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Strong Workforce Stars

9 of our 12 Colleges Made the List!

Congratulations! Barstow College, Chaffey College, College of the Desert, Copper Mountain College, Crafton Hills College, Moreno Valley College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Norco College and Palo Verde College.

Press Release: Standouts in career education earn accolades as California’s community colleges advance social and economic mobility - July 24, 2017

STRONG WORKFORCE STARS CRITERIA

  • Gold Star
    50% or more increase in student earnings
  • Dark Blue Star
    70% or more of students attain a regional living wage
  • Blue Star
    90% or more of students report their current job is close or very close to their field of study
  • Dark Blue Star
    Barstow Community College
    Business, Accounting, Career Workforce Readiness & Management
    73% of students who participate in these offerings attain the regional living wage.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Chaffey College
    Electrical Systems and Mechanical Drafting Programs
    100% of students who participate in these programs attain the regional living wage.
  • Dark Blue Star
    College of the Desert
    Registered Nursing and Licensed Vocational Nursing Programs
    75% of students who participate in this program attain the regional living wage.
  • Gold Star
    Copper Mountain College
    General Business Program
    Students who participate in this program boost their earnings by 77%.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Crafton Hills College
    Business Administration and Business Management Programs
    Students who participate in these programs boost their earnings by 75%.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Crafton Hills College
    Child Development and Teacher Education Programs
    Students who participate in these programs boost their earnings by 75%.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Moreno Valley College
    Wildlife Fire Behavior and Weather Programs
    100% of students who participate in this program attain the regional living wage.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Mt. San Jacinto College
    General Engineering Technology
    Students who participate in this program boost their earnings by 101%.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Norco College
    Construction Technology Program
    84% of students who participate in this program attain the regional living wage.
  • Dark Blue Star
    Palo Verde College
    Environmental Technology and Fire Science Technology Programs
    96% of students who participate in this program attain the regional living wage.

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