August 17, 2017 by Nadine Ono

New Community College Pilot Helps Internationally-Trained Nurses Obtain California State License

Internationally-trained nurses face a difficult barrier to practice in California. Grossmont College's Single Subject Course pilot is one example of improving the workforce pipeline by providing international healthcare workers access to courses needed obtain their state license Read More »

VIDEO: Retooling California schools to spark upward mobility
August 15, 2017 by John Guenther

VIDEO: Retooling California schools to spark upward mobility

We asked about the importance of improving education so today's students do better than previous generations Read More »

No One is Disposable: Growing California’s working population critical to future economy
August 09, 2017 by Mark Pisano

No One is Disposable: Growing California’s working population critical to future economy

A different look at why unemployment rates are low yet wages are stagnant Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Nominate employer-education partnerships that should win slice of PIE Contest award
August 07, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Nominate employer-education partnerships that should win slice of PIE Contest award

Plus, upgrade your skills with LinkedIn and evaluate career pathways with new certification program Read More »

The Other Side of Paradise: How to improve the promise of California’s community colleges
August 02, 2017 by Sydney Kamlager-Dove

The Other Side of Paradise: How to improve the promise of California’s community colleges

To address yawning gap between rich and poor, colleges need to be nimbler and better track how well graduates do Read More »

California’s Community Colleges embody an answer to state’s economic insecurity
August 01, 2017 by Eloy Ortiz Oakley

California’s Community Colleges embody an answer to state’s economic insecurity

Chancellor -- a product of the Colleges -- talks about system's vision for expanding the middle class Read More »

California colleges creating stronger workforce earn “Stars” for their progress
July 27, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

California colleges creating stronger workforce earn “Stars” for their progress

Strong Workforce Program rewarding programs with early success filling need for more skilled workers Read More »

CA Economic Summit to honor employers and educators working together
July 27, 2017 by California Economic Summit

CA Economic Summit to honor employers and educators working together

Contest will reward partnerships aimed at training the skills needed for 21st century economy Read More »

Underemployment and rising costs add to income inequality problem
July 25, 2017 by Leilani Barnett

Underemployment and rising costs add to income inequality problem

Solutions have to address wide range of housing, jobs, transportation challenges Read More »

California Community Colleges Launches New Campaign Focused on Career Education Program Offerings
July 20, 2017 by CA Community Colleges

California Community Colleges Launches New Campaign Focused on Career Education Program Offerings

New effort promotes “learning by exploring, collaborating, and doing” in more than 200 areas of study Read More »

College training California students to swell the ranks of the “Blue Economy”
July 20, 2017

College training California students to swell the ranks of the “Blue Economy”

Ocean technology certificate called model for teaching needed skills and landing students jobs Read More »

Nation’s largest community college system prepares for the future
July 17, 2017 by Holly Zanville

Nation’s largest community college system prepares for the future

With state facing need for more than a million more skilled workers over 10 years, California's colleges revamp workforce training Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Game helps kids fight trolls, citizen army teaches them to read
July 11, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Game helps kids fight trolls, citizen army teaches them to read

Plus, California Community Colleges aim to revive image of career education jobs Read More »

California all-girls team helping tackle the cybersecurity problem from high school up
July 11, 2017 by Victor Abalos

California all-girls team helping tackle the cybersecurity problem from high school up

Students who compete in cyber competitions gain an advantage on their future resume Read More »

Award-winning female welding student persists through sparks and stereotypes
July 06, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Award-winning female welding student persists through sparks and stereotypes

Following father's footsteps into welding, California college student aims to inspire more women Read More »

Fellowship shows older workers how to find new career paths, job skills
June 30, 2017 by Victor Abalos

Fellowship shows older workers how to find new career paths, job skills

Innovative program also requires nonprofit work hours, introduces fellows to new possibilities Read More »

Even Canada is looking at California Community Colleges’ workforce training revival
June 23, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Even Canada is looking at California Community Colleges’ workforce training revival

From an afterthought to a policy priority – California Community Colleges visited by neighbors to north to discuss the transformation Read More »

Coalition aims to help civic leaders strengthen California Community Colleges
June 02, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Coalition aims to help civic leaders strengthen California Community Colleges

Increasing investment in workforce programs will benefit from informed network of regional leaders Read More »

Explore new workforce tools for closing the soft skills gap in California
June 01, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Explore new workforce tools for closing the soft skills gap in California

Digital badging programs and real-life work experience proving more important when landing a job Read More »

LinkedIn pilot program connects trade and logistics students to jobs
June 01, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

LinkedIn pilot program connects trade and logistics students to jobs

Job-hunting students will get boost from digital badging and online career services Read More »

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