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 Toolkit Table of Contents 

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All Audiences (A Tools)
These tools are targeted to all audiences interested in virtual incubation and community college leadership as workforce and economic change agents.

A1. Virtual Incubation Overview

A2. Virtual Incubation Network Case Studies:

Rio Salado College (Tempe, AZ)

Long Beach City College (Long Beach, CA)

Indian River State College (Fort Pierce, FL)

North Iowa Area Community College (Mason City, IA)

Mott Community College (Flint, MI)

Southeast Community College (Lincoln, NE)

White Mountains Community College (Berlin, NH)

Burlington County Community College (Pemberton, NJ)

Santa Fe Community College (Santa Fe, NM)

Lorain County Community College (Elyria, OH)

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (Green Bay, WI)

A3. Virtual Incubation Network Partner Core Contacts

Community College Leadership (L Tools)
These tools are targeted to community college chancellors, presidents, board of governors members, trustees and deans who want to know the fundamental financing and staffing needs and rationale for a virtual incubator. These tools discuss strategies to embed an entrepreneurial spirit into the campus and community.

L1. What’s in It for My College? Words on Virtual Incubation From Your Peers

L2. Presidential Commitment to Entrepreneurship

L3. Financial Models to Build and Sustain a Virtual Incubator for Your Campus

L4. Nightstand Essentials: A Recommended Reading List for Community College Leadership

Community College Staff - Deans and Staff Implementing a Virtual Incubator
(S Tools)
These tools are targeted to community college deans and key staff who will be implementing the virtual incubator on a day-to-day basis. They provide specifics on virtual incubator structure, partnerships, buy-in, evaluation and leverage. The final two tools are designed to be passed through and may be of value to entrepreneurs who use the incubator.

S1. Using Virtual Incubators and Technology to Service Entrepreneurs

S2. Offerings and Partners: Fundamental Considerations to Establish a Virtual Incubator

S3. Virtual Incubation Components: Comprehensive Business Assistance

S4. We Can Make Money From That?! How to Inventory Your Community College’s Assets

S5. Attracting Entrepreneurs to the Virtual Incubator

S6. Getting Colleague Buy-In for a Community College Virtual Incubator

S7. Getting Community Buy-In for a Community College Virtual Incubator

S8. Rowing Together: Community Colleges and Small Business Development Centers

S9. The Virtual Incubator in a Rural Setting

S10. A Comparison of Off-the-Shelf Supportive Curricula Features and Costs

S11. Evaluation Metrics to Track Virtual Incubator Outcomes and Maximize Investments

S12. Financing the Entrepreneurs: Experienced Insights

S13. Nightstand Essentials: A Recommended Reading List for Entrepreneurs

 Contact Information

Jen Worth
Senior Vice President, Workforce and Economic Development
Ph: 202.728.0200 x276

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