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Health Career Pathways at California’s Community Colleges

December 15th 2016 - News Release

On December the 1st, Linda Collins, executive director of The Career Ladders Project, joined a panel discussion on Health Career Pathways at California’s Community Colleges. The event was hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California and included a summary of the findings from two recently released briefs. ABOUT THE PROGRAM State policymakers looking to improve […]

CLP is hiring!

December 6th 2016 - News Release

We are seeking to fill the following positions:   Community College Associate The Career Ladders Project (CLP) is seeking a Community College Associate to be an integral part of the CLP team in working with community colleges and their partners to develop, implement and document high-quality pathway and transition approaches to improving student success. This […]

Webinar Series # 4: Quantitative Leap How Math Policies Can Support Transitions To and Through College

October 11th 2016 - News Release

Quantitative Leap: Webinar 4 Webinar 4 – Seizing Twelfth Grade to Improve Math Readiness: Senior-Year Transition Courses October 27, 11:00am – 12:15pm Pacific (2pm – 3:15pm Eastern) Faced with high proportions of students needing remedial math courses in college, education systems across the country are prioritizing the goal of improving college readiness. Approaches include both […]

Webinar Series # 3: Quantitative Leap How Math Policies Can Support Transitions To and Through

September 13th 2016 - News Release

Please mark your calendars for October 27 for Webinar 4, Seizing the Twelfth Grade to Improve Math Readiness: Senior-Year Transition Courses. Webinar 3 – High School Math Course-Taking and College Readiness September 21, 1:00 pm – 2:15pm Pacific (4pm – 5:15pm Eastern) As education systems in California and nationally consider strategies for improving students’ college readiness, high […]

New Dual Enrollment Toolkit

May 24th 2016 - News Release

In partnership with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), the Career Ladders Project and the RP Group have created a Dual Enrollment Toolkit. The Toolkit is an online resource that highlights promising practices and materials to support secondary and community college partners in offering high school students opportunities to earn college credits while they […]

Webinar Series: Quantitative Leap How Math Policies Can Support Transitions To and Through College

May 4th 2016 - News Release

Webinar 1 – A Gateway to College: Rethinking Postsecondary Mathematics May 25, 11am – 12:15pm Pacific (2pm – 3:15pm Eastern) Mathematics plays a fundamental role as a gateway to higher education. Besides the general education mathematics courses that students typically take to earn a degree, a large proportion of students are assigned to postsecondary remedial math […]

Career Ladders Project is seeking three dynamic professionals to join our team!!

April 20th 2016 - News Release

Community College Associate The Career Ladders Project (CLP) is seeking a Community College Associate to be a part of the CLP team in working with community colleges and their partners in developing, implementing and documenting high quality pathway and transition approaches to improving student success. This position is a full-time or part- time exempt position […]

New Report Focuses on Contextualized Teaching and Learning

March 23rd 2016 - News Release

“Career Advancement Academies (CAAs) have been implemented in colleges across several regions of California and have provided a rich testing ground for more structured and integrated approaches to support student entry into – and progression along – college and career pathways. Elements of the CAA framework have informed, and are becoming integrated into, major statewide […]

New Brief from LearningWorks Calls for Alignment and Coherence

March 23rd 2016 - News Release

“Misalignment and policy incoherence can place needless obstacles in students’ way. Disjointed pathways create barriers to college access and completion, costing students and the state both time and money. The recommendations in this policy brief focus on how the state and its education systems must work together to eliminate those barriers.” Quantitative Leap: How Math […]

What is the Economic Value of Community College Degrees and Certificates?

March 21st 2016 - News Release

In a blog article recently posted to PACE’s website, CLP’s Director of Research Mina Dadgar synthesized her recent study conducted in collaboration with Madeline Joy Trimble of Columbia University. By analyzing the economic benefits of certificates in the labor market the study estimates the relationship between earning a certificate and student earnings and employment post graduation. […]