Investing in California's Workforce

Market responsive curriculum

Economic and workforce development is an important component of California Community Colleges' missions. EWD's investments in industry-driven programs directly benefits community colleges across the state by:

  • demonstrating the market responsiveness and relevancy of community colleges to business and industry
  • increasing the menu of services available to business and industry
  • creating new curriculum (R&D) for community colleges

Our Education Partners

California Community Colleges – advancing the state's interests in a skilled workforce and an educated citizenry.

California Career Technical Education (CTE) – provides students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.

CTE Online – where CTE professionals come to support both the current academic success and the future career opportunities for California students.

Department of Education - Adult Education – serves more than two million students annually through public adult schools, community colleges, libraries, community and faith-based organizations, and correctional institutions.

Foundation for California Community Colleges – develops programs and services that promote excellence in education, and provide valuable learning opportunities for students throughout the state.

K-12 – Linking K-12 education with community colleges to build articulated programs for students.

Click here to access our special Intranet designed especially for California Community Colleges to connect with colleagues, search for valuable resources, tools and curriculum, and get important updates on legislation.