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K12 Strong Workforce

What is K12 Strong Workforce Program?

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), in partnership with the California Department of Education (CDE), is pleased to announce the K12 Strong Workforce Program (K12 SWP). Beginning in 2018-2019, Education Code §§ 88827 establishes the kindergarten through 12th grade component of the Strong Workforce Program appropriating $150,000,000 in annual ongoing career education funding to strengthen the pathways for students from secondary to post-secondary education.

K12 SWP intends to create, support, and/or expand high-quality career education programs at the K12 level that are aligned with the workforce development efforts occurring through the community college Strong Workforce Program and regional priorities.

To read more about the K12 Strong Workforce Program, please visit the Overview page on the California Community Colleges website.

Resources

Applications & Awards

Project Overviews

Round 1 Projects



Round 1 Funding

$314,500


Description

Expand automotive programs and capabilities through hybrid, electric, light diesel vehicle/equipment access, certification access, industry-specific professional development, and increasing equipment access to meet industry standards such as new lifts, diagnostic equipment, and repair equipment. This project involves AVUSD, BUSD, HUSD, SVUSD, VVUHSD, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Barstow Community College, Victor Valley College, and multiple regional industry partners.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Barstow Unified, ComAv, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, General Atomics, Hesperia Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Silver Valley Unified, Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Union High, Victorville Motors


Target Industries

Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Matthew Wells
Director, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA (MDCP)
(760) 247 - 8001 x2081
matt.wells@mdcareerpathways.com


Round 1 Funding

$250,000


Description

Create new cosmetology and barbering programs to meet the current needs of the students, including those at a continuation high school. Specifically, this will be related to time and effort of faculty, facility development/expansion, equipment, certification costs, and other related variables. List of partners includes Barstow Community College, Hesperia Adult School CTE program, Snowline Joint Unified, Victor Valley Union High School District, MDCP JPA and local business.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Earl Knight Salon & Parlour, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, Hair in the Woods, Hesperia Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Snowline Joint Unified, Victor Valley Union High


Target Industries

Business & Finance, Fashion & Interior Design, Marketing, Sales, & Service


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Matthew Wells
Director, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA (MDCP)
(760) 247 - 8001 x2081
matt.wells@mdcareerpathways.com


Round 1 Funding

$650,000


Description

This project seeks to improve medical programs at multiple high schools through the purchase and implementation of new industry-standard and related technology, adding a medical program at a high school that currently doesn't have one, and expanding medical programs into EMS & EMT subsectors of patient care. Partners include AVUSD, BUSD, HUSD, LVUSD, SJUSD, VVUHSD, VVC, BCC, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, and regional industry partners.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow Unified, Desert Valley Hospital, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, Hesperia Unified, Lucerne Valley Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Snowline Joint Unified, St. Mary's Hospital, Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Union High


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Public Services


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Matthew Wells
Director, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA (MDCP)
(760) 247 - 8001 x2081
matt.wells@mdcareerpathways.com


Round 1 Funding

$461,809


Description

Improve High Quality CTE by increasing knowledge of industry sectors, including the 6 priority sectors from the IEDRC plan. This could include industry-specific seminars and industry-lead skills workshops; funding, training, and program support for related non-CTE programs to transition to high-quality CTE due to credentialing, equipment, or other High Quality elements; Providing funding for certificated time, equipment, and travel costs of externships. 7 districts and 2 colleges are partners.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Barstow Unified, ComAv, Exquadrum, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, General Atomics, Hesperia Unified, Lucerne Valley Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Silver Valley Unified, Snowline Joint Unified, Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Union High, Victorville Motors


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Special Needs


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Matthew Wells
Director, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA (MDCP)
(760) 247 - 8001 x2081
matt.wells@mdcareerpathways.com


Round 1 Funding

$2,056,250


Description

The Baldy View ROP JPA Consortium will use K12 SWP grant funds to improve & align existing pathways with Chaffey College in: Auto Technology, Cybersecurity, Health Sciences Medical Technology, Logistics & Non-Credit Soft Skills, applicable to all industry sectors; provide training and support needed for CTE teachers; support student attainment of industry certifications. Educational partners include: Baldy View ROP, Chaffey JUHSD, Chino Valley USD, Claremont USD, Upland USD & Chaffey College.


Lead Agency

Baldy View ROP


Partner Agencies

Baldy View ROP, Chaffey College, Chaffey Joint Union High, Chino Valley Unified, Claremont Unified, Reach Out, Upland Unified


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Baldy View ROP
2890 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite 100
Ontario, CA 91764
Shelley Adams
Superintendent
(909) 980-6490
shelley_adams@bvrop.org


Round 1 Funding

$635,260


Description

Our goal is to re-think, re-design, and create a state of the art precision manufacturing program in our current Engineering & Manufacturing lab. This includes purchasing 5 CNC HAAS Mini-Mills, construction for electrical configuration, a robust CAD lab, computer tables, a Tormach CNC Plasma Cutter, camera system, a 3-D Printer, manual lathe, and laser. Partners include Duraplastics, MSJC, Norco College, Precision Stampings Inc (PSI), Beaumont Chamber, Omni Engineering and IBEW Local 440.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Unified, Crafton Hills College, Dura Plastic Products , International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW local 477), Mt. San Jacinto College, Precision Stampings Incorporated


Target Industries

Engineering & Architecture, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Special Needs


Contact

Beaumont Unified
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
(951) 797-5343
ebrown@beaumontusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$155,000


Description

It is our goal to build a new CTE pathway at Beaumont High School in the Graphic Production Technologies pathway. This pathway will specifically target our Students with Disabilities (SWDs) and will focus on collaboration, life-skills, working within a team, and creating products from start to finish. Our partners will be Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC), Big Time Design, Beaumont Copy and Graphics, and Val Verde Graphics.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Print and Graphics , Beaumont Unified, Big Time Design , Mt. San Jacinto College


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Special Needs


Contact

Beaumont Unified
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
(951) 797-5343
ebrown@beaumontusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$222,586


Description

Our goal is to launch a Medical Science and Health Technology pathway in the Patient Care pathway. This pathway would be developed for our continuation school students. The first consideration would be to develop this pathway at our one continuation high school as the "marquis" pathway for Glen View High School in conjunction with 21st Century Learning Institute. Both schools are alternative schools located on the same campus and serve our most vulnerable and underserved youth.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Unified, Beaver Medical Group , Crafton Hills College, Marketplace Physical Therapy , Molina Healthcare , Mt. San Jacinto CCD, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Beaumont Unified
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
(951) 797-5343
ebrown@beaumontusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$1,531,866


Description

This project will focus on increasing skill acquisition among students in CJUHSD and FUSD through alignment of industry sector CTE pathways and career exploration to local community college programs. As a result, students will make a more successful transition from middle school to high school and post-secondary training. Partners include business/industry with a focus on health and medical, Fontana Unified, Chaffey College and will expand to include local ROP programs (BVROP).


Lead Agency

Chaffey Joint Union High


Partner Agencies

Angelica Baltazar, Lewis-San Antonio Healthy Communities Initiative , Baldy View ROP, Chaffey CCD, Chaffey Joint Union High, College of the Desert, Fontana Unified, Loma Linda University, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Chaffey Joint Union High
211 West Fifth Street
Ontario, CA 91762
Virginia Kelsen
Executive Director, Career Readiness
(909) 988-8511, x2820
Virginia.Kelsen@cjuhsd.net


Round 1 Funding

$4,097,160


Description

Partner districts: Colton Joint Unified, Redlands Unified, Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified. CRY-ROP will enhance Work Based Learning (WBL) opportunities for students through four strategies: 1) Career Readiness Specialists support for high school and middle schools 2) Employment Placement Specialist support for internships 3) Middle school STEAM/Innovation labs for a wide range of exposure to career areas 4) Professional development to ensure safety, qualified supervision, and learning.


Lead Agency

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP


Partner Agencies

911 Safety Services, American Medical Response, California State University San Bernardino, Career Institute, Chaffey College, Colton Joint Unified, Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP, Consulting Health, Crafton Hills College, Department of the Army - Redlands Recruiting Station, Farmers Insurance, Fontana Unified, Forest Home, Men's Wearhouse, Moreno Valley College, Reach Out, Redlands Unified, Resource Conservation District, Riverside City College, S.M.A.R.T. Local 105, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education, San Bernardino Valley College, SEVENsCamp, Sorenson Engineetring, Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (Career Connections), Spring to Autumn Family Counseling, Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, Special Needs


Contact

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP
1214 Indiana Court
Redlands, CA 92374
Stephanie Houston
Superintendent
(909) 793-3115
stephanie_houston@cry-rop.org


Round 1 Funding

$1,500,000


Description

The goal of the CNUSD WBL+ pathway improvement project is to increase worked based learning opportunities for secondary students in manufacturing, health sciences, aviation, cyber security, and culinary arts. College partners: Norco, Riverside, Mt. San Jacinto, Chaffey, and San Bernardino. Business/industry partners: Corona Chamber of Commerce, City of Corona, Workforce Strike Team, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Inland Empire Economic Partnership, and Reach Out.


Lead Agency

Corona-Norco Unified


Partner Agencies

Chaffey College, Corona-Norco Unified, Mt. San Jacinto College, Norco College, Riverside City College, San Bernardino CCD, The Inland Empire Economic Partnership, Workforce Strike Team


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Corona-Norco Unified
2820 Clark Avenue
Norco, CA 92860
Gina Boster
Director, Career Technical Education
(951) 736-5149
gboster@cnusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$40,582


Description

To support the booming Operations Industry in the IE and our community, we launched this pathway 1.5 years ago. We need to work with college faculty and industry to ensure that we are preparing our students for college and work. From this collaboration we will need to update courses and equipment, provide training for our teacher, and connect students to industry experience and certifications. We serve a high risk population who need targeted support /advisement to stay in the K-14 pipeline.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified


Partner Agencies

Jurupa Unified, Norco College


Target Industries

Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation


Contact

Jurupa Unified
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
(951) 360-4135
rpace@jusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$81,164


Description

The demand for health care workers currently exceeds the region’s capacity in the health careers pipeline. Many students express an interest in health careers, but are unfamiliar with the careers available with the Allied Health field. The high school’s Patient Care Pathway features advanced classes in clinical medical assisting and emergency medicine. A critical need to is align the high school and college pathways to ensure that the region has the health care workers needed in the future.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified


Partner Agencies

Jurupa Unified, Riverside CCD


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Jurupa Unified
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
(951) 360-4135
rpace@jusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$40,582


Description

The district is currently reviewing curriculum for this pathway and will work collaboratively with Norco College faculty to identify key learning experiences and bring our pathway into alignment with the college program. As part of this collaboration, we will identify additional equipment needs, certification opportunities and courses for articulation and dual enrollment. We will work with Norco College for targeted outreach and advisement to support a seamless transition to college.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified


Partner Agencies

Jurupa Unified, Norco College


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Jurupa Unified
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
(951) 360-4135
rpace@jusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$133,750


Description

MUSD began the Airframe and Powerplant General Aviation Maintenance Technician I course in 2018-2019 with the intention of articulation with Antelope Valley College (AVC) in 2019-20, course II and III will follow each year. AVC and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) personnel supply and review course content, tool use, student hours per required section, and teacher credentials to insure a smooth transition to articulation.


Lead Agency

Mojave Unified


Partner Agencies

Antelope Valley College, Antelope Valley Community College Instructor Ty Mettler, Danny A Bazzell, General Manager Flight Test Historical Foundation, Flight Test Museum, Darrin Richards, Federal Aviation Administration Flight Standards Service District Office, Dr. Maria Clinton, AVC CTE Aeronautical Sciences and Technology, Foster Stanback Aero, Gene Stump, California City City Council, Laureano Flores, MBA, Dean, Career Technical Education AVC, Mojave Unified, Norm Hill of Norm Hill Aviation, California City Airport, Shane Covette, Federal Aviation Administration


Target Industries

Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Mojave Unified
3500 Douglas Ave
Mojave, CA 93501
Susan Clipperton
CTE Director, Adult School Principal
(661) 824-4001
susanclipperton@mojave.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$641,781


Description

Moreno Valley USD seeks to improve and expand its Cyber Career Pathway Program. Funding will (1) increase the robustness of the program through needed equipment, (2) expand access for all high school students by doubling sites served to include all district comprehensive high schools, and (3) improve pipeline efficacy in the middle school, high school, and community college sections by working closely with our key partners, Moreno Valley College and March Air Reserve Base.


Lead Agency

Moreno Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

AFN & US CyberPatriot, Assemblymember Jose Medina - District 61, California Cyberhub, City of Moreno Valley, CompTIA, ConvergeOne, IE/Desert ICT/DSN Susanne Mata, Moreno Valley College, Moreno Valley Unified, Morning Rotary, NICERC, United Way, Western Academy Support & Training Center (WASTC)


Target Industries

Information & Communication Technologies


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Independent Study, Special Needs


Contact

Moreno Valley Unified
25634 Alessandro Blvd.
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Kristen Hunter
Director, College and Career Ready
(951) 571-7500
khunter@mvusd.net


Round 1 Funding

$80,000


Description

To meet local and statewide labor market demand, MVUSD is introducing Building and Construction to prepare students to vie for the current high demand, high skill, high wage careers of the labor market.


Lead Agency

Murrieta Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Erickson-Hall Construction Co., Mt. San Jacinto College, Murrieta Valley Unified, Southwest Regional Council Of Carpenters


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Murrieta Valley Unified
41870 McAlby Court
Murrieta, CA 92562
Valerie Backus
CTE Coordinator
(951) 696-1600
vbackus@murrieta.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$999,931


Description

Goals for use of the funding are to; 1) enhance recruitment efforts to get more students into district CTE programs; 2) improve retention of students in the programs to increase the number of successful program completers; 3) provide the most current technology, equipment and experiences to insure program alignment with local industry, increase dual enrollment opportunities, and prepare students for transition into local community college programs aligned to district programs.


Lead Agency

Palm Springs Unified


Partner Agencies

Autoworxs, AVID Physical Therapy, CaddyShack, Coachella Valley Water District, College of the Desert, Hoffman Steel , Hot Purple Energy, J.W. Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Meineke Car Care, Northshore-Living Herbs, OneFuture Coachella Valley, Palm Springs Life Magazine, Palm Springs Unified, Palm Springs Unified School District Foundation , Redlands Rancho Market, The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, The Slice , Valley Office Equipment


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Palm Springs Unified
150 District Center Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Steve Pinning
Director of Linked Learning and CTE
(760) 883-2703
spinning@psusd.us


Round 1 Funding

$200,000


Description

RCOE Alternative Education/Special Education will expand CTE courses, dual enrollment courses in career technical education (CTE), CTE certifications, and internships. RCOE will partner with the University of California, Riverside-Extension Center, Riverside Community College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Cryoquip, Vocademy, and the California Family Life Center to enhance college and career programs for students.


Lead Agency

Riverside Co. Office of Education


Partner Agencies

California Family Life Center, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Cryoquip, Riverside City College, Riverside Co. Office of Education, Vocademy


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Riverside Co. Office of Education
3939 Thirteenth Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Charles Fischer
Executive Director, Alternative Education
(951) 826-6464
cfischer@rcoe.us


Round 1 Funding

$1,637,204


Description

RUSD will collaborate with RCC to implement a Student Certification Pipeline in 4 pathways: Applied Digital Media; Auto Tech; Cybersecurity; and, HVAC. The goal is to allow students to complete the first two certification courses in each pathway in HS, making the transition to the final courses at RCC, and ultimately the workforce much faster. The project includes a CTE Liaison for student transition; a focus on work-based learning; and, partner support of the pathways (to be decided).


Lead Agency

Riverside Unified


Partner Agencies

AT&T, Bourns Inc., Cherished Memories Photography, Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Lucas Oil, MATCO Tools, Modern Designs, Norco College, Parts Authority, Raceway Ford, Riverside City College, Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside County Workforce Development Board, Riverside Unified, Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) Technology Services, Snap On Tools, SystemGO IT, Toyota of Riverside


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Special Needs


Contact

Riverside Unified
3380 14th Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Ron Weston
Coordinator, Career Technical Education (CTE)
(951) 788-7135
rweston@rusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$368,175


Description

Constructing Opportunities in Renewable Energies (CORE) is a Green Pathway that guides at-risk students through their high school years. The primary focus of this project will be to create a seamless pipeline from High School to College to the Workforce through the attainment of industry recognized certifications both the high school and college levels. Partners Include San Bernardino Valley Community College and County of San Bernardino Workforce Development.


Lead Agency

San Bernardino City Unified


Partner Agencies

San Bernardino City Unified, San Bernardino County Workforce Development, San Bernardino Valley College


Target Industries

Energy, Environment, & Utilities


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

San Bernardino City Unified
777 North F Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Gallardo Laura
CTE Department Chair, Arroyo Valley High School
(909) 381-4295
laura.gallardo@sbcusd.k12.ca.us


Round 1 Funding

$2,315,762


Description

All nine (9) consortium LEAs plan to utilize K-12 SWP funds to expand CTE opportunities and postsecondary enrollment, fueling regional economies with an educated and skilled workforce. Using labor market data, consortium members identified the following K-12 program areas for expansion, which are consistent with four of IDRC’s identified priority sectors: Advanced Manufacturing; Energy, Construction and Utilities; Health; ICT & Digital Media; and one auxiliary sector: Public Safety.


Lead Agency

San Bernardino County ROP


Partner Agencies

Bear Valley Unified, Copper Mountain College, Excelsior Charter, Hesperia Unified, Morongo Unified, Public Safety Academy, Rialto Unified, Rim of the World Unified, San Bernardino CCD, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education, San Bernardino County ROP, San Bernardino Valley College, Victor Valley College


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

San Bernardino County ROP
670 E. Carnegie Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Cindy Prentice
ROP/CTE Program Manager
(909) 252-4550
cindy.prentice@sbcss.net


Round 1 Funding

$48,080


Description

Our current Engineering pathway courses align with the priority sector Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, Construction, and Utilities. The pathway improvement will include additional materials and equipment along with specific industry certifications to enhance needed skills for students to transfer to our community college partners and/or enter directly into the workforce. Increased articulation with such community college partners will be a priority.


Lead Agency

Santa Rosa Academy


Partner Agencies

City of Menifee, MiraCosta College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Santa Rosa Academy


Target Industries

Engineering & Architecture, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Independent Study, Special Needs


Contact

Santa Rosa Academy
27587 La Piedra Road
Menifee, CA 92584
Trisha Jenkins
CTE Coordinator
(951) 672-2400
tjenkins@sra.mn


Round 1 Funding

$250,000


Description

SIATech Inland Empire will be supporting ; Health, ICT-DM, and Manufacturing pathways to serve Opportunity Youth, aged 16-24 from low socioeconomic backgrounds who are disconnected from work and school. Our improvement project includes counseling support, CTE certificated HS staff, Career Exploration, Work based learning, college co-enrollment opportunities, and Coordinated PD for all staff. Partners include Riverside City College, College of the Desert, and Mt. San Jacinto College.


Lead Agency

SIATech Indio


Partner Agencies

Aragundi Chiropractic, Health and Fitness Center, ARRC , College of the Desert, Inland Empire Job Corps Center, Mt. San Jacinto College, Riverside City College, SIATech Indio, Southwest Veterans’ Business Resource Center , The Moreno Valley Library, The SIATech Perris Pathway Plan


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

SIATech Indio
45691 Monroe St, Suite 6
Indio, CA 92201
Laurie Pianka
Executive Director of Community Development and Career Pathways
(408) 421-2718
laurie.pianka@siatech.org


Round 1 Funding

$250,000


Description

CTE Temecula Valley's proposed Manufacturing/Product Development pathway is an IEDRC sector priority and a Workforce Development Board Slingshot project that will be informed by and aligned with regional and local needs expressed by Manufacturing Industry Partners, IEDRC Strong Workforce Regional Strategic Plan. Pathway and curriculum 6-year plan will provide articulation with Norco College and/or sucessful transition to career-ready employment.


Lead Agency

Temecula Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

EAT Marketplace, Mt. San Jacinto CCD, Norco College, OptiForms, Opto 22, Temecula Valley Unified, Tension Envelope


Target Industries

Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation


Contact

Temecula Valley Unified
31350 Rancho Vista Road
Temecula, CA 92592
Maryann Edwards
Coordinator, Career Technical Education & Community Engagement
(951) 294-6020
medwards@tvusd.k12.ca.us

Round 2 Projects



Description

MDCP will utilize industry advisory committees, visits to industry locations, teacher externships, and industry input to identify equipment needs that would better align pathway programs to requisite curricular outcomes. Equipment will supplement curricular alignment to ensure requisite skill mastery. Professional development on equipment will be implemented as needed. The program will upgrade technical labs and equipment to match industry skillset demands and pathway transition needs. Pilot career exploration activities at the middle school level that will require the use of industry-standard equipment and curriculum, leading those students into high school career pathways, post-secondary programs, and industry.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Akhil Sharma, MD, Apple Medical Clinic, Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Barstow Police Department, Barstow Unified, Building Industry Technology Academy, Bureau of Land Management - High Desert, Cal Fire - Phelan, Cal Portland, Carewell Arthritis Center, Carjo, Cemex, Chop Stop, ComAv, Conversions Firestone, Cooley Construction, Culture Plug, Desert Community Bank, Desert Mountain Medical Group, Desert Valley Hospital, Dr. Chirag Mehta, Dr. Leary Chiropractic, Dr. Mike's Walk-In Clinic, Dr. Rakesh Grover, Dr. Viruch Vachirakorntong, Exquadrum, Family Practice Associates, Feed Barn, GE Aviation, General Atomics, Green Valley Home Health Services, Green Valley Hospice & Palliative Care, Greiner Buick GMC, Hannon Chiropractic, Hattrix, Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group, Hesperia Unified, High Desert Manufacturer's Council, Joel Velasquez, MD, LifeStream Blood Bank, Limb Salvage, Loida Guevarra, MD, Lucerne Valley Unified, Matthew P. Danneker, DPT, McDonalds - Tri Community, Melvani Ashok M.D., Meridian Urgent Care, Mitsubishi Cement, Mojave Air Quality Board, Mojave Chiropractic, Mojave Water Agency, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Nanda Biswas, MD, PG&E, Phelan - Pinon Hills CERT, Physician's Surgery Center, Premier Parth Medical Group, Raj H. Karnani, M.D., Ramin Ashtiani, M.D., Saldana Chiropractic, San Bernardino County Fire - Station 10, Seven60 Graphics & Printing, Sheep Creek Water Company, Signature Auto Collision, Silver Valley Unified, Snowline Joint Unified, Southwest Carpenter's Union, St. Mary's Hospital, Stine Chiropractic, Valencia MD, Inc., Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Global Medical Center, Victor Valley Union High, Victorville Motors, Vijay Arora Inc., Vivek S. Gill, M.D.


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Contact

Apple Valley Unified School District
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Matthew Wells
Director, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA (MDCP)
matt.wells@mdcareerpathways.com


Description

Baldy View ROP will partner with ASE Education Foundation to enhance three automotive transportation skills labs to NATEF Certified labs. The program will upgrade existing computer labs to meet industry standards in cyber security and business/entrepreneurship pathway, including the purchase of software and equipment to increase access to special needs populations. Building construction trades pathway will be enhanced with the purchase of industry standard equipment. Create and equip a surgical technician/sterile processing lab. Enhance the current logistics pathway by designing advanced curriculum and creating/equipping a robotics and logistics integrated lab.


Lead Agency

Baldy View Regional Occupational Center


Partner Agencies

Baldy View ROP, Chaffey College, Chaffey Joint Union High, Chino Valley Unified, Claremont Unified, Distribution Management Association of Southern California, Reach Out, Regional Director, Employer Engagement ICT & Digital Media Sector IE/DR -Susanne Mata, United Parcel Service (UPS), Upland Unified


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Transportation


Contact

Baldy View Regional Occupational Center
2890 Inland Empire Blvd., Suite 100
Ontario, CA 91764
Shelley Adams
Superintendent
shelley_adams@bvrop.org


Description

Beaumont will create a Work-based Learning (WBL) Coordinator position who will work with local and regional businesses to create Apprenticeships, Internships, and guide CTE students in Work Experience related positions. They will design a district-wide comprehensive WBL program for students who are seeking to continue in their CTE Program of Study. Additionally, the WBL Coordinator will work alongside local community colleges to ensure that CTE students gain access to CTE pathways in the various community colleges surrounding Beaumont. After two years of establishing this program, it is our goal to sustain this person through the general fund in order to continue offering WBL experiences to students in the Beaumont Unified School District. The addition of the WBL Coordinator will assist us in meeting our mission of preparing all students for the world of work while supporting the vision and mission of the Board of Trustees.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Chamber of Commerce , Beaumont Unified, California State University-San Bernardino, City of Beaumont, Crafton Hills College, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW local 477), Mt. San Jacinto College, Rotary


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Engineering & Architecture, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services


Contact

Beaumont Unified School District
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
ebrown@beaumontusd.k12.ca.us


Description

Support for development of a Health Science/Nursing pathway to address the high demand for healthcare workers in our region. The pathway will serve as a pipeline to our community colleges that offer RN/LVN programs and will provide opportunities for certifications, participation in college and community events, clinical experience, and dual enrollment/articulation credit. Our Student Service Teams will support, recruit and inform students at both the high schools and middle schools of the many opportunities in the Health Science field. College and career planning, needs assessments, post-secondary transition assistance, tutoring and resources will be provided to support successful pathway completion. Project partners will be invited to serve on our advisory board.


Lead Agency

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Center


Partner Agencies

Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Chaffey College, Colton Joint Unified School District, Loma Linda University, Reach Out, Redlands Community Hospital, Redlands Unified School District, Riverside City College, San Bernardino Valley College, Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified School District


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology


Contact

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa Regional Occupational Center
Melissa Dix
Director of Education Services
melissa_dix@cry-rop.org


Description

The project objectives are to increase the number of students who complete two-year pathways and the percent of students who obtain an industry-recognized certification. Highlights include STEM pathways expansion, post-secondary partnership opportunities, 7-14 pathways, articulated courses, dual enrollment, student success monitoring, guidance counselor training, professional development, business and industry involvement, and student CTSO leadership.


Lead Agency

Corona-Norco Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Cal-Draulics, Chaffey College, City of Corona, Corona-Norco Unified, Gene Haas Foundation, Inland Empire Women in Manufacturing, Moreno Valley College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division, Norco College, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Paton Group, Reach Out, Riverside CCD, Riverside City College, San Bernardino Valley College, The Inland Empire Economic Partnership


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Transportation


Contact

Corona-Norco Unified School District
2820 Clark Avenue
Norco, CA 92860
Gina Boster
Director, Career Technical Education
gboster@cnusd.k12.ca.us


Description

In collaboration with College of the Desert, Desert Sands Unified School District will create a new CTE construction pathway at the Eisenhower Community Education Center adjacent to Amistad High School, an alternative education program that will provide nontraditional and other special populations of students greater access and engagement in CTE programs, provide opportunity for students to enroll in college credit courses that leads to industry certification and qualify them as prepared on the College/Career Indicator. The project will bridge the gap between secondary and post-secondary education for students by providing pathway courses that begin at the high school level and that conclude in a capstone experience in the Applied Construction Technology program at COD. It will provide skilled construction workers to fill some of the job openings and develop a pre apprenticeship pathway. Funds will also be used to advertise the program to potential students, support a pathway advisory council, purchase allowable industry specific construction equipment and tools, purchase construction materials and supplies for projects, purchase textbooks and certification exams, professional development


Lead Agency

Desert Sands Unified School District


Partner Agencies

College of the Desert, Desert Sands Unified, Southwest Regional Council Of Carpenters


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades


Contact

Desert Sands Unified School District
Kevin Bibo
Director of College and Career Readiness
kevin.bibo@desertsands.us


Description

These pathways in Airport E-Commerce (Aviation/Mechanics) and Cybersecurity will assist students with earning a living wage though guided pathway alignment with our partners by: providing access to work centered labs and field experiences to English learners, special education, foster, and socio economically disadvantaged youth in Aviation and Cybersecurity with additional supports provided by Industry and education partners; Ensuring that curriculum courses meet the transferability to college requirements to align with the regions guided pathway programs of study, that supports students with early access to college credit courses; Providing additional career counselling services to better support our targeted populations on how to enroll and complete a CTE pathway and meet the College Career Readiness Indicator (CCRI) at Prepared level; Providing students an opportunity to connect with professionals through industry chats (NEPRIS/Skype/Teams, etc) and classroom/industry visits; Designing work centered labs, identify equipment and instructional materials that will teach and prepare students to meet the growing need for a skilled workforce in Aviation and Cybersecurity; Exposing students to extended learning opportunities in partnership with industry and post-secondary institutions that will expand and give them real-life career experiences in Aviation and Cybersecurity.


Lead Agency

Fontana Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Barboza Space Center, Chaffey College, Chaffey Joint Union High, Cisco, Fontana Unified, Ontario International Airport Authority, Redbird Flight Simulations, Inc, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, Shades of Blue, The Inland Empire Economic Partnership


Target Industries

Information & Communication Technologies, Transportation


Contact

Fontana Unified School District


Description

Hemet’s project objective is to increase exposure to careers by implementing career exploration courses at middle schools with curriculum aligned to CTE programs in our high schools and community colleges and developing a district-wide continuum of work-based learning activities based on four career levels: Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Career Preparation, and Career Specific Training. In collaboration with MSJC, Hemet will revise K-12 CTE pathways to better align with MSJC programs of study, increase articulation agreements, and dual enrollment offerings.


Lead Agency

Hemet Unified School District


Partner Agencies

CCGI, Hemet Unified, International Brotherhood Electrical Workers (IBEW Local 440), Mt. San Jacinto College, Southwest Carpenter's Union


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Transportation


Contact

Hemet Unified School District
Laura Gallardo
Coordinator of CTE
Lgallardo@hemetusd.org


Description

This project will increase collaboration with industry to align coursework to regional needs, support externships, increase work-based learning, and increase the percentage of students earning certifications. Increase collaboration with colleges to align coursework, increase articulation & dual enrollment, and increase career guidance/transition support with an increase in the number of students entering post-secondary education certificate and degree programs.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified School District


Partner Agencies

GRID Alternatives, Inland Communities Corporation, Jurupa Unified, Norco College, Riverside City College, San Bernardino Valley College


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Engineering & Architecture, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Contact

Jurupa Unified School District
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
rpace@jusd.k12.ca.us


Description

Establish industry and Community College partnerships for advisory capacity. Increase work-based learning opportunities for students; work with MSJC and SRCC, leading to attainment of skills for the construction industry. Regular classroom visits/participation by SRCC’s Outreach Specialists and Apprentices and Journeyman to mentor students and support their skill attainment. Increase student engagement, post-secondary enrollment and certification completion with structured, project-based learning curriculum that is student centered. Support the development of a 5-year plan for all Construction students and increase students graduating from LEUSD and enrolling in MSJC.


Lead Agency

Lake Elsinore Unified School District


Partner Agencies

College of the Desert, Lake Elsinore Unified, Mt. San Jacinto College, Reach Out, Southwest Carpenter's Union


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades


Contact

Lake Elsinore Unified School District
Brian Deis
Director of Secondary Curriculum and Instruction
brian.deis@leusd.k12.ca.us


Description

Project objectives include contextualizing student learning into viable work-based learning (WBL) opportunities and hybrid skills that ensure the pathway to specific jobs, as guided by our Industry Advisory Partners, NICE/NIST Framework Standards, and Regional and Statewide Labor Market Projections. Thereby, providing effective career guidance and career exploration in a formalized WBL sequential pathway, which includes apprenticeships, internships, field trips, job shadowing, and outreach encouraging students to remain in the pathway. Expansion efforts include outreach to potential K-16 students and their families regarding the cyber career education pathway, including a stronger focus on middle school program development and increased network connections with postsecondary faculty, industry, and community partners. Promote opportunities for students to engage with employers and other professionals through WBL, and encourage students to continue post-secondary education via guided pathways into cyber-related careers.


Lead Agency

Moreno Valley Unified School District


Partner Agencies

AFN & US CyberPatriot, Assemblymember Jose Medina - District 61, California State University-San Bernardino, City of Moreno Valley, CompTIA, ConvergeOne, Cyber-Guild / California Cyberhub, IE/Desert ICT/DSN Susanne Mata, Moreno Valley College, Moreno Valley Unified, Morning Rotary, NICERC, PaloAlto Networks, Riverside Co. Office of Education, United Way, University California Riverside (UCR) IT Department, Western Academy Support & Training Center


Target Industries

Information & Communication Technologies


Contact

Moreno Valley Unified School District
Maribel Mattox
Chief Academic Officer
mmattox@mvusd.net


Description

Objectives include providing students with multiple post secondary pathway options for careers, educating all stakeholders of the varied career entry points computer science provides students for high skill, high wage, high demand careers, and/or middle skill, living wage careers. Providing work-based learning (WBL) options for students, including competitions (such as CyberPatriots). Industry recognized credentials for middle/high school students. Creating curriculum for middle school Computer Science and reviewing/revising current curriculum for the high school CS pathway.


Lead Agency

Murrieta Valley Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Mt. San Jacinto CCD, Murrieta Valley Unified, San Bernardino CCD


Target Industries

Engineering & Architecture, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Contact

Murrieta Valley Unified School District
41870 McAlby Court
Murrieta, CA 92562
Valerie Backus
CTE Coordinator
vbackus@murrieta.k12.ca.us


Description

PAL’s ReadySetCTE pathways pipeline expansion project will improve the school’s CTE program quality by aligning high school CTE courses to those of our local Community Colleges and partner vocational schools. The goal is for all PAL students to graduate “Life Ready” by developing effective college and career skills, gathering key knowledge of postsecondary and career pathways, and also earning stackable, industry-based certifications/credentials that support targeted entry level employment or postsecondary enrollment. PAL’s ReadySetCTE program addresses career pathways in eight key local industry sectors. Valued partner support includes industry related resources, advisories, job tours, job shadows, internships, teacher externships, classroom, mentoring volunteering and related presentations.


Lead Agency

Provisional Accelerated Learning Academy


Partner Agencies

Charlene Whitlinger Director of Outreach Programs -Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters Union, Loma Linda -Health San Manuel Gateway College, Provisional Accelerated Learning Academy, San Bernardino County Workforce Development, San Bernardino Valley College, Support Learning, Inc. | CTeLearning.com


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services, Transportation


Contact

Provisional Accelerated Learning Academy
Geddes Mohammed
Project Coordinator
gmohammed@palcenter.org


Description

Riverside County Office of Education Alternative Education will expand contextualized and work-based learning in five CTE pathways, enhance ongoing career exploration, provide industry-recognized certifications, and promote opportunities for students to engage with employers/industry representatives in their field of study. RCOE Alternative Education will enhance student transitions between high school and post-secondary education through Dual Enrollment courses in the Networking Pathway and Articulated courses in the Multimedia Production Pathway in partnership with UCR Extension Center and RCC.


Lead Agency

Riverside Co. Office of Education


Partner Agencies

California Family Life Center, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Cryoquip, Riverside City College, Riverside Co. Office of Education, University of California-Riverside


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Contact

Riverside Co. Office of Education
3939 Thirteenth Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Charles Fischer
Executive Director, Alternative Education
cfischer@rcoe.us


Description

Increase career option awareness at all grade levels and in all industry sectors; provide a dual enrollment offering for Career Exploration and Life Planning; support and reinforce career guidance in the classroom; dedicate staff to support individual students as they move along the district's Work-Based Learning Continuum including hiring a Career Support Specialist. Add new post-secondary options for RUSD CTE pathways, through Industry Certification, Articulation, and/or Dual Enrollment options. Expand CTE to all industry sectors by creating new pathways in the Energy, Construction, and Utilities, and Agriculture, Water, and Environmental Technologies sectors.


Lead Agency

Riverside Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Riverside City College, Riverside County Workforce Development Board, Riverside Unified, San Bernardino Valley College, SolarMax, Strivven Media LLC, University of California-Riverside, Water Energy Education Alliance, Western Municipal Water District


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Contact

Riverside Unified School District
Nick Mugridge
CTE Liaison
nmugridge@rusd.k12.ca.us


Description

This K12 SWP project will provide high-quality CTE student instruction in two fully articulated Computer and Information Technology (CIT) courses with industry-recognized certifications as an integral component of the pathway. San Bernardino Unified School District will construct seamless pathway linkages from Arroyo Valley High School and San Bernardino Valley College certificate programs, launch dual-enrollment CIT courses taught by SBVC on the Arroyo Valley campus and 112-hour work-based learning opportunities in the industry while increasing capacity and continuous improvement with college counseling and supplemental instruction support.


Lead Agency

San Bernardino City Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Garner Holt Productions, San Bernardino City Unified, San Bernardino County Workforce Development, San Bernardino Valley College


Target Industries

Information & Communication Technologies


Contact

San Bernardino City Unified School District
Samuel Moore
CTE Teacher
Samuel.moore@sbcusd.k12.ca.us


Description

Expand and enhance CTE pathways, WBL opportunities and student support service in partner districts to carry students to post-secondary programs and beyond. Materials, supplies and activities that simulate real world experiences in medical and public service pathways, additional teacher, PD, equipment and certifications for cybersecurity pathways; teacher, materials and supplies for auto and welding programs. Student support and access will be enhanced through a dual enrollment counselor, student field trips, Nepris, and development of virtual lessons for alternative education students and PD for teachers.


Lead Agency

San Bernardino County Regional Occupational Center


Partner Agencies

Alliance for Education, Bear Valley Unified, California Cyber Hub, Copper Mountain CCD, Crafton Hills College, Excelsior Charter, Global Business Solutions, Morongo Unified, NICERC, Rialto Unified, Rim of the World Unified, San Bernardino CCD, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education, San Bernardino County ROP, San Bernardino Valley College, Technical Employment Training


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services, Transportation


Contact

San Bernardino County Regional Occupational Center
670 E. Carnegie Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Cindy Prentice
ROP/CTE Program Manager
cindy.prentice@sbcss.net


Description

With crucial foundational pathway elements in place, SIATech seeks to improve students’ post-secondary transition and employability by expanding the CTE program to our Inland Empire Job Corps site, using Student Support Specialists to develop an engaging pathways recruitment process targeting all incoming students, identifying opportunities where dual enrollment courses can serve as pathway capstones, and adding certification options to existing pathways. The project will also provide ongoing Trauma Informed Practices training to pathways staff, expand the Manufacturing pathway to prepare students for entry into any of the Norco College Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Certificate programs, include new curriculum in the ICT pathway preparing students for entry into any of the MSJC Cyber Security certificate programs, and articulate the Health pathway capstone course with at least one college.


Lead Agency

SIATech


Partner Agencies

Aragundi Chiropractic, Health and Fitness Center, ARRC and SWVBRC, Dr. Sandip Desai. DDS, MS, Inland Empire Job Corps Center, Mt. San Jacinto College, Norco College, Riverside City College, SIATech, The Moreno Valley Library, The SIATech Perris Pathway Plan


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Contact

SIATech
45691 Monroe St, Suite 6
Indio, CA 92201
Laurie Pianka
Executive Director of Community Development and Career Pathways
laurie.pianka@siatech.org


Description

Temecula USD: Adding a three-year ICT pathway at Great Oak High School for Software & Systems Development, expanding current Cyber Patriots programs at three high schools to increase cybersecurity skills and encourage female (nontraditional) student team participation. The project may allow for upgraded middle school equipment/software, added staff site tours and an expanded connection with MSJC. Temecula USD will provide professional development for all high school counselors and case carriers on the ICT pathways.


Lead Agency

Temecula Valley Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Abbott Vascular, Avatar Web Services, BlinkIT Solutions, CISCO, CompTIA, MC3 Solutions, Mt. San Jacinto College, National University, Center for Cyber Security, NBS, San Bernardino CCD, Temecula Valley Unified, Western Academy Support & Training Center (WASTC)


Target Industries

Information & Communication Technologies


Contact

Temecula Valley Unified School District
Tim Dignan
Director of CTE and Alternative education
tdignan@tvusd.us


Description

Temecula USD is modifying its automotive pathway curriculum to include hybrid/EV/alternative fuel/clean energy technologies that form a critical part of California's strategy for reducing climate change impacts and growing a robust green economy. The project will fund instructor professional development, equipment upgrades and purchases. Student CTSO opportunities will be created through SkillsUSA, and expanded recruitment and retention efforts will focus on underrepresented special populations and nontraditional students.


Lead Agency

Temecula Valley Unified School District


Partner Agencies

City of Temecula, DCH Acura, Gosch Ford, John Hine Temecula Mazda Subaru, Mt. San Jacinto College, Napa Auto Parts - So Cal, SAAB Imports, San Diego CCD, Temecula Valley Unified


Target Industries

Transportation


Contact

Temecula Valley Unified School District
Tim Dignan
Director of CTE and Alternative education
tdignan@tvusd.us


Description

Val Verde Unified is preparing students to enter engineering and manufacturing collegiate pathways and training students on industry standard equipment to compete in SkillsUSA and MESA competitions. The project allows for Val Verde to purchase industry standard manufacturing equipment for middle schools and students that graduate from manufacturing programs will have the opportunity to earn industry certifications in OSHA, welding and SolidWorks and/or as an Amatrol technician. Teachers in the ENG and MANU programs will receive ongoing and relevant professional development to ensure the classroom instruction is aligned with post-secondary partners and local workforce needs. Marketing campaigns that target middle school students, high school students, parents and industry partners for all ENG and MANU pathways will be developed and new local industry partnerships and externship opportunities for teachers will be created.


Lead Agency

Val Verde Unified School District


Partner Agencies

Klein Educational Systems, Moreno Valley College, Paton Group, SkillsUSA, UCR MESA (Math Engineering Science Achievement), Val Verde Unified


Target Industries

Engineering & Architecture, Manufacturing & Product Development


Contact

Val Verde Unified School District
Doug Henderson
Director - STEAM
dhenderson@valverde.edu