Presentation on theme: "System Strategic Plan Input C2-Career Pathways Linda Collins Career Ladders Project Director CCC Board of Governors."— Presentation transcript:
System Strategic Plan Input C2-Career Pathways Linda Collins Career Ladders Project Director CCC Board of Governors
Action Planning Group Linda CollinsChairCareer Pathways APG Rock PfotonauerDean of Instruction, Career Education and Economic Development Cabrillo College Tim RaineyExecutive Director -Workforce & Economic Development Program (WED) CA AFL-CIO Bob LanterDirectorContra Costa County Workforce Development Board Regina Stanback-StroudVice President of InstructionSkyline College David GruberPrincipalGruber and Pereira Assoc.LLC Jessica PittExecutive DirectorBay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative Jane Thompson, Ed.DExecutive Committee Faculty Emeritus CCC Business Education Statewide Advisory Committee Solano College David MilitzerEducation Policy ConsultantCA WIB and CDE Moreen LaneStaff MemberCA WIB - (Life Long Learning Committee) Davis JenkinsResearch ProfessorCCRC, Teachers College, Columbia University of Illinois at Chicago
Strategy C2: Career Pathways Create linkages between academic and career fields to provide clearly defined career pathways that encourage and support a lifetime of educational and career advancement opportunities. Build on specific pathways initiatives to improve ongoing coordination and collaboration across academic, career/technical, and economic development programs.
Initiative: Best Practices Build on existing models –Collect and disseminate best practices. –Develop new programs for enhancing the career pathways approach in high growth, high wage sectors of the economy.
Initiative: Ladders of Opportunity Secure funding to implement the career ladders concepts and practices from BOG Ladders of Opportunity (refer to APG for C1 to leverage efforts.) Create strategies to align curriculum with industry, education, and workforce agencies. –Provide comprehensive work and career preparation that incorporates basic skills and applied education. –Create pathways for students to combine work and education. –Track student progress.
Initiative: Bridge Programs Create bridge programs to prepare low- skilled Californians to succeed in community colleges and access employment in high wage, high growth sectors. –Build on partnerships with workforce, social service, adult education, and industry to expand the reach, scope, and funding of college-centered, industry-driven career pathways.
C2 Action Recommendations Expand college capacity to develop and offer career pathways programs; provide seed funds to each college Establish and fund a practitioner-based career ladders technical assistance capacity Review and incorporate pathways approach into existing programs and funding streams Address policy barriers to career pathway development Develop and fund large scale, regional demonstration Bridge program projects
Want to provide more input? Linda Collins firstname.lastname@example.org (510) 268-0566 1203 Preservation Park Way, Suite 201 Oakland, CA 94612 www.careerladdersproject.org