CO-4 Core Theme: Career and Technical Education


Career and Technical Education – Green River Community College will provide programs and services that prepare learners for professional and technical career readiness, transitions and advancement.

Core Objectives

  • Access – remove barriers to enrollment in career and technical programs and provide relevant training opportunities
  • Success – increase support for student progress and completion of their goals while at college, achievement of nationally recognized credentials (where available), and placement in family wage-earning employment after college
  • Equity – increase accommodation for our students and communities with diverse needs
  • Responsiveness – increase pace of response to current and emerging employment needs of business and industry and student interests
  • Collaboration – increase partnerships with K-12 schools, business and industry, community, and College alumni to improve awareness of programs and funding

Achievement of these core objectives will be measured by the following indicators:

  • Students enrolled in career technical programs are retained.
  • Students enrolled in career technical programs progress.
  • Students graduating from career technical programs secure employment.

History of Policy 

Draft: January 12, 2005, February 7, 2005, February 15, 2005, March 1, 2005
Adopted: May 25, 2005, October 17, 2013
Revised: September 19, 2013, March 21, 2019