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2012-2013 Supplemental Operating Budget
As approved by Legislature
Workforce-Related Items
(Updated: April 19, 2012)
Reductions in Red

Workforce Board

Budget Reduction – The State General Fund dollars are reduced by 5 percent in FY 2012 (-$70,000) and FY 2013 (-$69,000) Total = (-$139,000).

Workforce Training/Aerospace - $36,000 is provided pursuant to 2SHB Bill 2156 (workforce training/aerospace) to produce a skills gap analysis and to conduct an annual evaluation of aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing training programs.

Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Project Lead the Way - $250,000 is provided for 10 high schools to expand courses in FY 2013.

Skill Center Aerospace Training - $150,000 is provided for aerospace and manufacturing course equipment and curriculum to two Skills Centers in FY 2013.

Aerospace Assembler Program - $300,000 is provided to for startup grants to establish additional Aerospace Assembler programs at 12 high schools in FY 2013.

American Academy - $200,000 is provided for the American Academy to provide social support and academic intervention to students who have been suspended or expelled, are pregnant or parenting teens, have dropped out of school, or are significantly at risk of dropping out of school.

Career & Technical Education - $100,000 additional funding is provided for FY 2013 for statewide supervision activities for CTE student leadership organizations.

Foster Care Outcomes - $128,000 is provided pursuant to SHB 2254 (foster care outcomes) to report on the implementation of the state's plan of cross-system collaboration to promote educational stability and improve education outcomes of foster youth.

State Board for Community and Technical Colleges

STEM Degree Production - $2 million is provided for educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.

Workforce Training/Aerospace - $131,000 is provided for the implementation of 2SHB 2156 (workforce training/aerospace).

Customized Training Program - $200,000 is provided for FY 2012 and $1,851,000 for FY 2012 for the Customized Training Program.

Student Achievement Council

Transfers - $340,033,000 from the Office of Student Financial Assistance and $3,369,000 from the Council for Higher Education to the Student Achievement Council pursuant to E2SHB 2483.

Leadership 1000 - $1 million is provided for the Leadership 1000 Scholarship Program. This program matches private donors with selected economically disadvantaged students who would otherwise be unable to attend college after depleting all other sources of financial aid

Baccalaureate Institutions

University of Washington - Aerospace Innovation Center - $1.5 million is provided under SSB 5982 (aerospace technology center) for a new Center of Aerospace Technology Innovation at the University of Washington and Washington State University

The Evergreen State College - WSIPP State Need Grant Study - $100,000 is provided for the Washington State Institute for Public Policy to conduct a longitudinal study of the State Need Grant program to determine to what extent this program has increased access and degree attainment for low-income students and whether the funds have been utilized in the most efficient way possible

STEM Degree Production

University of Washington: $3.8 million is provided for expansion in engineering enrollments, including computer science
Washington State University: $3.8 million is provided for expansion in engineering enrollments, including computer science and 30 additional FTEs in the mechanical engineering program located at Olympic College
Eastern Washington University: $479,000 for expansion of STEM enrollments
Central Washington University: $406,000 for expansion of STEM enrollments
The Evergreen State College: $276,000 for expansion of STEM enrollments
Western Washington University:  $606,000 for expansion of STEM enrollments

Employment Security Department

Worker Training Study - $20,000 in federal dollars are provided to increase the amount provided for the initial review and evaluation of the training benefits program

Department of Commerce

Evergreen Jobs – Funding reduced by 10 percent - (-$37,000)

State Energy Policy Unit- reduce by 10 percent - (-$112,000).

This budget summary was prepared by Workforce Board staff and continues to evolve as we learn more. If you have information, corrections, additions to share, contact Sonja Hallum

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