As the grant heads toward closeout, it's time to take a close look at the data that you're uploading to ETO.
During its last meeting, the Data Advisory Task Force was asked to review scorecards and related career exploration tools developed by other states. At least 23 states currently have some form of a scorecard, so there are several examples to review for best practices to incorporate into the Missouri Scorecard.
Through MoSTEMWINs, State Technical College of Missouri has been able to offer industry-recognized credentials, including the National Career Readiness Certificate, a Microsoft certification in Keyboarding, and a certificate of completion from the college focusing on knowledge of Word, Excel and Office.
At the end of April, grant leads and advisors met to discuss the progress of MoSTEMWINs consortium programs.
As one of two states to receive millions of additional funds for data integration, the progress of Missouri’s MoSTEMWINs data initiatives is something the nation is watching closely. Here’s where the projects currently stand.
Missouri was one of three TAACCCT participants chosen to present at the Congressional Staff Network forum on Workforce and Economic Security last month in Washington, D.C.
Dawn Busick, MoWINs Grant Director discussed our progress with intrusive advising, while representatives from Sinclair College in Ohio and William Rainey Harper College in Illinois discussed competency-based education and stackable credentials. We also shared the MoWINs Innovations Report published in December, along with the final reports from MoHealthWINs and MoManufacturingWINs.
The panel also discussed employer engagement, financial aid barriers, alternative (non-term) delivery models and credit for prior learning. The goal of the presentation was to help members of congress and other leaders learn more about the successful innovations taking place as a result of federal investment in these programs.