The Arkansas Delta Training and Education Consortium (ADTEC) was created in 2005.
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Top 10 national finalist for the prestigious Bellwether Legacy Award.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 State University
Forrest City, Arkansas
Arkansas State University Mid-South
West Memphis, Arkansas
ADTEC has generated a return to the State of Arkansas of $4.18
for every state dollar invested in ADTEC