Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium - California Community Colleges, Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy

Strong Workforce Projects

Region Overview

Spending across projects P01 - P09 as of March 31, 2018, by college.
Spending across projects P10 - P18 as of December 31, 2017, by college.

Allocation Year 2016/2017 (AY 16/17)

Total Funded: $7,318,379

Allocation Year 2017/2018 (AY 17/18)

Total Funded: $8,631,435

Allocation Year 2018/2019 (AY 18/19)

Total Funded: $8,631,435

Project Overview

P01 - Mechatronics Technician Training Pathway

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$513,250
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$999,498
Lead: Vanessa Thomas, Vanessa.Thomas@chaffey.edu, Chaffey
Number of colleges participating: 4
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, Norco, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: Advanced Manufacturing
  • Program TOPS Codes: Electronics and Electric Technology (093400), Manufacturing and Industrial Technology (095600)
  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Degree or Certificate, Employed 2 Quarters After Exit, Job Closely Related to Field of Study, Change in Earnings

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P02 - Subregional Business Incubator and Makerspace Proposal

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$750,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$1,658,199
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Lisa Kiplinger-Kennedys, lisak.kennedy@vvc.edu, Deputy Sector Navigator, Small Business/Entrepreneurship
Number of colleges participating: 9
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Crafton Hills, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley College, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Advanced Manufacturing, Health, ICT/Digital Media, Small Business

  • Program TOPS Codes: Business Administration (050500), Business Management (050600), Computer Information Systems (070200), Computer Infrastructure And Support (070800), Computer Networking (070810), Computer Support (070820), Health Information Technology (122300), Machining And Machine Tools (095630), Marketing And Distribution (050900)
  • Metrics: Enrollments, Earned a Certificate or Degree

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P03 - Nursing Placement and Clinical Site Coordination

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$585,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$292,504
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$292,496
Lead: Carol Scobie, cscobie@collegeofthdesert.edu, College of the Desert
Number of colleges participating: 8
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Mt. San Jacinto, Palo Verde, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Health

  • Program TOPS Codes: Licensed Vocational Nursing (123020), Registered Nursing (123010)
  • Metrics: Enrollments, Job Closely Related to Field of Study

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P04 - Feasibility Study: Tractor Trailer Operator (Commercial Truck Driver)

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$60,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Jacob Kevari, jkevari@cmccd.edu, Copper Mountain College
Number of colleges participating: TBD

Sector: Global Trade / Logistics

  • Program TOPS Codes: Truck and Bus Driving (094750)

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P05 - Updating Automotive Labs - Electric Vehicle (EV) & Hybrid Instruction

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$991,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$697,500
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Larry McLaughlin, lmclaughlin@collegeofthedesert.edu, Deputy Sector Navigator, Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy
Number of colleges participating: 9
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Mt. San Jacinto, Palo Verde, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Advanced Transportation and Renewable Energy

  • Program TOPS Codes: Automotive Technology (094800)
  • Metrics: Enrollments, Students Who Earn a Degree or Certificate

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P06 - A.C.E (Accelerated, Career, and Employment Program)

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$1,060,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Debra Mustain, debra.mustain@norcocollege.edu, Norco
Colleges: Chaffey, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, Riverside City
Number of colleges participating: 4

Sectors: Advanced Manufacturing, Health, ICT/Digital Media, Small Business

  • Program TOPS Codes: Business Administration (050500), Computer Information Systems (070200), Digital Media (061400), Electrical (095220), Industrial Systems Technology And Maintenance (094500), Machining And Machine Tools (095630), Manufacturing And Industrial Technology (095600), Welding Technology (095650)
  • Metrics: Enrollments, Students Who Earn a Degree or Certificate, Employed 2 Quarters After Exit, Job Closely Related To Field Of Study, Change In Earnings, Job Closely Related to Field of Study, Change in Earnings, Attained a Living Wage

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P07 - Regional and District Job Developers

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$1,915,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$1,905,519
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$966,981
Lead: Robert St. Juliana, rstjuliana@collegeofthedesert.edu, College of the Desert
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley, Norco, Palo Verde, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley
Number of colleges participating: 12

Sector: Across all Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollments, Employed 2 Quarters After Exit, Employed 4 Quarters After Exit

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P08 - Pilot Project: Regional and Sub-regional CTE Advisory Program

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$300,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Susanne Mata, smata@sbccd.cc.ca.us, Deptury Sector Navigator, ICT/Digital Media
Colleges: All
Number of colleges participating: 12

Sector: Across all CTE TOPS and Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollments, Students Who Earn a Degree or Certificate, Employed 2 Quarters After Exit, Employed 4 Quarters After Exit

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P09 - Regional Marketing and Outreach

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$1,144,129
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Ashley Etchison, Ashley.etchison@norcocollege.edu, Norco College
Colleges: All
Number of colleges participating: 12

Sector: Across all Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollments, Students Who Earn a Degree or Certificate, Employed 2 Quarters After Exit, Employed 4 Quarters After Exit

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P10 - Healthcare Educator Bootcamp

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$81,990
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$81,990
Lead: Sandy Baker, sandy.baker@rcc.edu, Riverside City College
Number of colleges participating: 7
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Mt. San Jacinto, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Health

  • Metrics: Enrollment

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P11 - Building and Energy System Professional Consortia (BESP)

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$796,917
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$595,499
Lead: Jon Caffery, jcaffery@collegeofthedesert.edu, Regional Prop 39 Director
Number of colleges participating: 7
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Moreno Valley, Norco, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: Energy, Construction, and Utilities

  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Certificate or Degree

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P12 - LAUNCH: Inland Empire Apprenticeship & Work-based Learning

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$785,450
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$720,950
Lead: Charles Henkels, Charles.Henkels@norcocollege.edu, Norco College
Number of colleges participating: 10
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills, Crafton Hills, Moreno Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: Advanced Manufacturing

  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Certificate or Degree

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P13 - Small Business Curriculum Alignment and Development

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$74,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Lead: Lisa Kiplinger-Kennedy, lisak.kennedy@vvc.edu, Deputy Sector Navigator, Small Business and Entrepreneurship
Number of colleges participating: 11
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Crafton Hills, Copper Mountain, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley, Norco, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Small Business

  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Certificate or Degree

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P14 - Inland Empire CyberHub Centers

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$693,585
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$251,265
Lead: Susanne Mata, smata@sbccd.cc.ca.us, Deputy Sector Navigator, ICT/Digital Media
Number of colleges participating: 6
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley, Riverside City, San Bernardino CCD, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: ICT/Digital Media

  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Certificate or Degree, Students Who Transfer

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P15 - Regional Data Analysis and Alignment

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$1,161,610
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$734,406
Lead: Melody Graveen, melody.graveen@mvc.edu, Moreno Valley College
Number of colleges participating: 11
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley, Norco, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Across all Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Certificate or Degree

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P16 - Awarding Veterans the CTE College Credit they Deserve

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$111,229
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$1,911,229
Lead: Kevin Fleming, Kevin.Fleming@norcocollege.edu, Norco College
Number of colleges participating: 10
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills, Moreno Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, Riverside City, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

Sector: Across all Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollment

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P17 - Cloud Based Netlab+ Pilot Project

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$372,932
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$733,401
Lead: Susanne Matasmata@sbccd.cc.ca.us, Deputy Sector Navigator, ICT/Digital Media
Number of colleges participating: 8
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Crafton Hills, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley, Riverside City, San Bernardino CCD, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: ICT/Digital Media

  • Metrics: Enrollment, Earned a Certificate or Degree

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P18 - Using Employability/Soft Skills to Create Pathways

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$1,343,720
Lead: Robert Levesque, rlevesqu@sbccd.cc.ca.us, San Bernardino CCD
Number of colleges participating: 10
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills, Moreno Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, Riverside City, San Bernardino CCD, San Bernardino Valley

Sector: Across all Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollment

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