Public Agenda Showcase: Senior Staff. August 7, 2012. Private Business and Vocational Schools. Dr. Dan Cullen, Interim Deputy Director for Academic Affairs. PBVS Act of 2012.
August 7, 2012
How can you scale the data so that the measures are roughly equivalent, without creating more problems than you solve, while at the same time keeping it simple enough that an individual can understand what you did?
Goal 1: Increase educational attainment to match the best-performing U.S. states and world countries, 2010.
Goal 2: Ensure college affordability for students, families, and taxpayers, 2011.
Goal 3: Increase the number of high-quality postsecondary
credentials to meet the demands of the economy and an
increasingly global society, 2012.
Goal 4: Better integrate Illinois’ educational, research, and innovation assets to meet economic needs of the state
and its regions, 2013.
Twelve Performance Measures, including
Complete College America
Completions: < Bachelor’s
State Licensure Pass Rates
Adult Education Transitions
Increase in the total number of undergraduate certificates, associate’s degrees, and bachelor’s degrees from 2008 to 2011. The increase in Illinois is less than the increases in other high population states (green) and Iowa, a surrounding state (yellow).
Achieving the Goal of 60 x 2025 will require institutions to produce more than 4,000 additional graduates each year until 2025 (approximately 4.0 percent each year).
Illinois Articulation Initiative
Credits earned & transferred
Transfer & native students time-to-degree
Transfer & native students GPA by field of study
Supply & demand by occupation
Pass rates of licensure exams in critical fields
Comparison of Annual Completions to Annual Job Openings for
Illinois Occupations in Critical Fields by Credential
Sources: Illinois Department of Employment Security, 2008-2018 long-term projections and U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Educational Statistics completions in academic years 2009-10 and 2010-11.