BBC Research & Consulting completed a report on the Economic Impact of Emily Griffith Technical College.
Key report findings include:
- On average, every $1 of state investment in EGTC yields a $1o annual benefit to the local economy
- On average, every $1 invested by an individual student yields $7 in annual earning potential
- ECTC’s total 10-year impact is more than $2B
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TOUCHING TOMORROW SYMPOSIUM
More than 30 distinguished educators, business leaders, and students joined Emily Griffith Foundation for a leadership roundtable on the future of workforce education November 11 to 12, 2016.
The group’s individual and collective expertise was used to identify priorities to help guide policymakers, business leaders and educators on the future of workforce development.
Adriana’s Story: Adriana exemplified the word “busy” this past year. She not only completed her senior year at West High School in Denver, but she also completed TWO programs at Emily Griffith Technical College: Certified Nurse Assistant and aesthetician.
On the surface, these sound like two very different skills sets. But Gonzalez plans to utilize what she’s learned in both areas at, say, a medical spa or dermatologist’s office. READ MORE
Ismael’s Story: Ismael would like to open his own car-repair shop. The Emily Griffith Technical College is helping him get there.
Esparza graduated from the school’s automotive program in 2013, then joined its staff in 2015 as tool manager. He’s also enrolled in EGTC’s new course in entrepreneurship, which Esparza hopes will lead to him owning his own business. READ MORE
Toi’s Story: Toi has a passion for cooking. And now that she has graduated from the culinary arts program at Emily Griffith Technical College, she’s ready to open a business specializing in personal chef services and home cooking classes.
At 46, she’s ready for a change in lifestyle. There’s a potential built-in customer base of military retirees where she lives, near Buckley Air Force Base. READ MORE