During 2009, the U.S. Department of Labor awarded 244 grants totaling $750 million through five solicitations, collectively aimed at preparing workers for careers in renewable energy, energy efficiency, healthcare, and other emerging industries. The grantees selected were diverse and included workforce boards, community colleges, community-based organizations, employer organizations, labor unions,
CSW is well qualified to conduct a rigorous, quasi-experimental evaluation of your TAACCCT program’s impacts. Our evaluation approach leverages our team’s collective knowledge and experience with community college transformation to support a developmental evaluation approach that assists innovators by providing frequent feedback to program staff to support continuous improvement.
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We’ve provided comprehensive technical assistance to college systems to implement a sector approach that creates meaningful and lasting collaboration with business and industry engagement. For example, we worked with the West Virginia Community and Technical College System to identify effective processes for engaging employers in critical activities like advising on target sectors and occupation
We are a central partner with Michigan State University and Lansing Community College in implementing a National Science Foundation funded project called CPACE (A Collaborative Process to Align Computing Education with Engineering Workforce Needs). Together we’re transforming undergraduate computing education within the engineering and technology fields by building a dialog between industry and
Since 2007, governors in the Midwest have been working together to position their region to be a global leader in the new energy economy through their work with the Midwest Governors Association (MGA).
CSW worked with the MGA to develop a New Energy Economy Jobs Platform, released in 2009. This platform created goals for job creation and retention related to energy efficiency, renewable electri