2009-2010 JSCC Annual Business Advisory Board Meeting. March 24, 2010 Sparky’s Pizzeria Jackson, Tennessee. Welcome and Introductions Terri Messer. Advisory Board Members President of Jackson State Community College JSCC Business Faculty and Staff.
March 24, 2010Sparky’s PizzeriaJackson, Tennessee
Advisory Board Members
President of Jackson State Community College
JSCC Business Faculty and Staff
http://www.jscc.edu/uploads/orgchart.pdf (Copy in folder)
See handouts in your folder.
Page 3: All Community Colleges
Page 8: Jackson State Community College
Governor Bredesen’s proposal to reform public higher education
Treat Tennessee’s community colleges as ‘a’ system, instead of thirteen independent institutions
Development of “university tract” in community college curriculum all transferable to universities
Also addresses change in funding methods
Existing Funding Formula
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
CC Formula Design Concept
Perkins IV Grant
Center of Emphasis
Green Jobs Energy Grant
In a collaborative effort, Continuing Education and Prof/Tech have worked together to make personal contact with local companies & professional groups to assist with specific training needs:
Fluid Power of Lexington
Armstrong Hardwood Floors
General Electric of Selmer
TTCs in Humboldt & Alamo
Workforce Development Forum – Jackson Chamber Event
Hosted APICS Meeting, “Partners for a Better Tomorrow”…Young Touchstone, Columbus McKinnon, Nes Products, Marvin Windows, Komatsu, Armstrong, S3, Quality Mech Contractors
Hosted Solar Seminar
Increased computer skills, added CIS 122 in the core degree requirements for both concentrations.
Enhanced course design/name of Bus 180 to “Advanced Spreadsheet Applications” to cover higher level Excel skills recommended for graduates
Distance Learning Capabilities
Redeveloped required internship course, AOM 294. Course requires extensive portfolio, as well as placement hours. See next slide for 09/10 partners.
“Career Readiness Certificates” to be administered Fall 2010.
Progress on Exit Exam scores (follow-up from last meeting)
Advertising Campaign via Perkins IV grant funds
Armstrong Hardwood Floors
Kirkland’s Home Store
Salvation Army of Jackson
Chester County Clerk’s Office
Jackson Madison Co. Library
The Jackson Sun
JSCC: Academic Assistance Center, Lexington Campus and Placement Office
Leroy Somer of Lexington
Saver’s Painting and Wallcoverings
Sonic Drive-In of Humboldt
Tennessee Aircraft Services
West Bemis Baptist Church
West Jackson Learning Center
*Improvement attributed to previous meeting’s discussion of newly prepared study guide presentation for students to review with and the heightened encouragement of effort needed from the students.
Where do we go from here based on our estimated future?
Reference new brochures in folder