About Us

Doing What Matters- Central Regional Consortium DSN’s and Community Colleges

Who We Are

The Central/Mother Lode Regional Consortium is a collaboration of community college faculty and staff and regional workforce and economic development organizations that serve the Central and Mother Lode region. The CRC supports regional economic growth by facilitating development and growth of college training and educational programs to meet the needs of regional businesses and industries.

The CRC works with the region’s Deputy Sector Navigators to convene advisory groups in each of the region’s primary industry sectors; provides outreach and partnership support to the community colleges; facilitates the endorsement of new credit Career Technical Education programs; and serves as a connection between local colleges and business.

CRC Stakeholder Survey

CRC Stakeholder Survey

CRC Mission and Mission Statement


The Central/Mother Lode Regional Consortium is the premier regional collaborative that supports education and training to develop a skilled workforce in the Central/Mother Lode Region.


The CRC facilitates and supports regional initiatives for its member colleges and key stakeholders. Through professional development, curriculum development, and collaborative communication and implementation, we collectively provide education and training to create a highly skilled workforce. The Consortium enhances workforce development in priority industry sectors by facilitating discussions and providing leadership.

CRC Governance

CRC Governance Structure

CRC Colleges

CRC Strategic Plan

CRC Strategic Plan

CRC Governance Structure

CRC Governance Structure

CRC 2016- 2017 Meeting Dates

Upcoming CRC Meetings and Events

Steering Committee Meetings:

  • June 6 – 8, 2016, CRC Annual Planning Conference, Monterey Marriott
  • August 3, 2016, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Clovis Community College- Herndon Campus
  • September 26, 2016, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Omni Ranch Las Palma, Rancho Mirage, (Pre-CCCAOE)
  • November 17, 2016, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Modesto Junior College
  • February 9, 2017, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm, Columbia College, Sonora Date
  • TBD, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Pre-Spring CCCAOE
  • June 12-14, 2017, CRC Annual Planning Conference, Monterey, CA

Additional Meetings/CEOs and Steering Committee:

  • Date TBD, CVHEC Fall Board Meeting, CVHEC Spring Board Meeting

Standing Steering Committee Conference Calls (as needed):

  • 2nd Monday of the Month, 9:30 am