E-Blast, Oct 2018

E-Blast, October 2018

As a subscriber, you will receive this E-Blast to your inbox every month. The goal of the E-Blast is to keep everyone in the NFN Regional Consortium up-to-date on news, events and other activities happening both in our region and the state. If you would like something placed into the E-blast and/or NFNRC Calendar, please send the information to (please submit by 5pm on the first Monday of the month to be included in that month’s newsletter). A full calendar and more information can be found on the Member Hub of the NFNRC website.

Program Recommendation

The Regional Recommendation statewide site is now in use for all new program processing. The site provides detailed instructions for requesting LMI and submitting applications.  Bookmark the link for quick access!

Advanced Manufacturing

Click the links below to read ShastaGMI Success Stories from in the Far North. Contact for more information.

 Crystal Geyser and Shasta College.

Seco Manufacturing and SAF West VMI Collaboration.

K12 Strong Workforce Program Update

The CCCCO and CDE are working together to provide structure and information for K12 SWP. CCCCO Information Meetings will be announced soon. In the meantime, please refer to the K12 Strong Workforce Program and Funding Overview slide deck Click Here and visit

NorCal Clean Technology Forum & Expo

Director of Economic and Workforce Development

Visit for more information.

COE Corner
New Far North Director

The new director for the Far North Center of Excellence has been announced. Welcome Sara Phillips! Sara recently served as a Research Analyst at Shasta College.  Prior to joining the Shasta College team in 2017, Sara worked as data analyst/program evaluation specialist in the non-profit sector for a variety of programs in Northern California.  Sara’s specialty is helping to make complex data accessible and usable so that stakeholders can make informed decisions.

Cybersecurity Survey

The California Cybersecurity Employer and Educational Program Statewide Survey

Emerging ECU Occupation Report

Read the report: Emerging ECU Occupations- Energy Auditor

Upcoming NFNRC Meetings and Calls

October 11, 2018 at CCCAOE, Fiesta Room 7:30am – 10:30am

October 22, 2018 Coordinating Council Call 10am

November 1, 2018 Program Recommendation Call 9am (for applications received by October 18)

November 5, 2018 DSN/Key Talent Call 9:30am

For additional meetings and information please visit