Skyline High School’s Computer Academy visits Berkeley City College

May 25, 2015
  On May 21, 2015 50 students from Skyline High School’s Computer Academy clambered out of a bus on Center Street and poured into the foyer of Berkeley Community College (BCC). Just as enthusiastically awaiting them were Berkeley City College faculty and staff, and executives and technolo... Read More

OUSD Students Earn Associate Degrees While Still in High School

May 19, 2015
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 Communit... Read More


May 14, 2015
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 Bounda... Read More

Berkeley City College Introduces High School Students to Careers in Game Design

May 13, 2015
Mary Clarke-Miller, the Game Design instructor and a couple of her students went over the details of their projects. Two of her students came to class to work on programming. Their characters were already designed, they had written their scripts, and were now resolving the kinks that kept their game... Read More

CLP Brief: Placed for Success

March 26, 2015
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 d... Read More

The Bay Area’s best Surgical Technologist program – Skyline College

March 20, 2015
Henry Viray Jr. always knew he wanted to work in the medical field. Growing up, he was surrounded by family members who worked in medicine, ranging from nurses to pharmacy technicians. For Henry, a South San Francisco native, it was just a matter of finding the right match, one that paired well with... Read More

East Bay Career Pathways Convening at Kaiser Permanente Garfield Innovation Center

March 9, 2015
On May 7th, 2015, an eager crowd of educators, administrators and industry partners gathered at Kaiser Permanente Garfield Innovation Center for the East Bay Career Pathways Trust Convening (EBCPT).  The gathering highlighted non-common career pathways in the health field, and held a number of thou... Read More

DVC launches careers through the CAA’s Pre-Apprenticeship Program

February 4, 2015
David Rivas, 28, leans over rows of rebar at a Habitat for Humanity construction site in Walnut Creek. It’s a hot May day and Rivas is part of a 17 member trade pre-apprenticeship cohort at Diablo Valley College. Today, the group is preparing for a critical foundation inspection, but Rivas isn... Read More

LA HI-TECH Regional Consortium Launch

September 6, 2014
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 workf... Read More

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

June 2, 2014
“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 L... Read More