ERIC Number: ED480573
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
North Carolina Community College System Economic & Workforce Development Annual Report, 2002.
North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.
This document is an update of the performance of North Carolina Community Colleges in the year 2002 and it focuses on how despite challenges such as a recession and major layoffs, the community college system has improved the future of North Carolina by creating new programs. These programs include the New and Expanding Industry Training Program, Industrial Training Program, Focused Industrial Training program, Continuing Education Program, Human Resources Development Program, and Work Force Initiative, Training Initiatives Program, and Small Business Center Network. The document describes each program in depth and describes the success of the programs by comparing data from the year 2002 to previous years. The data shows that 96% of companies that used the programs offered at these community colleges rated the colleges as either excellent or very good. The article concludes by describing the current economic and workforce objectives of the North Carolina Community Colleges. Some of these objectives include maintaining/increasing the number of educational and training programs needed to meet the workforce needs of each individual sector as well as the demands of a diverse and underserved population, the needs of the workforce and economy, and workforce needs through occupational extension and small business centers. Contains 17 contacts. (MZ)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Continuing Education, Educational Opportunities, Employment Opportunities, Employment Services, Human Resources, Institutes (Training Programs), Technical Assistance, Two Year Colleges
For full text: http://www.ncccs.cc.nc.us/Business_and_Industry/docs/ Reports/EconomicandWorkforceDevelopmentAnnualReport2002.PDF.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Community Coll. System, Raleigh.