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Success Stories eShowcase

The Practices with Promise - Workforce Outcomes eShowcase is one of the tools provided under the Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy framework to support stakeholders in developing and sharing best practices. Here you can submit your regional collaboration success stories, testimonials and innovations which will be shared on the Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy website.

Stories filtered by Practice = Regional Collaboration, Sector = All

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Community Colleges Collaborate to Meet the Clean Energy Training Needs
A long-term, successful partnership leverages each college’s contract education, career technical education, and academic programs


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OC Pathways Showcase Builds Regional Collaboration
The major challenge for all CA Career Pathway Grant recipients centers on building a sustainable regional infrastructure that builds new avenues for regional collaborations.


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ICT Training for the 21st Century
Bay Area Community College Consortium colleges joined forces to establish a remotely shared ICT Lab Facility (Netlab) to serve ICT students who need hands-on skills demanded by ICT employers.


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Healthcare Information Technology
Skilled workers in health care with skill in information technology are urgently needed by health care providers state and nationwide.


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7 Colleges, 2 County Regional Consortia on Global Trade & Logistics
Pro-GTL (Global Trade & Logistics) Regional Consortia is a partnership with industry and educators across 7 colleges in LA and OC to promote career opportunities in global trade and entrepreneurship.


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CIOs Meet DSNs
Los Angeles and Orange County CIOs wanted to gain a better understanding of and engagement with Deputy Sector Navigators. Regional Consortia Co-Chairs readily answered the call.


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Super-Regional Collaborative Closes Skills Gaps
A new paradigm views the pipeline of students moving through two regions' colleges as a whole, closely aligning student learning outcomes with regional labor market needs.


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Inland Empire / Desert Regional Consortium DSN Road Show
This is a model for collaboration among key talent and college leadership/faculty. It enables college to understand how to use DWM networks and key talent to understand needs of each campus.


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“It’s Raining Jobs” Counselor Summit
Conference equipped high school and community college counselors with the necessary information and tools to advise students in the Central Valley/Mother Lode region about CTE opportunities.


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Industrial Electrical Apprenticeships and Training Meet Local Workforce Needs
Electrical intensive apprenticeships for students in the Inland Empire/Desert Region increase the confidence of employers in the community colleges' abilities to supply capable employees.


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Napa, Solano, and Sonoma Counties: Entrepreneurship Training
Napa Valley College partnered with the Offices of Education and the College Business Classes to train the trainers and hold a regional business plan competition for high school students.


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Bay Area Consortium Helps Identify Regional CTE Priorities
The Bay Area Community College Consortium, one of seven regional CTE consortia in California, has instigated many multi-college and industry partnerships that are transforming CTE offerings.


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Community Colleges Partner to Meet Regional Industry Need
Norco College partnered with Mt. San Jacinto College to bring the classroom to the workplace at International Rectifier Corporation


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Three-Day Hybrid/EV Maintenance and Repair Class Provided to Incumbent Workers
Recognizing a need for the up-skilling of auto technicians to provide maintenance on hybrid/electric vehicles, a training was piloted to serve incumbent auto technicians at a public agency.


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DSNs Lead Training for High School Faculty on Global Trade & Entrepreneurship
Deputy Sector Navigators (DSNs) representing Global Trade & Logistics and Small Business led a two-day training for high school faculty to raise their awareness about employment in these sectors.


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Regional Collaboration Leads to Student Success at New High School
College of the Sequoias expanded its Tech Prep Consortium to include multiple industry sectors in the Central Valley. The collaboration helped to establish a new charter school focused on CTE.


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Pilot Program Allows Veterans to Leverage Logistics Background & Find a Job
A pilot program was introduced through regional collaboration to train returning veterans for jobs in the logistics field.



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