2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Floor Approved)

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VCCS Workforce Training (language only)

Item 213 #1h

Item 213 #1h

Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System

Page 188, after line 18, insert:
"K. The Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System shall develop a specific plan to expand the number of workforce training credentials and certifications to a level needed to meet the demands of Virginia's workforce.  The plan should be outcome-based and include recommendations with regard to programs, accessibility, leveraging private investment, measuring outcomes and funding.  The plan shall be done in consultation with businesses, trade associations, the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the Virginia Board of Workforce Development, the Secretary of Commerce and Trade, the Secretary of Education, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, and other entities involved with this issue.  The Chancellor shall submit the report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 1, 2015."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)