The Catalyst

The Catalyst is a magazine focusing on Social Sciences

Articles from Vol. 34, No. 2, Summer

Economic and Workforce Development: From Mission Statement to Strategic Plan
Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) are terms often used in the mission statements of California Community Colleges. In fact, many of our institutions have created departments and divisions to address these important needs. Even though community...
Editor's Page
Back in my halcyon days working as a dean at a California community college, you could always expect two harbingers to emerge as the days got longer and warmer - spring training and a state fiscal crisis. The former was energizing and the latter enervating....
Emerging Challenges for Community Colleges
ERIC Clearinghouse for Community CollegesEDO-JC-02-07In just over a century, the American community college system has expanded from a single institution to over one thousand colleges serving almost half of all students enrolled in public higher education....
Getting the Most from Your Performance Management System
Is your organization realizing the results it wants from its performance management system? In a study including responses from numerous organizations who had implemented DDl's performance management system and had been using it for approximately three...
Multiple Pathways and State Policy: Toward Education and Training beyond High School1
Commissioned by Jobs for the Future for the project, Redesigning High Schools: The Unfinished Agenda in State Education Reform. Reprinted unedited in its entirety with permissionA seismic economic shift has changed the rules by which Americans strive...
President's Page
I'm honored to have the opportunity to serve as the 2005-2006 President of NCCET. I commend Immediate Past President Carol Brown, the NCCET Board of Directors, and the Managing Director's office for outstanding accomplishments over the past 2004-2005...