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As Governor Jerry Brown calls for math reform, LearningWorks initiatives emerge.

February 26th 2016 - News Release

Via ED Source Oakland, Calif., March 1, 2016. LearningWorks was mentioned this month in an Edsource article which detailed Governor Jerry Brown’s intent to ask California institutions to compete to create math reform across the state. The governor “is proposing spending $3 million for a competition to develop a year-long math course that is closely aligned with […]

Community College Week cites LearningWork/PACE Degree of Freedom papers

August 19th 2015 - News Release

“The need for reform is clear. Developmental math long has been called the Bermuda Triangle of community colleges: students go in but never come out. More than 60 percent of community college students are placed into at least one developmental math course. In California, home to the country’s largest community college system, the figure is […]

CLP is hiring a Senior Program Associate!

July 22nd 2015 - News Release

The Career Ladders Project (CLP) is seeking a Senior Program Associate to join a dynamic team of professionals developing the capacity of education and workforce partners to implement and drive positive change within the greater Los Angeles region. Based in the Los Angeles area, the Senior Program Associate will support CLP projects and activities in […]

OUSD Students Earn Associate Degrees While Still in High School

May 19th 2015 - News Release

SAP, OUSD, Berkeley City College, and the Career Ladders Project Unveil Program to Help OUSD Students Earn Associates Degrees While Still in High Schoo OAKLAND – On Tuesday, May 19, SAP will introduce a landmark partnership with the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD), Berkeley Community College (BCC), and the Career Ladders Project to create a pathway that lets Skyline […]


May 14th 2015 - News Release

A regional effort underway in the East Bay-the Design It, Build It, Ship It (DBS) Initiative-is developing new and innovative pathways at 10 San Francisco Bay community colleges.  IMPAQ International and the Career Ladders Project in conjunction with DBS have released a new brief, Crossing Boundaries to Develop Effective Pathways, highlighting accomplishments of the DBS consortium and […]

CLP Brief: Placed for Success

March 26th 2015 - News Release

A new, practitioner-focused brief released by the Career Ladders Project highlights how community colleges can improve accuracy of placement in English and math courses, reduce remediation rates, and improve student success. Placed for Success provides a succinct summary of research that casts doubt on the predictive power of standardized placement tests and suggests that using multiple measures — particularly high […]

LA HI-TECH Regional Consortium Launch

September 6th 2014 - News Release

On Monday, September 8, 2014 at 10:30AM, California Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, will help to launch the LA HI-TECH Regional Consortium; a recipient of a $15 million California Career Pathways Trust grant for an unprecedented regional effort to prepare tomorrow’s tech workforce. The press conference will be held on the front steps of […]

VIDEO: CTE Survey Course Engages High School Students at Laney College

June 2nd 2014 - News Release

“We started the skilled trades course because we want to get high school students engaged and aware of the different skilled trades such as wood tech, carpentry, machining and welding.” said Mark Martin, Director of the Manufacture and Workforce Development at Laney College. The Career Ladders Project filmed the iDesign Skilled Trades Survey course at […]

NEW REPORT: Updating Workforce Programs Can Lead to Big Energy Savings

May 15th 2014 - News Release

California’s utility companies can increase the State’s energy savings by encouraging workforce development programs to update their skills requirements and certifications. A report titled Workforce Issues and Energy Efficiency Programs: A Plan for California’s Utilities published by the UC Berkeley Donald Vial Center on Employment in the Green Economy and co-authored by the Career Ladders […]

High School to College transition Tools

February 18th 2014 - News Release

The Career Ladders Project has created a new set of tools and guides to help assist K12 and community college leadership, faculty and staff when it comes to addressing their high school to college transition needs. To access the tools please visit the high school to transition tools page.