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Improving the quality of education in career-technical programs is directly related to the degree of involvement, participation, and commitment by advisory committees. Furthermore, a coordinated approach to annual priorities will ensure that college resources are maximized.
Each fall, CWC hosts an Advisory Committee “Kick-Off” Event. All advisory committees and their membership meet with college administrators and program faculty. Annual priorities are established. Program committees then have an opportunity to develop goals and strategies for the upcoming year.
The goals and strategies are posted on each advisory committee website. Advisory committees meet throughout the year as needed. Each spring, the advisory committees and college employees come together again to share successes and discuss emerging trends.
It is very important that advisory committee members:
Generally, advisory committee members serve for a period of three years with reappointment an option. When possible, it is ideal to replace less than one-third of committee members every year.