WBL & Job Placement
- Ben Gamboa, Associate Dean, Strong Workforce Programs, Miramar
- Larry McLemore, Dean of Career and Technical Education
- To establish work-based learning and job placement functions at each college that will provide all students with a continuum of critical experiences and support to deepen classroom learning and facilitate employment.
- Assess work-based learning opportunities and 21st century employability skills currently used in SDIC community colleges.
- Build an infrastructure to support expanded work-based learning opportunities across the region.
- Build an infrastructure to support expanded job placement services across the region.
- Support professional learning in the area of work-based learning to improve the development and integration of high-quality work-based learning into curriculum.
- Staffing for work-based learning and job placement functions at each college
- Consensus on definition of WBL
- Establishment of need for WBL and job placement services
- Establishment of goals and processes for WBL and job placement services
- Professional development to expand implementation of WBL
- Pilot implementation of WBL tool to provide a single point of contact for employers and facilitate placements
- Percent of faculty participating in WBL assessment.
- Percent of colleges completing hiring processes for full-time, contract job placement case manager.
- Number of WBL activities offered, by type of activity.
- Number of students accessing WBL, by type of WBL opportunity (Note, includes the full range of learning opportunities, from career fairs and industry speakers to internships, paid co-operative work experience, clinical placements, and apprenticeships).
- Number of students placed in professional jobs by SWP Job Placement Case Managers.
- Number of faculty attending WBL professional development.
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