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Funded for: *Round 4 only; **Rounds 2 and 3 only; ***Project leadership funds only

P01 - Mechatronics Technician Training Pathway

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$513,250
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$999,498
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$526,864
Lead: Debbie Smith, Deborah.Smith@chaffey.edu, Chaffey College
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 - Regional Makerspace

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$750,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$1,658,199
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$763,213
Lead: Stacy Jones, Stacy.Jones@vvc.edu, Regional Makerspace Director
Number of colleges participating: 8
Colleges: Barstow**, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Crafton Hills, Mt. San Jacinto, Moreno Valley College, Norco*, 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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$292,496
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$607,191
Lead: Wendy Deras, wederas@collegeofthedesert.edu, Regional Director, Employer Engagement - Health, Inland Empire/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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
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 - Advanced Vehicle Technologies Labs and Instruction

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$991,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$697,500
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$667,072
Lead: Berchman (Kenny) Melancon, bmelancon@sbccd.cc.ca.us
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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
Lead: Debra Mustain, debra.mustain@norcocollege.edu, Norco College
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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$966,981
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$1,412,954
Lead: Meriel Anderson-McDade, Meriel.Anderson-McDade@rcc.edu, Riverside City College
Colleges: All Colleges
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 - Regional CE Advisory Communities

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
$300,000
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$195,880
Lead: Lori Benson, lbenson@sbccd.org, Regional Advisory Project Manager
Colleges: Chaffey, Norco, Palo Verde, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley
Number of colleges participating: 5

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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$409,112
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$1,360,566
Lead: Ashley Etchison, Ashley.etchison@norcocollege.edu, Norco College
Colleges: All Colleges
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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$81,990
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$200,014
Lead: Wendy Deras, wederas@collegeofthedesert.edu, Regional Director, Employer Engagement - Health, Inland Empire/Desert
Number of colleges participating: 8
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain*, Crafton Hills*, Mt. San Jacinto, Palo Verde*, 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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$595,499
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
Lead: Jon Caffery, jcaffery@collegeofthedesert.edu
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 and Work-based Learning Network

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
$785,450
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$720,950
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$941,198
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, Moreno Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, Palo Verde*, Riverside*, San Bernardino Valley, Victor 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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
Lead: Lisa Kiplinger-Kennedy, lisak.kennedy@vvc.edu, Regional Director, Employer Engagement - Business and Entrepreneurship, Inland Empire/Desert
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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$251,265
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$674,673
Lead: Susanne Mata, smata@sbccd.cc.ca.us, Regional Director, Employer Engagement - ICT/Digital Media, Inland Empire/Desert
Number of colleges participating: 8
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain*, 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, 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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$734,406
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
Lead: Michael Goss, Michael.Goss@chaffey.edu, Director, Center of Excellence
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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$1,911,229
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$87,000
Lead: Norco College
Number of colleges participating: 9
Colleges: Barstow**, Chaffey, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills**, Moreno Valley, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, Palo Verde*, 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 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$733,401
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
Lead: Susanne Mata, smata@sbccd.cc.ca.us, Regional Director, Employer Engagement - ICT/Digital Media, Inland Empire/Desert
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

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
$1,343,720
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$547,592
Lead: Robert Levesque, rlevesqu@sbccd.cc.ca.us, San Bernardino CCD
Number of colleges participating: 6
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, Victor Valley*

Sector: Across all Sectors

  • Metrics: Enrollment

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P19 - ACUE Faculty Professional Development

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$66,840
Lead: Julie Pehkonen, Julie.Pehkonen@rcc.edu
Number of colleges participating: 7
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Crafton Hills, Norco, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

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P20 - Be My Guest

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$69,620
Lead: Zerryl Becker, zerryl@collegeofthedesert.edu
Number of colleges participating: 6
Colleges: Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Palo Verde, San Bernardino Valley, Victor Valley

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P21 - Business Information Worker Model Curriculum Alignment

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$56,307
Lead: Susanne Mata, smata@sbccd.cc.ca.us
Number of colleges participating: 4
Colleges: Chaffey, Crafton Hills, Norco, Palo Verde

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P22 - Counselor Conclave

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$31,500
Lead: Julie Pehkonen, Julie.Pehkonen@rcc.edu
Number of colleges participating: 8
Colleges: Barstow, Chaffey, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain, Mt. San Jacinto, Norco, Palo Verde, San Bernardino Valley

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P23 - Machining for the Manufacturing Empire

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$305,032
Lead: Debbie Smith, Deborah.Smith@chaffey.edu
Number of colleges participating: 3
Colleges: Chaffey, Norco, San Bernardino Valley

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P24 - Regional DSN Funds for Faculty Professional Development Events

Round 1 Funding (through 12/31/18)
Round 2 Funding (through 12/31/19)
Round 3 Funding (through 12/31/20)
Round 4 Funding (through 12/31/21)
$110,500
Lead: Jon Caffery jcaffery@collegeofthedesert.edu
Number of colleges participating: 7
Colleges:Chaffey, College of the Desert, Crafton Hills, Moreno Valley, Norco, Palo Verde, Victor Valley

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