Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Community colleges struggle to compete with industry for instructors - Mary Sell, The Decatur Daily

Education leaders say community colleges need to offer better pay and benefits to attract and retain qualified instructors. Alabama’s Calhoun Community College recently created a process control technology program to train people for high-tech, high-level industry jobs, like those that will be available at the recently announced GE Aviation plant in Limestone County. But finding qualified instructors has been a problem. “I can’t even get people to apply,” Calhoun President James Klauber said last week. “They’re paid so well in private industry.” http://www.ecampusnews.com/top-news/community-colleges-struggle-685/

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