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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 = Industry Engagement, Sector = All

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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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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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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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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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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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HVAC Instructor Earns Energy Auditing Credentials At Intense Weeklong Training
Dale Ueda of Compton College earned six separate certifications in energy efficiency and energy auditing and now can also teach new topics


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Production and Entrepreneur Boot Camp prepares students
The Production and Entrepreneur Boot Camp provides students with hands-on training to prepare them for the entertainment industry.


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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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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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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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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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