JFYNetWorks125 Tremont StreetBoston, MA Environmental Technology Training Program Established 1995
Curriculum • Environmental Science • Chemistry • Chemistry Lab • Business Writing • Professional Development • Life Skills • Interviewing & Job Search Strategies
Certifications • OSHA 40-Hour HAZWOPER • Asbestos Worker • Asbestos Supervisor • Mold Remediation • Confined Space • Emergency Response & Preparedness
Academic Partners • Suffolk University • The New England Consortium – University of Massachusetts - Lowell • Institute for Environmental Education
Employer Partners • Resource Options, Inc. • All & Inclusive Environmental • Atlantic Bay Contracting • Aerotek • Air Care, Inc. • Massachusetts Biological Lab • Waste Management • GeoLabs, Inc.
Placements • Field Technician -- $13 per hr. • Asbestos Worker -- $12.50 per hr. • Lab Assistant -- $13 per hr. • Manufacturing Tech. -- $14.50 per hr. • Research Assistant -- $13 per hr. • Hazardous Waste Tech. -- $14.50 per hr.
Employer Relations in a Job Training Program • Industry Research- Who’s out there? • Companies • Professional Associations • Initiating a Relationship • Select the subset of employers • Send literature • Renew previous connections • Find new contacts • First Contact • Phone call from mutual friend • Letter • Phone Call • Visit
Mission Statement & Advisor Job Description JFYNetWorks Environmental Technology Training Program Advisory Board Member Job Description SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Advisory Board advises and assists the agency with all program activities, including strategic planning, program development, curriculum and instruction, outreach and recruitment, public relations, and job placement. PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: • Attend quarterly board meetings and advise management team on the policies and procedures of JFY’s Environmental Technology Training Program • Make one or more presentations to the trainees. • Arrange tours of environmental work sites and companies. • Help identify public and private funding sources. • Assist with the continuous development of the Environmental Technology Training Program. Oversee program assessments. • Assist with marketing and public relations to present JFY to the broader community. Help establish collaborations with individuals and organizations that can assist in achieving JFY’s goals. • Assist with job placement activities.
6. Development of Training Curriculum The Dick and Carey model of Instructional Design: • Identification of the instructional goal • Instructional analysis of the goal • Analysis of entry behaviors (what learners already know) and learner characteristics (subordinate skills) • Identification of performance objectives • Develop assessment instruments, e.g. criterion-referenced test items • Develop an instructional strategy • Preparation (development or selection) of instructional materials including a sequence of intermediary objectives and learning activities for each. • Design and conduct formative evaluation of instruction : observations and benchmarks used to improve the design or parts of it • Revise instruction • Design and conduct summative evaluation: did the training achieve its goals?
7. Pilot session-advisory board involvement • Meet the trainees • Field trips • Mock interviews 8. Placement 9. Follow-up • With graduate • With employer
11. Advisory board review of session, curriculum, results, etc. 12. Revisions of program design