Other Doing What Matters Sectors

The California Community College Workforce and Economic Development Initiative meet its legislated mission by connecting with key industries that drive California’s economy.  Based on a comprehensive labor market analysis, the North Far North Region selected six sectors as local priorities.  Sectors not selected by our region can be found here.  Sector Navigators address workforce needs on a statewide level and are great contacts for sector specific information.

  • Advanced Transportation/ Renewable Energy

  • Life Sciences/ Biotechnology

  • Energy (Efficiency) & Utilities

  • Retail/ Hospitality/ Tourism ‘Learn and Earn’

Advanced Transportation & Renewable Energy

4Energy

Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) is an integral part of the California Community Colleges and its Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework, investing funding and resources in advanced transportation and renewable energy.

You may tap our many resources and services in two ways.

#1 Become a Doing What Matters Business Partner: If you are interested in advising our regional teams about how to leverage funding and design curriculum to meet the needs of the advanced transportation and renewable energy industry, contact our Sector Navigator below.

#2 Tap into our Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy Services: EWD’s industry-specific workforce services are coordinated by Deputy Sector Navigators who align community college and other workforce development resources with the needs of industry sectors that result in highly specialized industry training, technical consulting and business development. Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy businesses can access 4Energy for services.

Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy represents an array of clean energy technologies that form a critical part of California’s strategy for reducing its climate change impact, as well as growing a robust green economy. California has always been a world leader in clean energy technologies, but to advance our competitiveness a superior workforce, skilled for the rapidly changing clean energy technologies, must exist. Ensuring that California has a highly skilled, clean energy workforce is the goal of the Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy Sector and the focus of its state-level Sector Navigator and regionally focused Deputy Sector Navigators.

Responds – to California’s Environmental Challenges

Creates – Transportation and Energy Training and Curriculum

Transforms – through Innovations in New Technologies

ATRE

Website: http://www.atreeducation.org    

A California Community Colleges Program

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sector Navigator
Statewide Sector Navigator
Peter Davis
Phone: 619-473-0090
Email: pdavis@cccewd.net     
Doing What MATTERS for Business & Industry

Life Sciences / Biotechnology

Teaching biotech skills, fostering biology research

Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) is an integral part of the California Community Colleges and its Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework, investing funding and resources in Life Science and Biotechnology.

You may tap our many resources and services in two ways.

#1 Become a Doing What Matters Business Partner: If you are interested in advising our regional teams about how to leverage funding and design curriculum to meet the needs of the life science and biotechnology industry, contact our Sector Navigator below.

#2 Tap into our LIfe Science and Biotechnology Services: EWD’s industry-specific workforce services are coordinated by Deputy Sector Navigators who align community college and other workforce development resources with the needs of industry sectors that result in highly specialized industry training, technical consulting and business development. Life science and biotechnology businesses can access the Biotechnology Initiative that is dedicated to serving California’s life science and biotechnology companies with innovative solutions that are unique and customized to your business. We serve the workforce needs of the biotechnology and biosciences communities in California. The statewide and regional directors partner with local and regional industry professionals to design skill-based instruction for employer needs; provide employees for both established and start-up bioscience companies, including bioscience company incubators; work with legislative, governmental, and economic development agencies regarding the bioscience workforce; and partner with biotechnology industry organizations on workforce issues. Emphasis is placed on biotech skills training and education, biology research and bioscience manufacturing.

Collaborates – Connecting Community Colleges with Industry Needs

Facilitates – Program Development and Customized Training

Initiates – Students and Biotech Professionals

 

California Biotechnology Website:
http://www.calbiotechcareers.org/

Cal Biotech CareersA California Community Colleges program

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sector Navigator
Statewide Sector Navigator
Sandra Slivka
Phone: 619-388-7490
Email: sslivka@cccewd.net
Doing What MATTERS for Business & Industry

Energy, Construction & Utilities

Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) is an integral part of the California Community Colleges and its Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework, investing funding and resources in energy, construction and utilities.

You may tap our many resources and services in two ways.

#1 Become a Doing What Matters Business Partner: If you are interested in advising our regional teams about how to leverage funding and design curriculum to meet the needs of the energy, construction and utilities industries, contact our Sector Navigator below.

#2 Tap into our Energy, Construction & Utilities Services: EWD’s industry-specific workforce services are coordinated by Deputy Sector Navigators who align community college and other workforce development resources with the needs of industry sectors that result in highly specialized industry training, technical consulting and business development. Our grant programs and leveraged partnerships allow us to offer the most cost-effective workforce training and consultative services for California’s energy, construction and utilities businesses. We have the same goals as California businesses – when you succeed, we succeed.

The Energy, Construction & Utilities Sector provides a single point of contact for industry to meet its workforce needs through the California Community College System. New knowledge and skills can be developed for all energy efficiency and utility jobs – from generating plant to the wall socket. The same workforce span applies for jobs in natural gas, water, and waste water utilities. Additionally, this sector focuses on workforce development to meet the mandates of AB 32, the California Global Warming Solutions Act. This workforce addresses electrical, mechanical, and construction technologies to improve energy efficiency in buildings.

Website: http://www.ecusectordwm.com/

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sector Navigator
Statewide Sector Navigator
Jim Caldwell
Phone: 925-899-2665
Email: jcaldwell@cccewd.net
Doing What MATTERS for Business & Industry

Retail/Hospitality/Tourism “Learn and Earn”

Serving Retail, Hospitality & Tourism

Economic and Workforce Development (EWD) is an integral part of the California Community Colleges and its Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy framework, investing funding and resources in Retail/Hospitality/Tourism/’Learn & Earn’.

You may tap our many resources and services in two ways.

#1 Become a Doing What Matters Business Partner: If you are interested in advising our regional teams about how to leverage funding and design curriculum to meet the needs of the retail, hospitality and tourism industries, contact our Sector Navigator below.

#2 Tap into our Retail/Hospitality/Tourism/“Learn and Earn” Services: EWD’s industry-specific workforce services are coordinated by Deputy Sector Navigators who align community college and other workforce development resources with the needs of industry sectors that result in highly specialized industry training, technical consulting and business development. Retail/Hospitality/Tourism/’Learn & Earn’ businesses can contact our Deputy Sector Navigators who are dedicated to serving California’s Retail/Hospitality/Tourism/’Learn & Earn’ companies with innovative solutions that are unique and customized to your business. The Retail, Hospitality and Tourism sectors already employ over 3 million people in California and are expected to add an additional 390,000 jobs by 2015. This rapid growth combined with the large number of workers already employed in these sectors, provides an opportunity for the California Community Colleges to deliver education and training that addresses the needs of industry and helps advance California’s economy.

The Community College Chancellor’s Office and the Retail/Hospitality/Tourism “Learn and Earn” priority sector representatives are working with business and industry, California Community Colleges, trade organizations, and economic development agencies to develop programs, and create a pipeline of skilled workers ready to grow a career in these exciting fields.

Upgrade – Onsite Workforce Skills Instruction

Enhance – Job Retention, Career Readiness and Career Advancement

Improve – Productivity through Basic Workforce Skills Training

Where Great Careers Begin:
http://www.californiaRHT.com

California Retail/Hospitality/Tourism

A California Community Colleges program

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sector Navigator
Statewide Sector Navigator
Philip Sutton
Phone: 310-973-3172
Fax: 310-973-3132
Email: psutton@cccewd.net
Doing What MATTERS for Business & Industry