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Priority and Emerging Sectors
Health Care continues to be one of the fastest growing industries in California and faces unprecedented challenges to its delivery systems. The California Community College Chancellor's Office and it's Economic and Workforce Development Program has established the California Community College Health Care Initiative to provide education and training programs to meet these emerging demands for health care delivery.
Economic & Workforce Development Program (EWD)
The Chancellor's Office EWD coordinates programs and projects in the California Community Colleges that are funded through competitive grants for economic and workforce development activities. The EWD was designed to leverage resources and connections within the community college system. By linking projects together, the program can increase every project's access to the rich and deep expertise and intellectual resources that exist in the colleges across the state. The program allows best practices that are developed in one arm of the projects to be replicated without delay or additional cost in other projects.
Health Workforce Initiative
The purpose of the Health Workforce Initiative is to provide education and training programs to meet emerging demands for health care industry workers; to determine needs, facilitate development of innovative solutions and to locate resources to implement planned responses; to evaluate and initialize health-related educational programs.
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Inland Empire Healthcare Workforce Initiative - HWI
HWI Steering Committee Meeting (March 12, 2014) - Minutes | Agenda
HWI Steering Committee Meeting (November 20, 2013) - Minutes | Agenda
HWI Steering Committee Meeting (September 27, 2013) - Minutes | Agenda
Healthcare Workforce Initiative
COE Report Healthcare in the IE
Career Pathway Academies
Roadmap for Creating a Health Care Work-Based Learning Program
A Guide to Creating and Expanding Health Sector Work-Based Learning Opportunities for High School Students
Community College Programs - Coming soon
Avante Simmons, Deputy Sector Navigator
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Linda Zorn, Statewide Sector Navigator