ERIC Number: ED442482
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Oct-15
Reference Count: N/A
Biennial Report, 1997-99.
Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.
This report describes the 1997-99 biennium activities of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) Board. Part 1 provides an Agency Overview. Details are given on mission and purpose, cooperative relationships, the State Board, the State Board Staff, and WTCS Districts. Part 2 explores the 1997-99 Budget and Policy Actions. It discusses the 1997-99 budget, major statutory legislation, and WTCS policies. Part 3 provides a Review of Performance and Operations. The section expounds upon the following topics: enrollment and expenditures, enrollment by age and sex, minority enrollment, recruitment and retention, graduate follow-up, new and expanding occupations, basic education, economic development, services to high school students, cooperation with the University of Wisconsin system, WTCS and the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA), services provided to students with special needs, displaced homemaker program, sex equity, and alternative work patterns. Finally, Part 4 explores the 1999-2001 Strategic Directions and Statutory Changes. It includes a look at the 1999-01 Biennial Budget, which contains the following significant provisions: WTCS general aid, grant program for recent high school graduates, WTCS capacity building program, WTCS skilled workforce courses, financing of capital expenditures for applied technology centers, Work-Based Learning Board, and report to the legislature on transfer of WTCS credits to the UW system. Part 4 also delineates strategic directions. (VWC)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin