Inc.; (12) South Seattle Community College (Washington) and the Boeing Company; (13) Sinclair Community College (Ohio) and the Reynolds & Reynolds Company; and (14) St. Louis Community College (Missouri) and McDonnell Douglas Corporation. (TGI)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Corporate Support, Corporations, Educational Finance, Job Skills, Job Training, Labor Force Development, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges
League for Innovation in the Community College, 26522 La Alameda, Suite 370, Mission Viejo, CA 92691 ($15).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: League for Innovation in the Community Coll.; National Association of Manufacturers, New York, NY.