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Agenda Item (VI-B-6-g)

Meeting2/17/2015 - Regular
Agenda ItemConsent Agenda Action (VI-B-6-g)
SubjectCareer Technical Education (CTE) Enhancement Fund Agreement to Create Greater incentive for Community Colleges CTE offerings between RCCD and Mt. San Jacinto Community College District
College/DistrictRiverside
Funding
Grants and Categorical Programs
Recommended ActionIt is recommended that the Board of Trustees approve the Career and Technical Education (CTE) Enhancement Fund Agreement between Riverside Community College District and Mt. San Jacinto Community College District for the time frame of January 5, 2015 through March 31, 2016, in the amount of $222,866, and authorize the Vice Chancellor, Administration and Finance to sign the agreement.

Background Narrative:


Riverside City College is the fiscal agent for the Inland Empire/Desert Region for the purpose of distributing special Career and Technical Education Enhancement Funding to the Community Colleges within the Inland Empire/Desert Region. The Enhancement Funds are to be used to create greater incentive for community colleges to develop, enhance, retool, and expand quality Career and Technical Education offerings that build upon existing community college regional capacity to respond to regional labor market needs. Payments for this agreement shall not exceed $222,866 for the period January 5, 2015 through March 31, 2016. Funding source: California Community College Chancellor’s Office.
Prepared By: Wolde-Ab Isaac, Chancellor
 Mazie Brewington, Vice President, Business Services (Riv)
Michael Wright, Director, Workforce Preparation Grants and Contracts