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

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

May 15, 2014
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 Be... Read More

High School to College transition Tools

February 18, 2014
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.  ... Read More

Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) Summit

February 4, 2014
The CAREER LADDERS PROJECT will host a statewide Arts, Media and Entertainment (AME) Summit on Wednesday, February 5, 2013 in Los Angeles. The Summit will bring together key industry partners, select Linked Learning high school districts, and Linked Learning community colleges to discuss the skilled... Read More

San Francisco Bay Area Patient Navigator and Related Occupations Summit

February 1, 2014
The job responsibility of a Patient Navigator is defined by the healthcare system or employer creating the position. In the San Francisco Bay Area, job categories that are often synonymous with the Patient Navigator include Health Promotore, Health Coach, Community Health Worker and Patient Care Par... Read More