AB 86 Meeting Presentation

Noncredit Division
Faculty Meeting
AB 86 Overview
June 24, 2014
AB 86 Overview
 $25 million to provide two year planning and
implementation grants
 Regional consortia of community colleges and school
 Develop regional plans to better serve the
educational needs of adults
AB 86 Priorities
 Elementary and secondary basic skills, including classes
required for a high school diploma or high school
equivalency certificate.
 Classes and courses for immigrants eligible for educational
services in citizenship and English as a second language,
and workforce preparation classes in basic skills.
 Education programs for adults with disabilities.
 Short-term career technical education programs with high
employment potential.
 Programs for apprentices.
Grant Requirements
Evaluation of current programs and needs
Plans for partners to integrate existing programs
Create seamless transitions
Plans to identify gaps
Plans to utilize best practices to accelerate student
 Professional Development Collaborations
 Leverage existing regional structures
Legislative Outcomes
 Develop common policies related to adult education
 Review policies on fees and funding levels
 Recommendation to change funding of noncredit
enhanced FTES funding to credit levels
 Credit $4,564.83
 Noncredit Enhanced:$3,254.04
 Noncredit Non enhanced: $2,763.62
Pasadena Area Regional Consortium
 Pasadena Area Community College District
(fiscal agent)
 Pasadena Unified School District
Tentative Grant Goals
 Transition from High School Diploma (Noncompleters) to PCC Adult High School Diploma
 Transition from High School Career Pathways to
noncredit short-term CTE, credit CTE programs or
 Transition from noncredit Adult Secondary Education
Programs to college credit programs
Tentative Goals (cont’d)
 Transition from noncredit ESL to Adult Basic
Education, Adult Secondary Education Noncredit
programs and to Credit programs
 Transition from noncredit programs to employment
(career pathways)
 Transition from noncredit short-term CTE to credit
CTE or academic programs
 Development and integration of apprenticeship
concepts into the curriculum for all Adult Education
program areas.
Imagine the Possibilities
ESL Job Success: English to Succeed at a Job
ESL Parent Involvement in K-12
English for Written Driver’s Test
ESL Work Readiness
 Business Information Technology-VESL
 Family Day Care-VESL
 Food Services Worker-VESL
 Hospitality-VESL
 Landscaping-VESL
The occupations with the most openings:
 Personal Care Aides
 Office Clerks, General
 Nursing Aides, Orderlies and Attendants
 Teacher Assistants
 Receptionists
 Information Clerks
 Home Health Aides
 Housekeeping
 Landscaping
 Medical Assistants
 Medical Administrative Assistants
Elementary and Secondary Basic
ABE Certificate of Completion
 ABE Mathematics
 ABE Language Arts
GED Certificate of Completion
Adults with Disabilities
Workplace Preparation for Adults with Disabilities
 Introduction to Banking
 Exploring Occupational Paths
 Work Attitudes and Employer Expectations
 Paying Bills
 Landing a Job
 Budgeting for Living Expenses
We Need Your Expertise
 Curriculum Development
 Planning Meetings with PUSD/Others
 Enhancement of Student Services
 Professional Development Suggestions
Curriculum Development Process
 Application Process
 Application Requirements
 Rubric for Selection
Thank you for your interest!

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