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Title: The Vermont State Colleges

The Vermont State Colleges
  • Castleton State College
  • Community College of Vermont
  • Johnson State College
  • Lyndon State College
  • Vermont Technical College

SHEEO Annual Meeting - July 2008
Our Mission
For the benefit of Vermont,
  • the Vermont State Colleges provide affordable,
    high quality, student-centered and accessible
    education, fully integrating professional,
    liberal, and career study.

Serving VermontAccess for All Vermonters
  • With over 19,000 students enrolled annually,
  • VSC Students (Fall 2007)
  • 82.5 are Vermonters.
  • 51 are first generation neither parent has a
    Bachelors Degree.
  • 38 are over the age of 25.
  • 559 are high school students.
  • FTE Growth Fall 2000 to Fall 2007 39
  • 58 of Vermonters attending college in Vermont go
    to the VSC.
  • VSC has 2300 employees 5th largest VT employer.

  • From 2002-2016 ? 26 decline in high school
  • From 1990-2000 ? 19 decline in 20-34 year old
  • From 1990-2006 ? decline in 25-34 year old
  • 1990 95,000 2006 70,000
  • 57 of High School graduates go out of state to
    college Highest in U.S.
  • 46 in 1990
  • 10 higher than next highest state
  • National Average 20
  • Only 34 of ninth graders will enroll in college
    four years later
  • Largest decline in U.S. over the last decade (was
  • From 1995-2004, 5th highest out-migration of
    25-39 year old single college graduates
  • One of the lowest unemployment rates in the
  • Lowest Birth Rate in nation.
  • One of the highest dual wage earners in U.S.
  • Art Woolf
  • By 2030 ? Population of 100,000 Vermonters
  • ? Growth in retirees, 103,000
  • Lack of a skilled workforce will be the single
    largest impediment to long term economic vitality
    in Vermont.

Serving VermontWorkforce Business Development
  • In 2007
  • 9,020 served by Technology Extension Division
  • 11,550 served by the Vermont Manufacturing
    Extension Center
  • 2,914 served by the Small Business Development
  • 32,023 served by Vermont Interactive Television

Technical Extension Division (TED)
Mission The Technology Extension Division
provides workforce management services,
customized training and workforce development in
technical and leadership areas. The division has
a commitment to flexibility, world-class quality
and customer-focused accessibility.
  • Products Services
  • Training Assessment
  • Administration of Organizational Training
  • Credit and Non-credit Programs for Business and
  • Education for Plumbing Electrical Apprentices
  • Online Career Training and Education Courses
  • Impact
  • In FY07 the Technology Extension Division
    provided direct instruction to over 9,020 working
    Vermonters and provided classroom training to
    nearly 700 plumbing and electrical apprentices at
    five locations throughout the state.

Workforce Business Development
NetworkIndustry Forums
  • Software Development
  • Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Aviation
  • Construction
  • Sustainable Technology
  • Travel/Tourism

Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC)
Mission VtSBDC mission is to strengthen
existing business entities, and assist start-ups
through high quality, no cost counseling, and
high quality, affordable training programs.
  • Products Services
  • Individual business advising
  • Affordable business workshops
  • Entrepreneurial training
  • Technology Commercialization /
  • Innovative Research Grants
  • Regulatory Assistance
  • Agribusiness Assistance
  • Youth Entrepreneurship
  • Veterans
  • 2008 Annual Impact Report
  • Created 56.3 million in new personal income
  • Clients created 1,868 jobs in 2006
  • Incremental tax revenues returned to Vermont
  • were 4.4 million
  • 7.6 to 1 ROI on state investment of just over
  • thousand
  • Businesses Served in Fiscal Year 2007
  • Individuals counseled trained over 3,350
  • Training Programs 131

VMEC Products and Services Strategic,
Operational, and Growth Solutions
  • Process Improvements and Technical Assistance
  • Growth Management and Strategic Planning
  • Coaching and Consulting
  • Lean Enterprise
  • Lean Manufacturing and Lean Administration
  • Supply Chain
  • New England Manufacturing Supply Chain (NEMSC)
    DOD initiative since 2002
  • Supply Chain optimization and positioning
  • Supplier development
  • Quality Systems
  • ISO implementation and support, Six Sigma
  • Innovation and Technology Deployment
  • Workforce Training Education

The VMEC Approach with Clients
  • Take an enterprise-wide view, not point source
  • Also look at value streams (all that occurs in
    completion of a product or service) vs.
    functional areas
  • Evaluate symptoms by asking questions
  • What is the problem you are trying to solve?
  • Explain
  • Where do you want to be in three to five years?
  • True North
  • What specific, measurable results do you want to
  • How do you plan to get there and how will you
    know if you do?
  • Use the scientific method of continuous
  • Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA)
  • Our Goal ? Measurable RESULTS and IMPACT to a
    clients bottom line

Recent Additions to VMECs Service Portfolio
  • Eureka! Winning Ways
  • A proven, scientific method for developing
    smarter choices for growth and accelerating
    reliable growth
  • Research indicates that 6 out of 10 companies
    need ideas for cost savings, but 8 out of 10 need
    ideas for growth!
  • Lean Product Development / Project Management
  • Improves efficiency and slashes time to market
  • Training Within Industry (TWI) Defining Work
    in a Technical Age
  • Job Analysis - study work methods looking for
    waste and the most critical and commonly repeated
    aspects of every job
  • Standardized Work - learn how a job can be
    performed flawlessly, document practices, and
    diligently train people to follow standard
  • Strategy Deployment (Hoshin Planning)
  • Bridging the gap between planning and execution
    and getting the right things done

VMEC IMPACT Highlights(FY July 06 June 07)
  • Number of Companies Served last year 124
  • 21 companies were first-time clients. Total
    served was up 14 over previous year.
  • Total employees impacted (estimated) 48,700
  • Jobs Created / Retained 267 (37 /
  • Cost Savings 7.3 mil
  • Client Investments in Modernization 11.1
  • New Sales 106.2 mil
  • Estimated Increased State Tax Revenues
    13.9 mil
  • Workforce Training Education
  • Number of companies served by training
  • Number of public workshops 32
  • Number of workers trained 3,299
  • Last fiscal year average client-reported ROI
  • For every 1 invested in VMEC services,
    companies reported an average 130 return.
  • 3-Yr average client-reported ROI
  • Note IMPACT data is client-reported and
    gathered by independent, NIST-contracted surveys.
  • Reported Impact is as a direct result of
    VMEC assistance.

VIT Worldwide Videoconferencing
Mission The VIT Worldwide Videoconferencing
mission is to support the economic health and
development of the State and its citizens by
providing the technical infrastructure and
operational expertise necessary to deliver
education, training and information equally to
all areas of the State.
  • Services
  • statewide worldwide video-conferencing from 16
    Vermont studios
  • Satellite downlinks
  • Video streaming
  • DVD duplication
  • Presenter training
  • Technical support
  • In-house system design installation
  • Financial Environmental Benefit
  • For an average VIT videoconference costs 70 less
    than an in-person meeting
  • For every average meeting held via VIT,
    Vermonters reduce vehicle emissions by
    approximately ¾ ton (ANR, 2007)
  • FY08 Impact Over the past 12 months, VIT
  • served 31,490 Vermonters (26,897 in FY05)
  • logged 15,480 hours (13,508 in FY05)
  • attracted 41 new clients (26 of which used VIT's
    worldwide videoconferencing service)
  • Transported Vermonters to destinations near and
    far including Australia, United Arab Emirates,
    Brazil, New Zealand, Russia, France and the
    United Kingdom as well as Washington DC,
    California, New Jersey, Maryland, Arizona, New
    York, Georgia, Virginia, Texas, Connecticut,
    Florida, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Washington,
    North Dakota, Colorado, Oregon, Maine, Maryland,
    Kansas, New Hampshire and Kentucky.

Example Partnership with IBM
  • Started delivery in plant training in 1984
  • Manage all education and training starting 1994
  • Tailored degree programs
  • Electrical and electronic engineering technology
  • Semiconductor processing technology
  • LEAN manufacturing
  • Library