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Bi-weekly updates on Initiatives at Maryland's Community Colleges
December 2, 2016

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IN A CRAB SHELL

With nearly half the undergraduate population of Maryland enrolled at 16 colleges, on 23 campuses and 1000+ locations, it can be challenging to capture and share all that’s happening at Maryland’s community colleges.

-- However, with In A Crab Shell, we are going to try. --

Similar to the more well-known phrase in a nutshell, -- In A Crab Shell provides a concise, bi-weekly discussion of issues important to higher education and the
State of Maryland.

Maryland WorkSmart:
Who, What, Where, When, Why & How

Maryland WorkSmart - WHAT is It?

It's a forward-thinking, dynamic partnership between Maryland’s Department of Commerce and Maryland's community colleges that offers training solutions to Maryland's employers.

Maryland WorkSmart - WHO'S on the Team?

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Maryland WorkSmart - WHERE Does it Happen?

Training happens:
  • At an employer's location
  • At a community college classroom
  • At a community college specialized training facility

Maryland WorkSmart - WHEN Does it Start?

Maryland WorkSmart - WHY is it Smart?

  • WorkSmart will give Maryland’s businesses and organizations a strategic edge.
  • WorkSmart will help attract new business to Maryland by:
    • Highlighting Maryland’s skilled workforce,
    • Highlighting Maryland’s readily available, expert employer training resources located statewide.

Maryland WorkSmart - HOW Does it Benefit?

  • The importance of a skilled workforce in attracting and maintaining employers is well-documented.
  • Community colleges are Maryland's largest workforce training provider.
  • Community college training programs are a better value than private training.

ICYMI (in case you missed it) earlier versions of In A Crab Shell can be found here
 

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