Workforce Development

Courses to Employment: Initial Education and Employment Outcomes Findings for Community College-Nonprofit Partnership in Seattle, WA

October 1, 2010  • Matt Helmer & Amy Blair

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This report details the initial findings from research on the education and employment outcomes of students who enrolled in the General Services Technician (automobile service and repair) program at Shoreline Community College between 2006 and 2009. A Career Navigator, funded by the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County and staffed by Pacific Associates, augmented services provided by college faculty and staff to help students with academic, financial and employment supports. This report includes detailed information about participants’ education pathways and their employment and earnings experiences. Shoreline Community College and the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County are participants in AspenWSI’s Courses to Employment (CTE) project. (October 2010) Catalog No. 10-016