Vision Statement: The School of Workforce Development will be an exemplary School that will provide the core skills students need to be successful in employment and transfer. For GRCC's entire mission, vision, values and ends please visit http://www.grcc.edu/aboutus/missionvisionvaluesends .
Welcome to the School of Workforce Development. Within the School of Workforce Development at GRCC, you can acquire the courses, skills and competencies, and experiential learning experiences to succeed in your chosen occupational career program or degree path. You will learn new skills for your current job or for a new career and grow professionally through continuing education or customized workshops.
Today's workforce demands that you be a highly skilled, innovative individual who can adapt to the most current technology, be a contributing team member, and be globally prepared to meet the challenges of this economy.
Please take your time to explore our departments and programs listed under Educational Offerings on the menu to the left. We offer over 50 degrees and certificates that can assist you for your future. Many of these programs and courses will transfer to our partner educational institutions so you can continue your education. For more information on our transfer programs please visit http://www.grcc.edu/studentrecords/transfercredit .
We want you to come to GRCC to learn. For more information on enrolling at GRCC please visit our Admissions web page at http://cms.grcc.edu/admissionsenrollmentcenter . We commit to making you, our students, ready to compete and complete at GRCC!
We are here to serve you.
Fiona Hert, M.S.W., Ed.D.
Dean, School of Workforce Development
Who We are
The School of Workforce Development is comprised of approximately 94 full-time, over 150 adjunct faculty and 75 staff. We are committed to the delivery of innovative and responsive workforce learning programs and services that lead to employment and to a four-year university degree. We strive to ensure that students/customers are prepared for current and future employment and lifelong learning.
Who We serve
Approximately 46% of GRCC students are enrolled in credit based occupational programs. Twenty-one percent of our 625 School of Workforce Development graduates from 2012-13 were enrolled this past year in four-year colleges and universities. Additionally, the School of Workforce Development serves significant segments of the workforce, i.e., over 10,000 students through job training programs, apprenticeship programs, customized training opportunities and community partnership programs.
What We do
The School of Workforce Development offers instruction (credit, non-credit, customized delivery, and job training) apprenticeships (credit and non-credit), employment services and serves as a workforce clearinghouse (Work First and Partnership for Adult Learner). Currently offering 25 programs, with 44 Associate Degree options, and 12 Certificate options, our goal is to evaluate all options available to students for lifelong learning, and develop additional programs which best meet the workforce needs in our community.
The School of Workforce Development offers instruction in credit, non-credit, customized delivery, apprenticeships (credit and non-credit), employment services and serves as a workforce clearinghouse (Work First and Partnership for Adult Learner). Currently offering 25 programs with 45 Associate Degree and 41 certificate options, our goal is to monitor and develop current and new programs to insure that we meet the workforce needs in our community.