Teachers College, Columbia University

Community Colleges and Their Communities: Collaboration for Workforce Development

By Terry Orr

Community colleges are forging a wide range of partnerships and collaborations with other community interests and resources to create a variety of vocational education opportunities. Examples are provided to illustrate new directions and innovative practices. Limitations of collaborations are also discussed.

This article was published in New Directions for Community Colleges: The New Vocationalism in American Community Colleges, vol. 2001, issue 115.