ERIC Number: ED434708
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb-26
Reference Count: N/A
Economic Development Program: 1997-98 Report to the Governor and the Legislature.
California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.
Each year, the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges produces a report for the governor and legislature on the Economic Development Program. Created in 1987, this program's mission is to utilize community colleges to advance the state's economic growth and competitiveness through education focused on work force improvement and job development. Major sections of this report include: (1) an introduction; (2) Economic Development Program overview; (3) economic development initiatives, programs and projects; (4) annual report of Economic Development Program; (5) activities that enhance the programmatic mission; (6) progress in eliminating business access barriers; (7) services provided to colleges and employers (contains 2 large tables); (8) statistical data of program participants (contains 2 large tables); (9) status report on contract education activities (contains figures showing activities by region); (10) recommended level of services; and (11) budget expenditures (contains budget summary table for each program). During 1997-98, 23 initiatives, programs and projects were funded, including Job Development Incentive Training Fund, Small Business Development Centers, Workplace Learning Resource Centers, and Employer-Based Training. Each of these was implemented at several community colleges, for a total of 181 local projects. The total budget of the Economic Development Program was $29 million, an increase of approximately $20 million from 1996-97. Appendices include products produced by each program; strategic partners, public and private, for each program; and budget summaries from 1982-83 to 1997-98. (RDG)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Community Colleges, Sacramento. Office of the Chancellor.