Desert Colleges

Who We Are

The Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium (IEDRC) is a collective of workforce education and training providers led by the community colleges in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The IEDRC partners include K-12,community college career and technical education and not-for-credit administrators, faculty, and staff. The IEDRC’s projects and services support the work of not only community college and K-12 workforce stakeholders but extend to adult education, local workforce development boards, regional non-profit workforce entities, and others. The IEDRC is supported through funding provided by the California Community Colleges’ Chancellor’s Office.

The IEDRC staff infrastructure supports the missions of the regional colleges by providing additional capacity to implement activities and projects. Staff roles are specifically directed toward assisting with K-12 connections to community colleges, establishing and maintaining employer partnerships, facilitating student job placement, providing industry sector expertise to the field, and managing communication and marketing efforts.


The mission of the Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium is to enhance its stakeholders’ workforce missions through communication, coordination, collaboration, and provision of resources.

Vision Statement

The Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium is a trusted partner of regional workforce entities and contributes to the social and economic prosperity of the region and its diverse communities.

Click here to view IEDRC Strategic Plan 2023-2026

Inland Empire/Desert Colleges


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