California Skills Gap Spurs Community College ‘Career Pathways’ Job Training

August 3, 2012

“California already has some career-pathways programs, which are supposed to change ‘the way in which we approach students who have basic skills needs, or who are not quite college ready, but who with the right support could be there very quickly.’ “

A new Huffington Post article highlights the role of California community colleges in addressing the skills gap. Partnerships between community colleges and employers in the Central Valley are featured; the CC system-funded Central Valley Career Advancement Academy and the C6 Consortium are highlighted as examples of the kinds of approaches that are part of the solution. Our own Executive Director, Linda Collins, was interviewed for this piece!

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