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LearningWorks’ Policy Brief on Rethinking Basic Skills Education in CA

March 20th 2012 - News Release

“California’s future prosperity and competitiveness depends to an important degree on our ability to increase the share of basic skills students who attain a community college degree or certificate and/or transfer to and graduate from a four-year institution. The danger, as we make framing decisions about basic skills education, is that we beggar our future both […]

Laney College’s Machine Technology CAA featured on Fox News

January 11th 2012 - News Release

America’s economy was forged by machinists. But today, a quarter of the nation’s welders, engineers and steelworkers are getting ready to retire.  At Laney College, the Machine Technology CAA is training students to think with their hands and work safely around heavy machinery, preparing them for good paying jobs.  Fox News recently featured Laney College’s […]

CA Community Colleges Task Force on Student Success Recommendations

January 3rd 2012 - News Release

California Community Colleges Board of Governors (BOG) convened a task force of system representatives and external partners for the purpose of developing a plan to bring about significant improvements in success rates of community college students. The CCC Task Force on Student Success Recommendations Draft Recommendations See feedback and responses to the recommendations from: CA EDGE Campaign […]

Career Advancement Academies in the Daily Breeze

October 2nd 2011 - News Release

Welding Prospects are on Fire El Camino College’s welding CAA program is featured in the Daily Breeze

Student Success Conference October 12 -14 2011

September 6th 2011 - News Release

Across California, colleges are experimenting with dozens of approaches to improving career technical education, and their efforts are generating tangible results. The 2011 Strengthening Student Success conference offers a one-stop opportunity for CTE faculty and coordinators to find out what’s working and what it takes to implement these innovations. In addition to a three hour […]

New Reports on Basic Skills

May 1st 2011 - News Release

New Reports on Basic Skills by The California Budget Project (CBP) California’s Basic Skills Students: Who Succeeds and Why Gateway to a Better Future: Creating a Basic Skills Sytem for California

Career and Technical Education Pathways Initiative

December 1st 2010 - blog, News Release

Career and Technical Education Pathways Initiative California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office Fourth Annual Report December 2010 The CAAs are featured in the fourth annual report on pages 38-42.  

Issue Brief: Career Pathways and the Hard to Employ

September 1st 2010 - News Release

Featuring examples from initiatives that combine the efforts of employers, educators, and workforce development experts, this brief identifies key principles for successfully implementing career ladders and pathways in programs that allow hard-to-employ job-seekers to enter and advance in the workforce. Download and Read the full brief (pdf)

New Automotive Career Advancement Academy funded by EDD

June 29th 2010 - News Release

State grants totaling $19 million will help train nearly 3,000 Californians for jobs in a wide range of clean and green industries, including hybrid and electric vehicles, alternative fuels and renewable energy generation. “California is already seeing green job growth but we must continue working to accelerate this trend. These Challenge grants will encourage innovative […]

Los Angeles Healthcare Career Advancement Academy is awarded multiple grant

June 9th 2010 - News Release

Recent News! Los Angeles Healthcare Career Advancement Academy is awarded multiple grant (ARRA) funds to train 20 cohorts of students over the next year.