July 21, 2016
HPOG Hosts Case Management, Job Development Training
Health Professions Opportunity Grant (HPOG) staff hosted technical assistance training for case management and job development participants in a session facilitated by the Department of Human Services. A total of 37 participants from Goodwill, SAHA, United Way, Workforce Solutions Alamo and IBEST were in attendance.
College Connection Holds Third Annual Summer Retreat
The 3rd annual College Connection Summer Retreat was held at SAC’s Visual Arts Center on July 18, 2016. A total of 37 District-wide College Connection team and VCSS team members attended the whole day retreat to discuss cross-college communication updates on scholarships, the launch of the new AlamoENROLL website, TSI, Dual Credit, financial aid, and the AlamoINSTITUTES. Certificates of Appreciation were presented to all College Connection team members for their dedication and commitment to the District-wide College Connection program. The fun and exciting carnival theme led to a positive, collaborative spirit amongst team members, provided engaging team development activities, and the teams focused on self-reflection to improve existing processes in college connection that provided contextual and meaningful feedback.
Planning Begins for National Continuing Education Institute
Vice Chancellor Zaragoza and Economic and Workforce Development leadership are collaborating with ProTrain to host their 7th Annual Continuing Education Training Institute (CETI) Training Conference in April 2017 at the Alamo Colleges’ Workforce Center of Excellence. The training sessions will provide national exposure to the Alamo Colleges – Workforce Education programming and offer "real time" contributions from national education and business leaders. Participants will include executive level leadership from community colleges, university advisory groups, and national partners representing more than 20,000 students from more than 1,000 colleges and universities.
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