Return on Investment

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

  • is the workforce development model of Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe
  • has obtained over $63 million in external funding for the region, primarily federal
  • has trained over 12,000 for high growth jobs since its inception in 2005
  • has acquired more than $6 million in equipment funding to support workforce training in Advanced Manufacturing, Renewable Energy Technology, Transportation Technology, Allied Health and Aviation Maintenance Technology
  • has created more than 40 new positions in the past 5 years at the ADTEC colleges and partnering universities in support of ADTEC initiatives
  • Is a major economic driver for eastern Arkansas and can be exploited as the region seeks to recruit or start new business and industry
  • is a model for Arkansas that is being replicated through the creation of regional two-year college consortia throughout the state

ADTEC has been named a Top 10 national finalist for the prestigious Bellwether Legacy Award, to be presented by the Community College Futures Assembly in January 2014.

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