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 districts 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 progress 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 Program Transition from High School Career Pathways to noncredit short-term CTE, credit CTE programs or employment 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 ESL Job Success: English to Succeed at a Job ESL Parent Involvement in K-12 English for Written Driver’s Test ESL Work Readiness VESL Business Information Technology-VESL Family Day Care-VESL Food Services Worker-VESL Hospitality-VESL Landscaping-VESL CTE 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 Skills 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 QUESTIONS? Thank you for your interest!