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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

California aims to retool its workforce for the future of work
March 01, 2018 by Jim Mayer

California aims to retool its workforce for the future of work

Industry-education partnerships are key to preparing workers resilient in the face of automation Read More »

Elevate CA: It’s Not More Jobs—It’s More Good Paying Jobs
February 12, 2018 by Ed Coghlan

Elevate CA: It’s Not More Jobs—It’s More Good Paying Jobs

California legislators are promoting more proactive workforce training to close gaps in needed workers Read More »

How a Strong Workforce benefits everyone, fuels local economies
January 25, 2018 by Deborah Nankivell and Van Ton-Quinlivan

How a Strong Workforce benefits everyone, fuels local economies

Education as a path to the California Dream needs a tune-up to fill 21st-century jobs Read More »

How manufacturing in California will remain part of our economic future
October 30, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

How manufacturing in California will remain part of our economic future

Regions are working to raise awareness of manufacturing jobs right in students' backyards Read More »

California college creates career pathway to train needed imaging techs
October 27, 2017 by Nadine Ono

California college creates career pathway to train needed imaging techs

Very few formal programs exist to train on expensive, advanced equipment Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Giving a hand to stranded workers & more on tap for 2017 Summit
October 18, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Giving a hand to stranded workers & more on tap for 2017 Summit

Check out more workforce development sessions added to big event next month Read More »

Modern water demands help irrigation technology program thrive at Central Valley college
October 12, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Modern water demands help irrigation technology program thrive at Central Valley college

Need for trained workforce expanded as need for water efficiency, innovation in agriculture also grew Read More »

Why California needs plan to rescue workers “stranded” by technology
October 11, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Why California needs plan to rescue workers “stranded” by technology

Those displaced by automation and other trends deserve a workforce strategy to meet market needs Read More »

Report shows L.A. regional economy has a big gap in its workforce pipeline
October 03, 2017 by Ed Coghlan

Report shows L.A. regional economy has a big gap in its workforce pipeline

Talent gap and an aging population are upping the demand for more workers in middle-skill, middle-income jobs Read More »

Program awarding credit for experience helps fast forward college for working Californians
September 05, 2017 by Nadine Ono

Program awarding credit for experience helps fast forward college for working Californians

Central Valley college district program designed to attract workers looking to move up in their industry Read More »

Workforce Essentials: Apps help schools and teachers reach students where they are – on their phones
August 25, 2017 by Leah Grassini Moehle

Workforce Essentials: Apps help schools and teachers reach students where they are – on their phones

Plus, read about a tech skills training center for rural Californians and a free-to-use labor market research database Read More »

Elevating California means all regions must rise together
August 22, 2017 by Paul Granillo

Elevating California means all regions must rise together

With only 20 percent of the Inland Empire holding bachelor's degrees, education is key to solving economic uncertainty 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 »

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 »

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