ERIC Number: ED468772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Wisconsin Technical College System Biennial Report, 1999-01.
Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.
This Wisconsin Technical College System Board (WTCS) report provides an overview of the agency, a discussion of the 1999-2001 budget and policy actions, a review of the agency's performance, and an outline of the 2001-2003 strategic direction and statutory changes. The WTCS is the state agency statutorily responsible for the initiation, development, maintenance and supervision of programs with specific occupational orientation below the baccalaureate level. This report outlines the agency's mission, organizational structure, and cooperative relationships. The discussion of the 1999-2001 budget highlights an increase in WTCS funding of $24.7 million in addition to increases provided directly to WTCS financial aid programs. In the analysis of the agency's performance and operations, data is provided on the following topics: enrollment and expenditures; minority enrollment, recruitment and retention; new and expanding occupations; economic development; and alternative work patterns. The WTSC strategic directions for 2001-2004 include: (1) positioning the WTCS as the state's educational leader for workforce solutions; (2) increasing access and success for all students to expand the state's resource of skilled workers; and (3) fostering effective economic development partnerships with education and training providers and business, industry and labor. (RC)
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Governing Boards, Mission Statements, Organizational Objectives, Policy Analysis, Strategic Planning, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.board.tec.wi.us/Statistics/9901BiRpt.pdf.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Technical Coll. System Board, Madison.