¡Edúcate ! Latino Student Access & Enrollment in the Community College José A. Esparza Coordinator of Student Recruitment & Outreach WCAN State Conference ¡Edúcate! BBCC District Population – Hispanic Population Washington Total 6, 724, 540 Hispanic Percent 11.2% Adams 18, 728 59.3% Grant 89, 120 38.3% BBCC Service District 107, 848 41.9% 34% do not speak English at home ¡Edúcate! 100 Latino Elementary School Students 17 Go to a Community College 9 Go to a University 1 Transfers to a University 8 Graduate with a B.A. Degree ¡Edúcate! Othello HS Wahluke HS Quincy HS Warden HS ¡Edúcate! Pathways to Prosperity Notes “We have focused too exclusively on a few narrow pathways to success. We need to broaden the lens and build more articulated pathways.” “Behaving as though a four-year college is the only acceptable route to success is not acceptable. Many students are frustrated by an education they often find irrelevant and removed from the world of work.” “Our current system places far too much emphasis on a single pathway to success: attending and graduating from a four-year college after completing an academic program in high school. Students who are bored and at risk of dropping out need to be engaged more effectively.” Pathways to Prosperity Project Harvard Graduate School of Education www.bigbend.edu Workforce Education Videos Big Bend Community College: Women in Non-Traditional Careers http://youtu.be/uil9ckEgKIg I AM Washington – Aerospace and Marine Manufacturing Careers http://youtu.be/4B18psDq2Wo www.bigbend.edu Skill requirements are changing… are you keeping up? “Organizations struggle to find people who bring skills and qualities needed, with individuals with yesterday’s skills face dismal job prospects. The evidence is that skill problems in the U.S. work force are widespread and growing.” Competitive Advantage Through People: Unleashing the Power of the work force ¡Edúcate! Changing Nature of Work 20th Century professional 20% professional 20% skilled 20% 21th Century unskilled 60% unskilled 15% skilled 65% Source: Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board *From C. Cummins 2005 presentation to WA State Senate Level of Preparation Little-Preparation Short-Preparation Less than one month of training, on the job. 1 – 12 months of training: through job or educational training or combination. Middle-Level Preparation Long-Level Preparation 1 – 4 years of training: through job or training, including certificates, or AA degree 4 years of or more of academic work, bachelor’s degree or higher. ¡Edúcate! Level of Training/Education Level of Training/Education $54,657 Long-Preparation $41,689 Middle-Preparation 32,498 Short-Preparation Little Preparation $22,659 www.workforceexplorer.com ¡Edúcate! “Massachusetts has demonstrated that high quality career and vocational education programs can engage a wide range of students while providing them with both academic proficiencies and the technical skills necessary for advanced training in high demand fields.” Mitchell D. Chester Massachusetts Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education ¡Edúcate! Latinos in BBCC Professional/Technical Programs Accounting 34% Maintenance Mechanics 53% Automotive 48% Medical Assistant 33% Aviation Maintenance 13% Nursing Assistant 30% CDL 49% Nursing 13% Child & Family Ed. 71% Business Information 35% Industrial Electrical 44% Welding 30% Maintenance Mechanics 53% Transfer Degree 28% 2010-2011 Latino Enrollment: 38% ¡Edúcate! Keynote Speaker WELDING/I-BEST PROGRAM Integrating English-as-a-Second Language & Welding Training Welding/I-BEST is a twenty-week program to train English-as-aSecond Language speakers the language skills related to welding as well as the vocational skills necessary to complete Welding 111, 112, and Welding 190 towards a certificate or degree. Classes start on January 9th! Evening and Weekend Program! Students learn essential language skills related to the welding industry so that participants in the program gain vocational and language skills at the same time. Tuesday & Thursday 5pm - 9pm Saturday 9am - 2:30pm The median wage for welders is $14 an hour, but some make more or less than this amount depending on experience. Students must complete a language appraisal test before enrolling. To apply: Please call Jose Esparza at 509.793.2072 or toll-free 1.877.745.1212 ext. 2072. You can gain valuable welding skills, learn English for welding, and earn college credit!! Financial assistance may be available. Fall 2006 Dept. Num. WLD 111 WLD 112 WLD 190 Winter 2007 Course Title Credits Welding Process I 3 Thermal Cutting & Welding Skill Improvement 1.5 Dept. Num. WLD 111 1 WLD 112 WLD 190 Course Title Credits Welding Process I 3 Thermal Cutting & Welding Skill Improvement 1 2 mydream.bigbend.edu Workshops Paying for College Rita Delgado Como Obtener Acceso a la Educacion sin Residencia Permanente Enedelia Nicholson Moving from ESL to GED & from GED to College Enedelia Nicholson Getting Ready for College is as Easy as 1, 2, 3! MariAnne Zavala-Lopez College Bound Scholarship College Success Foundation Transition to High School WSU GEAR UP www.bigbend.edu Yearly Participation 500 450 400 350 300 250 Visitors 200 150 100 50 0 2007 2008 2009 2010 www.bigbend.edu Partnerships • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Admissions/Registration Associated Student Body College Bound Program College Success Foundation Counseling Center Financial Aid Office Heritage University M.E.Ch.A Mariachi Workshop OIC of Washington OIC-HEP Resident Halls WorkSource/SkillSource Student Support Services Tech Prep Viking Soccer Club WSU GEAR UP • • • • • • • • • • Accounting Adult Basic Education Aviation-Commercial Pilot Automotive Technology Business Info Management Commercial Driver’s License Industrial Systems Technology Medical Assistant Math & Science Welding • • • • • BBCC Bookstore BBCC Foundation I.T. Department Sodexho Word Services 2011 Team Edúcate College Success Foundation WSU GEAR UP ¡Edúcate! ¡Edúcate! ¡Edúcate! ¡Edúcate!