Advisory Board

Purpose:

Help guide LBCC's CADD program in it's growth and assure graduates have current skills to meet the local industries needs.

Objectives:

  • Provide and make recommendations to the curriculum to keep it current and in step with industry trends
  • Help assure accreditation for the program
  • Balance needs of industry & LBCC to integrate to assure a quality program
  • Suggest Industry Seminars
  • Promote Advocacy

Deliverables:

  • Provide Accurate classifications for skills needs & job duties
  • Make recommendations
  • Meet on a regular basis to review program
  • Review and approval of accreditation report
  • Create opportunities for students to gain work exposure and experience

Benefits:

Enhance the quality of graduates with up to date skills and knowledge, producing quality graduates for the local industries.

Milestones:

  • Form a team representing the local industry
  • Review accreditation report and examine amendments
  • Survey and tabulate results from local industry re: Needs of graduates for local employment
  • Review & comment on curriculum

Measures of Success:

  • Accreditation
  • Curriculum influenced by feedback
  • Graduate follow up report results

Success Depends On:

  • Reasonable attendance
  • Participation

LBCC Computer Aided Design and Drafting Advisory Board:

The board consists of volunteers from several local companies representing local industry. Many are graduates of the CADD program. Meetings are chaired by committee members with the assistance of LBCC CADD staff Ric Costin, Perry Carmichael and David Kidd.