Programs and Student Services Division
The Division of Programs and Student Services provides leadership, assistance, and consultation to the 58 community colleges in the areas of academic programs, adult basic education, workforce development, continuing education, student success initiatives, financial aid, national post-secondary education policy research, institutional research, and performance management. Staff within the Division develops and administers state-level policies and strategies to improve student access, enhance program quality, and increase student success. In addition, the staff engages college faculty and administrators to develop, field test, evaluate, and disseminate best practices that support student success.
The Division is the point of contact for consultation and professional development related to the implementation of academic programs, career technical education, dual enrollment, industry-recognized credentials, employability skills development, career readiness certifications, college completion strategies, and data analysis.