September 10, 2018 by Chris Miller

The Importance of Apprenticeships in the New Economy

Immersing students in real-world knowledge does a better job filling the skills gap Read More »

VIDEO: California’s next governor talks about the promise of community colleges
August 31, 2018 by John Guenther

VIDEO: California’s next governor talks about the promise of community colleges

Two remaining candidates share how they'd improve the largest community college system in the country Read More »

Amazon and L.A. Area Community Colleges Announce Program to Increase Technology Training
August 15, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Amazon and L.A. Area Community Colleges Announce Program to Increase Technology Training

New certificate focused on cloud-computing skills came from first-of-its-kind regional partnership with online retail giant Read More »

VIDEO: Automation Means Opportunity for California Community Colleges
August 01, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

VIDEO: Automation Means Opportunity for California Community Colleges

Workforce training that can match growth of Internet of Things systems will benefit workers looking to become upwardly mobile Read More »

California employers praise CA Economic Summit’s PIE Contest
July 02, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California employers praise CA Economic Summit’s PIE Contest

Program honoring successful partnerships between industry and educators gets thumbs up Read More »

Gold Stars awarded to CA Community Colleges in annual Strong Workforce commendations
June 22, 2018

Gold Stars awarded to CA Community Colleges in annual Strong Workforce commendations

Career education programs that successfully boost student's economic mobility earn kudos Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Community College reforms aimed at boosting student success approved by lawmakers
June 19, 2018 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Community College reforms aimed at boosting student success approved by lawmakers

Online-only community college and other funding programs aim to close workforce training gaps Read More »

Delivering on California’s energy goals is also workforce challenge
June 12, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Delivering on California’s energy goals is also workforce challenge

Community colleges working on ways to deliver enough skilled workers for booming sector Read More »

Summit to celebrate partnerships building the workforce of tomorrow today
June 11, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Summit to celebrate partnerships building the workforce of tomorrow today

Second annual Partnerships for Industry and Education Contest officially open Read More »

Playbook of pairing education and automation makes employers and workers more resilient in the future of work
June 07, 2018 by Van Ton-Quinlivan

Playbook of pairing education and automation makes employers and workers more resilient in the future of work

As 50 robots roam the aisles of 50 of its stores, Walmart rolls out new employee education benefit for front-line associates Read More »

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership
June 04, 2018 by Jim Mayer

Community Colleges are Learning a Lesson in Disruption – and Leadership

Reforms to open up access to higher education and incentivize completion are coming to a head this month Read More »

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college
May 31, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Fresno Future of Work MeetUp turns focus to proposed online community college

With pockets of extreme poverty in the Central Valley, leaders say online college must fit regional needs Read More »

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project
May 29, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California Community Colleges launch Self-Employment Pathways in the Gig Economy project

Training program better prepares students for working independently and running a business Read More »

Report: Workforce needed to fill growing demand for SoCal health care services professionals
May 25, 2018 by Victor Abalos

Report: Workforce needed to fill growing demand for SoCal health care services professionals

Well-paying allied health jobs often don't require a four-year degree Read More »

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?
May 16, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Report: Can new technology help California’s workforce get future-ready?

Results from the ambitious Future of Work series on workers stranded by technology Read More »

L.A. high tech expo draws hundreds of students and future coders
May 08, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

L.A. high tech expo draws hundreds of students and future coders

Generation of digital natives gets a look at tech industry jobs — and the skills needed to get them Read More »

Digital skills increasingly needed to live and thrive in L.A. County
April 30, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Digital skills increasingly needed to live and thrive in L.A. County

Almost a million workers at risk of being left behind in the county yet many IT jobs don’t require a four-year degree Read More »

How to build a workforce resistant to automation and disruptive technologies?
April 26, 2018 by Ian Hanigan

How to build a workforce resistant to automation and disruptive technologies?

Workforce experts discuss artificial intelligence, a new wave of automation and the rise of the gig economy Read More »

California online community college announces first health care pathway
April 25, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

California online community college announces first health care pathway

Partnership with labor union launches program to train much-needed medical workers Read More »

A high-tech solution to prepare the Inland Empire workforce for the automated future
April 23, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

A high-tech solution to prepare the Inland Empire workforce for the automated future

Large portion of region's logistics workers are vulnerable to automation Read More »

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