iDesign-M at Laney College

July 16, 2012
“Taking this class makes me think that what I’m learning is useful,” says Sonia Xu of Alameda High. “I actually got to use some of the math I learned in school here. It was kind of weird to use the stuff I learned.” Sonia is one of 18 high school students taking part in the […]... Read More

ATLAS Workforce Development Program at College of Alameda

June 20, 2012
Once you enter the E building at Alameda College, it’s hard to imagine you haven’t just stepped into a contemporary American warehouse. In fact, that’s the point. “The equipment and material we use here is designed to mimic what you might find in any warehouse,” says instructor John Taylor... Read More

CLP is Hiring!

June 15, 2012
The Career Ladders Project (CLP) is seeking two Program Assistants who will provide quality administrative and logistical support to advance educational program and operational goals. Both positions are based in the Career Ladders Project office in Oakland, CA. To read the full job description, clic... Read More

New Green Transportation Collaborative Video

May 10, 2012
Led by Skyline College in partnership with Contra Costa College, Long Beach City College and the Automobile Services Councils of California, GTC brought together automotive faculty, industry and workforce leaders to develop hybrid and electric vehicle repair training programs, improve automotive... Read More

Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Repair Workshop for Faculty

April 19, 2012
Skyline College is hosting a Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Repair Workshop for faculty, June 15 – 22 and June 25 – 29.  The workshop is designed to enable CCC faculty and other educators to step out of the classroom and into practical H/EV field work through hands-on experience and traini... Read More

UC Davis Scholarship Announcement

April 10, 2012
CLP is assisting UC Davis  in announcing this exciting scholarship opportunity for their Teacher Credentialing Program. Click here to see the announcement with more information.  ... Read More

El Camino College’s Welding CAA Featured

April 4, 2012
HAWTHORNE COMMUNITY TELEVISION CH. 22 featured El Camino College’s Welding Career Advancement Academy. Click the link below to see the video: El Camino College Career Advancement Academy... Read More

CLP to lead California College Pathways

April 4, 2012
The Stuart and Walter S. Johnson Foundations have asked the Career Ladders Project to step in on an interim basis to provide leadership and technical assistance for California College Pathways. Click here to read the letter from the Foundations. To learn more, visit the California College Pathways w... Read More

LearningWorks’ Policy Brief on Rethinking Basic Skills Education in CA

March 20, 2012
“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 decis... Read More

Laney College’s Machine Technology CAA featured on Fox News

January 11, 2012
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, preparin... Read More