Advisory Committee Overview

The Advisory Committee's purpose is to strengthen the College's Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. It has no legislative, administrative or programmatic authority and is advisory only. Members are volunteers who share an expert knowledge of the career tasks and competency requirements for specific occupations. The College's committees exist to advise, assist, support and advocate for career and technical education and the programs they serve.

Advisory Committees are usually involved in some or all of the following areas:

  • Community Relations
  • Community and Industry Resources
  • Curriculum Review and Updating
  • CTE Student Organizations
  • Job Placement
  • Staff Development
  • Program Accreditation/Approval
  • Program Standards
  • Program Review and Evaluative Activities
  • Recruitment and Marketing

Specific examples of on-going Committee activities include:

  • Assessing present and future needs in the area workforce
  • Assisting in development of workplace learning opportunities
  • Reviewing course content to ensure relevancy
  • Serve as mentors for students seeking career guidance
  • Providing scholarships and other financial assistance for prospective and current students, as well as for outstanding graduates desiring to continue their education and training
  • Providing resource persons from industry to assist program faculty
  • Serving as liaisons to representatives of the programs' communities of interest
  • Acquisition of instructional materials/equipment

This website was developed in part with funds received under Title I of the Carl D. Perkins Career & Technical Education Act of 2006.