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Continuing Education Partnerships

 

The colleges of DCCCD team with the following world-class partners to create customized training and services designed to help you achieve significant, bottom-line results.

Accelerated Improvement Mentoring, Inc.
The team at Accelerated Improvement Mentoring provides management mentoring services using the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria as a road map for business success. Specialized services are provided to help organizations accelerate business improvement through mentoring, training, strategic planning, competitive comparison, process improvement, benchmarking and many other management services.

Ann McGee-Cooper & Associates
Based on Robert Greenleaf’s work on servant-leadership, Ann McGee-Cooper & Associates works with top leaders and teams to help move organizations from traditional hierarchical, top-down, command-and-control structures to a coaching/mentoring environment that supports, empowers, and develops employees. AMCA is a Dallas-based, internationally recognized team of futurists and consultants who have worked for over two decades to develop servant-leadership in numerous organizations.

City of DeSoto Fire Academy
The Continuing Education division at Cedar Valley College, in partnership with the City of DeSoto Fire Academy, has developed a partnership program whereby the graduates of the DeSoto Fire Academy will be awarded 54.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). These units can be used toward Life Experience Credits for an Associate and/or Bachelor degree at Northwood University. For more information on enrolling in the DeSoto Fire Academy, contact the City of DeSoto Fire Department at 972.230.9680.

Institute for Standards in Quality Education
The Institute for Standards in Quality Education provides training designed to help school districts operate more efficiently and achieve long-range positive outcomes. The “Thinking and Communications Tools for Educators” and “Baldrige: The How of Getting it Done” special solutions training programs are based on Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints and the Malcolm Baldrige National Award criteria. (Theory of Constraints for Education is courtesy of a donation by Dr. Eli Goldratt.)

Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center
The Texas Manufacturing Assistance Center has successfully increased the global competitiveness of Texas’ smaller manufacturers by providing assistance in techniques such as Quality Management Systems, Lean Manufacturing, ISO 9001:2002 Manufacturing and ISO 14000 Environmental Implementation. Manufacturing specialists and skilled TMAC staff will visit your site and provide guidance and training that will give you a competitive edge. Ask BPI about scheduling an on-site visit.

Other Key Partners
We also team with several other partners to offer you outstanding products and services. These partners include:

  • ACT Centers
  • Achieve Global
  • Dallas Fire and Rescue
  • Dallas Police Department
  • Foundation for Community Empowerment
  • Hands-On Massage Therapy School
  • tompeters company!
  • Urban League of Greater Dallas
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (Small Business Development Centers)