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World Class Education

Last Updated: 10/13/2021

Support career preparation beyond high school

Strategy: Support career preparation beyond high school

Agency: 699 - Community and Technical College System

A001 - Academic Transfer Instruction

This activity offers educational course work and degree programs that facilitate a smooth transition from the Community and Technical College System to other institutions of higher education. Courses work and degrees offered are generally intended to move the student towards a baccalaureate degree. This activity serves students who may not otherwise be able to obtain a baccalaureate degree, including traditionally underrepresented populations. Current strategies to improve transfer and subsequent degree baccalaureate degree completion include; Common Course Numbering (across all institutions of higher education), inter-college reciprocity policies, credit for non-traditional learning and degrees that follow the Direct Transfer Agreement (DTA).

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 4,946.8 4,946.3 4,946.6
001 - General Fund
State 254,032,000 262,956,000 516,988,000
060 - Comm/Tech Col Capital Projects Acct
State 3,798,000 3,799,000 7,597,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 28,026,000 28,133,000 56,159,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 55,466,000 55,189,000 110,655,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 29,539,000 29,430,000 58,969,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 126,149,000 132,323,000 258,472,000
24J - Workforce Education Investment Acc
State 27,828,000 28,281,000 56,109,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 4,946.8 4,946.3 4,946.6
GFS 254,032,000.0 262,956,000.0 516,988,000.0
Other 270,806,000.0 277,155,000.0 547,961,000.0
Totals 524,838,000.0 540,111,000.0 1,064,949,000.0
Expected Results

Increase the number of community and technical college students that can successfully transfer to 4-year colleges to complete baccalaureate degrees.

A002 - Administration (College and System)

Administration of the Community and Technical College System includes Institution Management, Fiscal Operations, General Support Services (administrative data processing and employee personnel and records), Logistical Services (procurement and the movement and control of materials), Community Relations and Development (the maintenance of goodwill relationships with the general public, alumni, or other constituents), and the State Board office.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 2,308.0 2,309.6 2,308.8
001 - General Fund
State 118,220,000 126,159,000 244,379,000
060 - Comm/Tech Col Capital Projects Acct
State 1,979,000 1,978,000 3,957,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 14,172,000 14,271,000 28,443,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 1,772,000 1,769,000 3,541,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 15,495,000 15,420,000 30,915,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 64,592,000 67,147,000 131,739,000
24J - Workforce Education Investment Acc
State 6,326,000 6,754,000 13,080,000
443 - Inst of Hi Ed-data Processing Acct
Non-Appropriated 9,183,000 9,153,000 18,336,000
561 - Comm/Tech College Innovation Accoun
Non-Appropriated 10,772,000 10,871,000 21,643,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 2,308.0 2,309.6 2,308.8
GFS 118,220,000.0 126,159,000.0 244,379,000.0
Other 124,291,000.0 127,363,000.0 251,654,000.0
Totals 242,511,000.0 253,522,000.0 496,033,000.0
Expected Results

Administrative costs are a necessary part of all public sector organizations. Administrative costs as a share of total expenditures are expected to decrease.

A003 - Basic Education for Adults

Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) provides instruction in Adult Basic Education (ABE), English as a Second Language (ESL), and High School Completion (HSC) or High School Equivalency (HSE) test preparation. BEdA provides programs for students who are16 years of age and older, no longer in school, and are functioning below the high school level or have limited English language skills. BEdA programming provides students with college and career pathways that provide students the 21st Century reading, writing, speaking, listening, math and technology skills needed to complete high school diplomas and equivalency certificates and postsecondary certificates and degrees

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 1,077.3 1,076.9 1,077.1
001 - General Fund
State 63,574,000 64,418,000 127,992,000
060 - Comm/Tech Col Capital Projects Acct
State 914,000 914,000 1,828,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 4,513,000 4,590,000 9,103,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 72,404,000 73,440,000 145,844,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 1,823,000 1,815,000 3,638,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 29,324,000 30,931,000 60,255,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 1,077.3 1,076.9 1,077.1
GFS 63,574,000.0 64,418,000.0 127,992,000.0
Other 108,978,000.0 111,690,000.0 220,668,000.0
Totals 172,552,000.0 176,108,000.0 348,660,000.0
Expected Results

Students that have less than a high school level of education will acquire the reading, writing, speaking, listening, math and technology skills needed to transition to postsecondary education and family sustaining employment.

A004 - Community Services-Contract Funded Courses

Community and technical colleges provide self-supporting educational programs through contract-funded courses paid for by employers or social service agencies for the benefit of their employees or clients. Examples of contract-funded courses include: the Running Start program for high school students; tuition and training for WorkFirst clients; prison inmate literacy and skills programs; instruction for international student organizations; and tailored job and skills training for local businesses. Federal student financial aid, such as Pell grants, Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants, federal work study, and Perkins vocational grants, is also included in this activity. (Institutions of Higher Education-Grants and Contracts-Nonappropriated)

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 73.9 74.2 74.1
11A - Employment Training Finance Account
Non-Appropriated 250,000 250,000 500,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 160,554,000 166,085,000 326,639,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 73.9 74.2 74.1
GFS
Other 160,804,000.0 166,335,000.0 327,139,000.0
Totals 160,804,000.0 166,335,000.0 327,139,000.0
Expected Results

The Community and Technical College System will continue to explore opportunities to expand contract training.

A005 - Precollege Education

Precollege education courses are academic in nature and provide students with the skills necessary to be successful in college-level courses. The students in these courses are taking credits necessary to qualify for college-level math, English, etc. Approximately 55 percent of the students in these classes have been out of high school for more than three years.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 483.4 483.0 483.2
001 - General Fund
State 48,318,000 50,059,000 98,377,000
060 - Comm/Tech Col Capital Projects Acct
State 746,000 746,000 1,492,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 4,517,000 4,558,000 9,075,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 13,621,000 13,611,000 27,232,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 2,541,000 2,530,000 5,071,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 20,553,000 21,597,000 42,150,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 483.4 483.0 483.2
GFS 48,318,000.0 50,059,000.0 98,377,000.0
Other 41,978,000.0 43,042,000.0 85,020,000.0
Totals 90,296,000.0 93,101,000.0 183,397,000.0
Expected Results

Students will transfer into college level courses in math and English.

A006 - Student-Funded Courses

Community and technical colleges provide self-supporting educational programs through student-funded classes. Most of these courses are offered to students who are not attending college for the purpose of a degree or certificate. The courses are taken to supplement and enhance existing job skills or for personal enrichment. (Institutions of Higher Education-Dedicated Local Account-Nonappropriated)

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 846.3 845.7 846.0
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 70,161,000 69,869,000 140,030,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 846.3 845.7 846.0
GFS
Other 70,161,000.0 69,869,000.0 140,030,000.0
Totals 70,161,000.0 69,869,000.0 140,030,000.0
Expected Results

The Community and Technical College System will continue to explore opportunities to expand student-funded courses.

A007 - Workforce Education

Workforce Education provides education and training to prepare students for immediate employment in professional-technical fields. Working in partnership with businesses, this activity helps prepare students for employment while providing skilled workers needed to make Washington state businesses prosper in an ever-changing, competitive economy. In addition to traditional students, Workforce Education serves those wanting to upgrade their current knowledge and skills, those interested in a career change and displaced or unemployed workers that are in need of retraining.

Account FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTE 4,851.5 4,851.3 4,851.4
001 - General Fund
State 258,414,000 265,059,000 523,473,000
060 - Comm/Tech Col Capital Projects Acct
State 3,781,000 3,781,000 7,562,000
08A - Education Legacy Trust Account
State 28,081,000 28,347,000 56,428,000
145 - Inst of Hi Ed-Grants/Contracts Acct
Non-Appropriated 122,087,000 122,881,000 244,968,000
148 - Inst of Hi Ed-Dedicated Local Acct
Non-Appropriated 32,264,000 32,145,000 64,409,000
149 - Inst of HI ED-Operating Fees Acct
Non-Appropriated 121,349,000 127,021,000 248,370,000
24J - Workforce Education Investment Acc
State 72,805,000 77,265,000 150,070,000
FY 2022 FY 2023 Biennium Total
FTES 4,851.5 4,851.3 4,851.4
GFS 258,414,000.0 265,059,000.0 523,473,000.0
Other 380,367,000.0 391,440,000.0 771,807,000.0
Totals 638,781,000.0 656,499,000.0 1,295,280,000.0
Expected Results

Increase the number of student receiving certificates or degrees aligned with Washington employment needs.