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Workforce Credentials Activity Update

When a student earns an industry-valued third-party credential, employers know that a student has mastered the skills necessary to earn that credential. On the national workforce credentials front, the Certification Exchange Project, an effort to expand and improve date exchange between industry certification organizations and state longitudinal data systems, is moving quickly. In this video … Read More

C-ID: Faculty Review Needed – Water and Wastewater Technology

The Course Identification Number (C-ID) System held several discipline input group (DIG) meetings this past April, where faculty from Water and Wastewater Technology drafted seven descriptors for courses identified as part of a potential certificate for the discipline.  In addition, the faculty present at the meetings believed that the seven draft descriptors could be used … Read More

Strong Workforce Support in Op-Eds

Please click the links below to read recent Op-Eds supporting a Strong Workforce from The Sacramento Bee and The San Francisco Chronicle. California’s Economy Can be Boosted by Investing in Workforce June 13, 2016, Sacramento Bee by Bill Mueller and Laurie Madigan Invest in Training to Revitalize California Manufacturing June 7, 2016, San Francisco Chronicle … Read More

Small Business Deputy Sector Navigator Lorinda Forrest Selected for NACCE 2016 Impact Award

Lorinda Forrest, Small Business Deputy Sector Navigator, was selected to receive a National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) 2016 Impact Award.  She will be recognized at the NACCE Conference in Sacramento in October. Congratulations to Lorinda for the well-deserved recognition! Missed any previous posts? Check out the News Page for past posts!

Annual Planning Conference in Monterey a Success!

The 2016 CRC Annual Planning Conference was a successful gathering of approximately 60 representatives from CRC colleges, K-12, adult education, the CCCCO, Key Talent, and other CTE stakeholders.  Keynote speaker CCCCO Dean Walt DiMantova presented on the evolution of CTE at CA Community Colleges, invoking humor with salient points directing the future charge of community … Read More

NACCE 2016 Educator Stipends Available

Educator Stipends Available A limited number of educator stipends are available to cover the cost of conference registration and hotel stay. Availability is on a first ask, first receive basis. To request a stipend for NACCE2016, contact Small Business Deputy Sector Navigator Lorinda Forrest at Missed any previous posts? Check out the News Page … Read More

Save the Date: California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley 2016 Summit

October 5, 2016 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Fresno, CA It’s been a decade since the California Partnership for the San Joaquin Valley began bringing together experts and leaders committed to a common vision – a prosperous economy, quality environment, and social equity throughout the San Joaquin Valley. The Partnership provides an organizational framework for … Read More

Food and Agricultural Sciences Enhancement Grant Opportunity

The Foundational Program is the larges of all the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative grants and is offered to support grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges.  The six priority areas are:  Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal … Read More

DSN Gurminder Sangha Receives Recognition!

Fourteen industry partners recognized at May 17th event for commitment to Linked Learning and opening doors for Tulare-Kings students Visalia, CA – On Tuesday, May 17, INNOVATE Tulare-Kings in partnership with the Tulare-Kings Linked Learning Consortium, recognized fourteen industry partners who have provided vision, leadership, and have committed themselves to building innovative career pathways and … Read More

CyberPatriot Summer Camp

Register at: Their contact information is available at: Information Session: May 26, 2016 @ West Hills College, Lemoore (More information will be available soon) Missed any previous posts? Check out the News Page for past posts!

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