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Health Career Pathways at California’s Community Colleges

December 15, 2016
On December the 1st, Linda Collins, executive director of The Career Ladders Project, joined a panel discussion on Health Career Pathways at California’s Community Colleges. The event was hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California and included a summary of the findings from two recen... Read More

DUAL ENROLLMENT: REGIONAL WORKSHOPS

November 20, 2016
The Institutional Effectiveness Partnership Initiative (IEPI) of the California Community College Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO) is sponsoring regional workshops on Dual Enrollment in partnership with the Career Ladders Project and the RP Group. Each Workshop will explore how California Community... Read More

Webinar Series # 4: Quantitative Leap How Math Policies Can Support Transitions To and Through College

October 11, 2016
Quantitative Leap: Webinar 4 Webinar 4 – Seizing Twelfth Grade to Improve Math Readiness: Senior-Year Transition Courses October 27, 11:00am – 12:15pm Pacific (2pm – 3:15pm Eastern)   Faced with high proportions of students needing remedial math courses in college, education s... Read More

Building Bridges to College and Careers Through Public Education and Workforce System Collaboration: Lessons from California’s Youth Manufacturing Skills Pilot

October 1, 2016
“Through the Youth Manufacturing Skills Pilot (YMSP), the [California Workforce Development Board] proposed to build upon and elevate promising models such as the [Career Advancement Academies]… to a heightened level of collaboration between the State’s public education and workforce systems. ... Read More

Webinar Series # 3: Quantitative Leap How Math Policies Can Support Transitions To and Through

September 13, 2016
Please mark your calendars for October 27 for Webinar 4, Seizing the Twelfth Grade to Improve Math Readiness: Senior-Year Transition Courses. Webinar 3 – High School Math Course-Taking and College Readiness September 21, 1:00 pm – 2:15pm Pacific (4pm – 5:15pm Eastern) As educatio... Read More

New Dual Enrollment Toolkit

May 24, 2016
In partnership with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), the Career Ladders Project and the RP Group have created a Dual Enrollment Toolkit. The Toolkit is an online resource that highlights promising practices and materials to support secondary and community college ... Read More

Webinar Series: Quantitative Leap How Math Policies Can Support Transitions To and Through College

May 4, 2016
Webinar 1 – A Gateway to College: Rethinking Postsecondary Mathematics May 25, 11am – 12:15pm Pacific (2pm – 3:15pm Eastern) Mathematics plays a fundamental role as a gateway to higher education. Besides the general education mathematics courses that students typically take to ear... Read More

New Report Focuses on Contextualized Teaching and Learning

March 23, 2016
“Career Advancement Academies (CAAs) have been implemented in colleges across several regions of California and have provided a rich testing ground for more structured and integrated approaches to support student entry into – and progression along – college and career pathways. Ele... Read More

New Brief from LearningWorks Calls for Alignment and Coherence

March 23, 2016
“Misalignment and policy incoherence can place needless obstacles in students’ way. Disjointed pathways create barriers to college access and completion, costing students and the state both time and money. The recommendations in this policy brief focus on how the state and its education ... Read More

What is the Economic Value of Community College Degrees and Certificates?

March 21, 2016
In a blog article recently posted to PACE’s website, CLP’s Director of Research Mina Dadgar synthesized her recent study conducted in collaboration with Madeline Joy Trimble of Columbia University. By analyzing the economic benefits of certificates in the labor market the study estimate... Read More