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Issue Brief: Career Pathways and the Hard to Employ

September 1, 2010
Featuring examples from initiatives that combine the efforts of employers, educators, and workforce development experts, this brief identifies key principles for successfully implementing career ladders and pathways in programs that allow hard-to-employ job-seekers to enter and advance in the workfo... Read More

New Automotive Career Advancement Academy funded by EDD

June 29, 2010
State grants totaling $19 million will help train nearly 3,000 Californians for jobs in a wide range of clean and green industries, including hybrid and electric vehicles, alternative fuels and renewable energy generation. “California is already seeing green job growth but we must continue working... Read More

Los Angeles Healthcare Career Advancement Academy is awarded multiple grant

June 9, 2010
Recent News! Los Angeles Healthcare Career Advancement Academy is awarded multiple grant (ARRA) funds to train 20 cohorts of students over the next year.... Read More

Los Angeles Healthcare Career Advancement Academy

June 9, 2010
Colleges Los Angeles Community College District (lead) East Los Angeles College Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Harbor College Los Angeles Mission College Los Angeles Southwest College Los Angeles Trade-Technical College Los Angeles Valley College Los Angeles Pierce College West Los Angeles Col... Read More

Pressures of New Students and Old Weigh on Community Colleges

April 8, 2010
Pressures of New Students and Old Weigh on Community Colleges K. Mieszkowski The New York Times April 8, 2010... Read More

Community Colleges Like Attention, Need Money

April 3, 2010
Community Colleges Like Attention, Need Money E. Gorski The Sacramento Bee (AP) April 3, 2010... Read More

Contextualized Teaching & Learning (CTL) Student Perspectives Videos

February 1, 2010
Contextualized Teaching & Learning (CTL) Student Perspectives Videos... Read More

CA EDGE Campaign Op-ED calls for investment in skills training.

November 15, 2009
San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 15, 2009 CA EDGE Campaign Op-ED calls for investment in skills training. CAAs among programs and partnerships highlighted.... Read More

“Job Training that Works”

November 7, 2009
“Job Training that Works” Public Private Ventures releases new study. 5/2009... Read More

Skills2Compete-California Campaign report:

November 7, 2009
Skills2Compete-California Campaign report: A focus on the need to train California residents for middle-skill jobs, which require more than high school but less than a four-year degree. Career Advancement Academies featured in this report released October 19, 2009... Read More