Practices with Promise

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 = Industry Engagement, Sector = All, and LIs = All, and MPs = All

Networking-Students & Industry Make a Difference
In the San Diego Region ICT industry professionals network with students to provide career pathways
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Sierra College Hacker Lab
HackerLab Rocklin is the first private makerspace and co-working space in the country to form a public-private partnership with a community college.
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ASEAN Markets are Growth Opportunity for California
OBAMA promotes trade at ASEAN Summit in Rancho Mirage- NewsChannelAsia Coverage - includes interviews with CITD and CITD/STEP business clients
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CTE Expo
Central Valley CTE Expo
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The Region's need for electrical field service technicians (EFSTs)
Assist military veterans and other qualified applicants to meet the growing need for electrical field service technicians (EFSTs)
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Addressing workforce needs of the region’s renewable energy industry.
Our Regional partnership focused on getting those who are unemployed back to work in our growing green economy.
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Prop 39 Funds Help Foothill College Obtain Latest Hands-on HVAC Training
Foothill College students obtain hands-on training in the latest Building Information Modeling (BIM) tools designed forenergy-efficient HVAC Mechanical piping design and installation.
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Apprenticeships and 3rd Party Credentials Life Sciences/Biotech
Development of Apprenticeships for Hard-to-Find Quality and Regulatory Professionals
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Foundational Leadership Workforce Training Increases Incumbent Workers' Skills
Chaffey College establishes leadership training program to help participants become competent and confident in their leadership abilities in the Global Trade and Logistics sector.
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Chaffey Closes Skills Gaps in Healthcare Sector for Inland Empire/Desert Region
Chaffey College Workforce Training Institute implemented new trainings for a local employer for LVNs and RNs to enhance their healthcare expertise and capabilities.
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Six Sigma Lean Processing Program Increases Student Industry Credentials
Chaffey College worked with local fulfillment firm to establish external certificate in Six Sigma Green Belt to help employees identify issues impacting their business and create corrective actions.
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Colleges Use Student and Industry Data to Improve Course Quality
Colleges elicit feedback from former students and labor market information from industry partners to refine and improve course offerings.
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Global Trade & Logistics Convenes Advisory/Skills Panel to Get Employer Insights
Global Trade & Logistics is a dynamic and complex sector. A knowledge community was convened to share information about regional GTL educational programs. Employers shared insights at a skills panel.
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Transition to Practice Program Helps New RNs Improve Skills and Find Work
The New Graduate Registered Nurse (RN) Transition Program helps recent graduate RNs gain work experience and find employment.
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Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Sector Hosts Industry Forum
The Retail, Hospitality and Tourism (RHT) sector invited industry partners to participate as panelists in a forum designed to provide RHT educators with current industry knowledge.
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Contract Education to Improve Production Line and Mechanic Training Program
Kern Community College District Partners with Grimmway Enterprises to create courses and bridge skill gaps in maintenance mechanics.
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Norco College Develops Employment Opportunity Program for Students
Since 2011 Norco's new Employment Placement Coordinator has taken great strides in the college's participation in industry events as well as connecting students to jobs in the region.
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Short-Term Intensive Training for Industrial Maintenance Departments
Merced College partners with Manufacturing employers in the Central Valley Region to create mechanic training to develop skills now required in the field.
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Inland Empire Faculty Complete Externships in the Healthcare Industry
Community Colleges partner with healthcare businesses to educate faculty on the reality facing the future healthcare workforce and bring such lessons into the classroom.
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North/Far North Region Hosts Summit to Highlight Importance of Global Trade
In April 2014, the North/Far North Consortium hosted the North/Far North Global Trade Summit to provide information about the role and importance of global trade and exports to faculty and others.
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Design It-Build it-Ship It Yields Bay Area $14.9M
Design it-Build it-Ship (DBS) it is a consortium of 10 East Bay Area community colleges, 5 workforce boards, UC Berkeley, CSU Eastbay, East Bay EDA and other regional partners.
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Leading Indicator
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Leading Indicators

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LI 1: Alignment of skillsets within a program (or set of courses) to a particular occupation and the needs of the labor market
LI 2: Regionalization of stackable certificates aligned with a particular occupation ladder
LI 3: Alignment of a certificate with state-, industry-, nationally-, and/or employer- recognized certification
LI 4: Creation of a credit certificate from non-credit certificate
LI 5: Curriculum articulation along a career or multi-career educational pathway
LI 6: Updating the skills of faculty, teachers, counselors, and/or “supporting staff to student” to reflect labor market needs
LI 7: Integration of small business creation and/or exporting modules into for-credit curriculum in other disciplines


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Momentum Points

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Middle School Cluster
MP 1Completed an individual career and skills awareness workshop in middle school that included a normed assessment process and was in a Doing What Matters priority or emerging sector
Transition from Middle School to High School
MP 2Completed a bridge program between middle school and high school and revised student career/education plan
MP 3Completed a student orientation and assessment program while in middle school or high school
High School Cluster
MP 4Completed one course in high school within a CTE pathway
MP 5Completed two or more courses in high school within a CTE pathway
MP 6Completed a CTE articulated course
MP 6aSuccessfully completed a CTE dual enrollment course or credit by exam, with receipt of transcripted credits
MP 7Completed a program in high school within a CTE pathway
Transition from High School to College Cluster
MP 8Completed a bridge program between high school and college in a CTE pathway
MP 9Completed college orientation and assessment as a first-time community college student who entered a community college CTE pathway
MP 10Transitioned from a high school CTE pathway to a similar community college CTE pathway
MP 11Transferred from a high school CTE pathway to a similar CSU, UC or private/independent university CTE pathway
MP 12Completed a counselor-approved college education plan, for first-time community college students who enter a CTE pathway
MP 13During high school, participated in an internship, work-based learning, mentoring, or job shadowing program in a CTE pathway
MP 14Percentage of community college students, who participated in a high school CTE pathway, whose first math or English course was below transfer-level
Community College Cluster
MP 15Completed two courses in the same CTE pathway
MP 16Retention rate between Fall and Spring within a CTE pathway
MP 17Completed a non-CCCCO-approved certificate within a CTE pathway
MP 18Completed a CCCCO-approved certificate within a CTE pathway
General Education and Transfer Progress Cluster
MP 19Completed a work readiness soft skills training program (either stand-alone or embedded) within a CTE pathway
MP 20Completed college level English and/or math, for students in a CTE pathway
MP 21Completed the CSU-GE or IGETC transfer track/certificate for students in a CTE pathway
MP 22Completed requirements in a CTE pathway, but did not receive a certificate or a degree
MP 23Completed an associate degree in a CTE major
MP 24Completed an associate degree in a major different from student’s college CTE pathway
MP 25Transferred from community college to a four-year university in the same CTE pathway
MP 26Transferred from community college to a four-year university in a major different from their CTE pathway
Community College Transition To Workforce Cluster
MP 27Participated in a college internship or workplace learning program within a CTE pathway
MP 28Attained a job placement in the same or similar field of study as CTE pathway
MP 29Acquired an industry-recognized, third-party credential
Workforce Progress Cluster
MP 30Attained a wage gain in a career in the same or similar CTE pathway
MP 31Attained wages equal to or greater than the median regional wage for that CTE pathway
MP 32Attained wages greater than the regional standard-of-living wage
MP 33Participated in incumbent worker training or contract education in a CTE pathway (for example training for layoff aversion, meeting heightened occupational credentialing requirement, transitioning employees whose occupations are being eliminated, or up-skilling existing employees)
MP 34Exception


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