ABOUT ADTEC

The Arkansas Delta Training and Education Consortium (ADTEC) was created in 2005.

ADTEC model

Share faculty, curriculum, equipment and best practices.

career pathways

A student can enter a career pathway as a high school student.

achievements

Top 10 national finalist for the prestigious Bellwether Legacy Award.

About us

The Arkansas Delta Training and Education Consortium (ADTEC)

was created in 2005 by five Arkansas community colleges in eastern Arkansas to use their collective resources to address current and future training needs of business and industry.

Proven award-winning workforce model

Program areas are identified that support emerging and demand industries that are key to the regional economy, such as advanced manufacturing and renewable energy technology.

Advanced Manufacturing

U.S. Department of Labor funding of $5,935,402 in November 2005 created ADTEC college capacity, including curriculum development and the acquisition of faculty and equipment.

Allied Health

This $2,000,000 initiative funded by the U.S. Department of Labor created ADTEC college capacity, including curriculum development and the acquisition of faculty and equipment.

Aviation Technology

The project creates a career pathway in aviation maintenance technology, which includes an FAA-certified Airframe and Powerplant technician training program, and creates capacity to deliver training.

Renewable Energy Technology

The Arkansas Delta WIRED initiative, established the Center of Excellence in Renewable Energy Technology Education (CERETE), based in Arkansas County. Supporting experimentation of renewable energy crops and agricultural processes related to renewable energy.

Transportation Technology

Funding from the U.S. Department of Labor totaling $4,326,254 provides regional capacity to deploy career pathways in diesel and automotive technology, with a focus on alternative fuel and hybrid vehicle technologies.

STEM Talent Expansion Project

Funded STEM counselors for the ADTEC colleges to promote enrollment and retention, particularly for minority students, in career pathway programs leading to careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

ADTEC Colleges

The Secret of Success

ADTEC has been successful in garnering more than $63 million in external investments, mostly federal, to support regional workforce development initiatives.

Arkansas Northeastern
College

Blytheville, Arkansas

Arkansas State University
Newport

Newport, Arkansas

East Arkansas
Community College

Forrest City, Arkansas

Arkansas State University Mid-South

West Memphis, Arkansas

Media Portfolio

ADTEC has generated a return to the State of Arkansas of $4.18
for every state dollar invested in ADTEC


  • Phone: (870) 733-6722
  • E-mail: cdunavin@asumidsouth.edu
  • Address: 2000 W Broadway Ave West Memphis, AR 72301
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