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Workforce Education

Specially-Funded Programs

Artrepreneurship Boot Camp for Independent Artists/Creatives

Funding Source: Deputy Sector Navigator Small Business Program

The program shall be responsive to the needs of employers, workers, and students; collaborate with other public institutions, align resources to foster cooperation across workforce education and service delivery systems, and build well-articulated career pathways; and shall develop strong partnerships with the private sector, ensuring industry involvement in needs assessment, planning, and program evaluation.

Start Date: 7/1/2017
Ongoing

Career Technical Education (CTE)

Funding Source: Carl D. Perkins Act

Requires the development of articulation agreements and strengthens local accountability provisions. Federal funds provide the principal source for innovation and program improvement. Learn more about Career Technical Education (CTE) at LACC.

Start Date: 7/1 ongoing
End Date: 6/30 ongoing

CTE Career Exploration and Articulation

Funding Source: Carl D. Perkins Act

CTE Transitions require that Los Angeles City College fund activities related to CTE Transitions objectives with the goal of helping Career Technical Education students’ transition from secondary to post-secondary education and to the world of work. Learn more about the CTE Career Exploration and Articulation program at LACC.

Start Date: 7/1 ongoing
End Date: 6/30 ongoing

CTE Data Unlocked

Funding Source: California Community College’s Chancellor’s Office / Strong Workforce Recommendations

CTE Data Unlocked will help colleges find, understand, and use CTE data. By providing tools, training, technical assistance, and funding, CTE Data Unlocked will support the development of regional workforce plans, prepare for $200 million in new CTE funding that will be available in 2017, and strengthen local processes like program review, accreditation, and integrated planning.

Start Date: 7/1/2016
End Date: 6/30/2017

CTE Regional Internship & Jobs Academy

Funding Source: Strong Workforce Program

The RIJA provides the Los Angeles/Orange County Regional Consortia students with dedicated sector-based work-based learning coordinators who shall develop a repository for real-time job openings and separations.

Start Date: 7/1/2016
End Date: 6/30/2019

CTE Strong Workforce Program

Funding Source: California Community College’s Chancellor’s Office

The appropriation funds the Task Force’s recommendations that include actions to increase student success, build career pathways, enhance data, strengthen curriculum, increase the pool of qualified instructors, and improve regional coordination.

Start Date: 7/1/2016
End Date: 6/30/2019

Contract Education

Funding Source: Industry and Business Partners

Contract education services represent an entrepreneurial response at the local level, and collectively statewide, that can significantly impact business retention and expansion in California and build a strong economy that is competitive domestically and internationally. "Contract education means those situations in which a community college district contracts with a public or private entity for the purposes of providing instruction or services or both by the community college." (California Education Code Section 78020)

Ongoing

 

Deputy Sector Navigator, Small Business Program

Funding Source: Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy

The program shall be responsive to the needs of employers, workers, and students; collaborate with other public institutions, align resources to foster cooperation across workforce education and service delivery systems, and build well-articulated career pathways; and shall develop strong partnerships with the private sector, ensuring industry involvement in needs assessment, planning, and program evaluation.

Start Date: 7/1/2017
Ongoing

Gateway to College

Funding Source: Gateway to College National Network

Gateway to College National Network builds the capacity of colleges, school districts, and states to revolutionize education for high school dropouts and underprepared college students so that all young people can achieve college credentials. Our strategies include: Creating and replicating innovative programs. Learn more about the Gateway to College program at LACC.

Ongoing

 

Institute for Integrated Career & Academic Pathways (ICAPs)

Funding Source: Strong Workforce Program

ICAPs is a professional development academy that engages two groups of stakeholders: educators and industry experts working in the field of Information & Communication Technologies (ICT). The purpose of ICAPs is to engage these stakeholders in discourse concerning the gaps between the skills needed in the industry and the skills students learn during their academic programs, and review current and relevant information to align career pathway training for ICT occupations.

Ongoing

 

ICAPs Industry Orientation Workshops

Funding Source: Strong Workforce Program

Provides supplemental activities for students to cultivate a picture of who they are that reflects who they want to become in their career. They find out the right work for them and how to get the job they want through online blog documentation of deliverables and developing a personalized career guide and job-ready portfolio.

Ongoing

 

LA High Tech Bridge & Coding Boot Camp

Funding Source: IDRC/Strong Workforce Program

LA High Tech Bridge & Coding Boot Camp is an innovative response to address the acute industry need for coding/programming boot camps and embedded with contextualized soft skills.

Ongoing

 

LA HI-TECH Regional Consortium

Funding Source: California Career Pathways Trust

Establish or expand career pathway programs in grades nine through fourteen (community college). Career pathway programs are intended to prepare students for high-skill, high-wage jobs in emerging and growing industry sectors in the local or regional economy. Learn more about the LA HI-TECH program.

Start Date: 7/1/2014
End Date: 6/30/2019

LA Healthcare Competencies to Careers Consortium (LAH3C)

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Labor

The Los Angeles Healthcare Competencies to Careers Consortium (LAH3C) is a multi-college $19 million project funded by the United States Department of Labor. The primary focus of this project will be to build upon the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College’s (LATTC) Pathways to Academic, Career and Transfer Success (PACTS) student success framework to develop regional competency-based, stacked, and latticed programs of study for the Los Angeles Community College District.

Start Date: 10/1/2012
End Date: 09/30/2017

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