State of the Association - Michigan Community College Association

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STATE OF THE ASSOCIATION
Mike Hansen, President
MCCA Summer Conference
July 2014
To Start…Financial Health of Your
Association is Strong
MCCA MISSION
MCCA is the association of Michigan public
community colleges whose mission is to provide
leadership on issues affecting member colleges.
MCCA VISION
 MCCA will be a network-centric association of
community colleges providing strong and effective
leadership on issues affecting member colleges.
 The MCCA will…
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Become the most effective advocate for community
colleges;
Improve the image and credibility of community
colleges;
Foster collaboration, connection and partnerships
among the community colleges and stakeholders;
and
Provide the highest quality service to member
colleges.
FOCUS ON CREATING VALUE
CORE FUNCTION
Legislative and Public
Advocacy
MCCA GOALS
 Provide strong legislative and public advocacy;
 Maintain and support a collaborative network; and
 Continuously assess the needs of the membership
and provide the highest quality services to
members.
PROVIDE STRONG LEGISLATIVE
AND PUBLIC ADVOCACY
 Supported the activities of the MCCA Legislative
Committee as a legislative recommending body.
 Executed community college legislative advocacy
agenda as adopted by the MCCA Board of
Directors.
 Provided real-time information on state policy
developments (MCCA Weekly Board Update; MCCA
Latest News; MCCA Monthly Board Update).
 Conducted the Annual Legislative Summit.
 Strengthened strategic messaging/branding by
implementing first-ever statewide marketing
campaign.
MCCA Political Action Committee
 2013-2014 raised a new high of $23,342 in
member contributions to the PAC.
 Increased contributions have allowed the MCCA
PAC to donate to more than 58 political
candidates and party caucus events since
January 2013.
 Expanded giving reaches most committee chairs
and increases influence.
LEGISLATIVE WINS
 Increase of $28.7 million over current year
appropriations, an 8.6% increase (3.0% in operations,
5.6% in MPSERS payments). The budget also does
not include tuition restraint language for
community colleges.
 Successful so far in containing House Joint Resolution
M, which would require colleges to charge veterans
only in-district tuition.
 Successful so far in educating lawmakers on Senate
Bills 745 – 747 (concurrent enrollment). Actively
working with MCSS, PCSUM, and MDE on strategy.
UPCOMING AGENDA
 Update Michigan New Jobs Training Program to
address effect of minimum wage increase, lift
cap, eliminate “sunset”.
 Secure introduction and movement of legislation
to allow annexation of non-contiguous areas to
community college districts.
 Work toward authorization for community
colleges to offer BSN degrees.
MAINTAIN AND SUPPORT A
COLLABORATIVE NETWORK
 In a networked organization, access to information is
key…
 Kept members informed of legislative issues and
opportunities for engagement with the network
 MCCA Weekly Board Update
 MCCA Monthly Board Update
 MCCA Legislative Briefs
 Webinars on relevant/timely topics
 MCCA website
 Explored – and shared with network - new opportunities
CONTINUOUSLY ACCESS THE
NEEDS OF THE MEMBERSHIP AND
PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY
SERVICES TO MEMBERS
 Provided quality and relevant professional
development
• Orientation for new presidents and new trustees
• Presidents Summer Institute and the Trustee Summer
Institute
• MCCA Summer Conference
 Facilitated collaborative efforts that provide value-
added benefit for the membership
 Provided services via the networked initiatives /
centers of excellence
MICHIGAN CENTER FOR
STUDENT SUCCESS
 Established in 2011.
 Vision: To provide support to Michigan’s 28
community colleges and emphasize linkage
between practice, research, and policy.
 Goals:
• Convene communities of practice.
• Promote use of data and metrics.
• Establish a research agenda for Michigan.
• Recommend and support policy efforts.
MCSS: Impact to Date
 All colleges have benefited from the activities of
MCSS.
 Over $2 million provided to colleges through grants
and technical assistance.
 Credentials awarded by colleges to date through
MCSS initiatives:
• 1,087 degrees through Project Win-Win
• 425 degrees through Credit When It’s Due
• 342 credentials through Michigan Pathways to
Credentials
MICHIGAN COLLEGES
ONLINE
 Mission: To connect the teaching and student
support capacity of participating Michigan
community colleges so that learners and clients can
access affordable, high-quality learning
opportunities whenever and wherever desired.
Online Statistics
 Nationally
• Online enrollment growth rate is 6.1% *
• Proportion of higher education students taking at least
one online course is at an all-time high of 33.5%*
 Michigan
• Online enrollments account for 18.75% of total
enrollment – up from 14.7% last year.**
• Half of the colleges report that the student demand for
online classes exceed their offerings.**
Source * “Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States” , I. Elaine Allen and Jeff Seaman, Babson
Research Group, 2014.
Source ** 2014 MCCVLC Distance Learning Administrators Survey Report
Michigan Colleges Online
 $1.1 million state grant to upgrade infrastructure and
systems
 Focus on quality student experience and student success
 Milestones
• Full-time developer working on project
• Hardware and operating software is being installed
• Upgraded registration and course widget in final
development and planned integration for Winter 2015
• Digital Credential Pathway prototype ready for stakeholder
input Fall 2014
• Repository work group identified to start development in Fall
2014
CENTER FOR GLOBAL INITIATIVES
 Serving as an entry point to Michigan’s community colleges
for international projects and delegations
 Shared opportunities with community colleges for grants, contract-
based work etc.
 Fostering long-term relationships and partnerships
• Emerging focus on building capacity for foreign language instruction
 Working to raise resources from foundations, private and
governmental agencies
 Collaborating with a pilot of Michigan community colleges to
utilize CCID’s Comprehensive Framework for
Internationalization
MICHIGAN NEW JOBS
TRAINING PROGRAM
 Continue to serve as liaison between colleges, the
Michigan Department of Treasury, the MEDC, employers
and other interested stakeholders in the program
 Provided technical assistance to the community
colleges, including individual support and professional
development/regular meetings of the MNJTP Users
Group
 Managed the statewide $50 Million legislative cap and
prioritization queue for MNJTP funding
MNJTP: Impact to Date
 Number of Projected New Jobs Supported by Existing
MNJTP Agreements: 11,725
 Employers Served by the Program: 85 Employers
 15 community colleges participating
 Diverse industries served, such as…
 Motor Vehicles & Equipment Manufacturing: Engines & Turbines;
Engineering & Architectural Services; Insurance; Health & Allied
Services; Information Technology; Agricultural Services
 Used Economic Impact Analysis study for advocacy
STATE OF THE ASSOCIATION
CORE FUNCTION
Legislative and Public
Advocacy

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