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CA Community College Board of Governors Approves Comprehensive Workforce Plan for Middle-Skill Jobs

December 10, 2015

The California Community College Board of Governors unanimously approved a comprehensive workforce development plan to coordinate efforts across its 113-college system to help California close its considerable job skills gap, which is defined as the state needing one million workers credentialed for middle-skill jobs. The new plan includes 25 recommendations across seven areas of workforce development: student success; career pathways; workforce data and outcomes; curriculum; CTE faculty; regional coordination; and, funding. The recommendations are to help ensure a state-wide workforce with relevant skills and quality credentials that meet the needs of the state’s employers. The recommendations were developed by a 26-member Task Force comprised of individuals from inside the community college system and representatives of business, labor and equity groups. Read the announcement…

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