Return on investment (ROI)…something everyone is interested in these days. Whether it’s a personal purchase or investment account, a company investing in new equipment, or someone pursuing a college education, all share the same interest…return on their investment. It’s something that we, at Fox Valley Technical College, are very aware of and sensitive to when it comes to providing an excellent educational value and experience for our students.
We care about this investment from a student/graduate perspective and the results they achieve which I highlighted in my previous post. But we also care about the ROI we are providing to our area employers, the local workforce, and the community in general. With the majority of Wisconsin jobs requiring 2 years or less of technical education, we’ve got an enormous challenge ahead in attracting, educating, and graduating individuals with the qualifications necessary to succeed in this skills-based economy. And, at the same time, we need to continue to improve the skills of the region’s incumbent workforce. Continue reading “The Technical College Effect: Immediate Payback for Taxpayers”