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Recruitment Tips:  Slides

Recruitment Tips: Slides

These are the slides for the webinar that was recorded 2/13/09. This presentation is a significantly refined repeat of a NetWorks webinar given in February of 2008 that was titled "Ten-Recruiting Tips - Thinking Outside the Box." While Technical Programs can use these tips, many of the tips will work for all different types of programs. Terry Bartelt, an instructor and former chair of the Electromechanical Program at Fox Valley Technical College, identifies proven recruitment and retention strategies that have enabled FVTC and other colleges to build and maintain high enrollments in technical programs. One segment of the presentation will be how to initiate small but meaningful strategic points of contact by faculty from a student's first college inquiry to his or her graduation. The other segment describes alternative program structuring to reach a larger student population.Despite the 60% decline in the enrollment of electronics technology programs over the past few years at community colleges across the United States, Fox Valley Technical College (FVTC) in Appleton, Wisconsin, has maintained strong enrollment numbers. Terry Bartelt, an instructor at FVTC, has more than 25...


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