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Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2018
Until 2014, the General Educational Development (GED®) test dominated the high school equivalency (HSE) test market throughout the United States, to the point that educational experts acknowledged the acronym "GED" had become synonymous with "high school equivalency." However, changes to the test, the way it is administered,…
Descriptors: High School Students, High School Equivalency Programs, Equivalency Tests, Student Participation
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2018
The focus of this paper is a course that may be helpful to consider for its overall role in guiding students to degree completion: Introductory Psychology or Psychology 100. The reason for focusing on Introductory Psychology is its commonality in both the Associate of Arts Direct Transfer Agreement (AA-DTA) degree and the Associate of Nursing…
Descriptors: Psychology, Introductory Courses, Associate Degrees, Nursing Education
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2018
The Worker Retraining (WRT) program is a key strategy in meeting the economic and workforce needs of Washington's workers and employers. Funded through the state legislature, the aim of WRT is to ensure dislocated and other unemployed workers have access to education and training that will help them reattach to the labor market in jobs and careers…
Descriptors: Job Training, Retraining, Employment Programs, State Programs
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
The world is changing rapidly. With changes in technology, demographics, and workforce trends, Washington needs colleges to not only keep pace, but lead the way. Washington's 34 community and technical colleges answer that call. The community and technical colleges have proven uniquely positioned to adapt to, embrace, and ignite change. Community…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Career Education, Employment Potential
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
Washington's community and technical colleges have an open door policy that gives everyone a fair shot at enrolling in college and improving their lives if they have the drive and determination. They accept students at any age and stage in their lives and at any educational level. They take students from where they are, to where they want to be.…
Descriptors: Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, Enrollment, Open Enrollment
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
The vision of Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges is to build strong communities, individuals and families, and achieve a greater global competitiveness and prosperity for the state and its economy by raising the knowledge and skills of the state's residents. The most urgent mission of the Washington State Board for…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Educational Objectives, Role of Education
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
Washington's community and technical colleges (CTCs) play an important role in producing baccalaureate degree graduates in the state. They expand opportunities for both graduates and employers, build upon professional-technical associate degrees, and provide a clear pathway for students who may be place bound or have difficulty finding a transfer…
Descriptors: Outcome Measures, Bachelors Degrees, Community Colleges, Two Year Colleges
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2014
The "Fall Enrollment and Staffing Report 2014" provides a snapshot of enrollments in community and technical colleges during fall quarter 2014. The report addresses the questions most commonly raised regarding the community and technical colleges in Washington. The primary source of information for this document is the State Board for…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, Enrollment, Full Time Equivalency
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2014
The "Academic Year Report 2013-14" provides a snapshot of funding, facilities, staffing, and enrollments in Washington's community and technical colleges for the past academic year. The report also describes key measures of student outcomes and addresses the most frequently asked questions related to expenditures, personnel, and…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Educational Finance, Financial Support
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2013
This "Academic Year Report 2012-13" provides a snapshot of funding, facilities, staffing, and enrollments in community and technical colleges in Washington state for the past academic year. The report also describes key measures of student outcomes and addresses the most frequently asked questions related to expenditures, personnel and…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, Enrollment, Full Time Equivalency
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2013
The "Fall Enrollment and Staffing Report 2013" provides a snapshot of enrollments in community and technical colleges during fall quarter 2013. The report addresses the questions most commonly raised regarding the community and technical colleges in Washington. The primary source of information for this document is the State Board for…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Financial Support, Enrollment, Full Time Equivalency
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2013
Community and technical colleges (CTCs) play an important role in producing baccalaureate degree graduates in Washington State. Baccalaureate degrees that build upon the professional-technical associate degree provide expanded opportunities for both graduates and employers by providing the upper-division coursework in an applied field. Programs…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Bachelors Degrees, College Programs
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2010
This Academic Year Report 2009-10 provides a snapshot of funding, facilities, staffing, and enrollments in community and technical colleges in the past academic year. The report also describes key measures of student outcomes and addresses the most frequently asked questions related to expenditures, personnel and students. Additional demographic…
Descriptors: Expenditures, Technical Institutes, Community Colleges, College Credits
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to describe basic skills students in relation to their participation in basic skills and their success in transitioning to college-level classes, and the momentum they gain towards college success from this participation. In the period of time covered by the data used for this analysis, 24 colleges offered I-BEST…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Technical Institutes, Academic Achievement, Basic Skills
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2006
The Academic Year Report 2005-06 provides a snapshot of funding, facilities, staffing, and enrollments in community and technical colleges in the past academic year. The report also describes key measures of student outcomes and addresses the most frequently asked questions related to expenditures, personnel and students. Additional demographic…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Courses, Enrollment
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