This series of briefs revisits findings from a group of community colleges’ efforts to redesign career education (CE) programs to better prepare students for shifting regional workforce needs.
Given the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on regional economies today, what opportunities might be leveraged from the community colleges’ earlier efforts to facilitate workforce development? To address this question, this series highlights the perspectives of California Community College (CCC) students, faculty, staff, and administrators, based on several evaluation and research projects by EdInsights focusing on CCC CE programs from 2012 to 2017.
A Community Anchor: College Personnel Perspectives about Developing and Implementing Career Education Programs
Learning from the experiences of faculty, staff, and administrators can help colleges prepare for barriers and avoid pitfalls while redesigning their CE programs to better meet students’ needs. Their perspectives are also relevant in the context of current efforts by...
A Community Anchor: Student Perspectives about Career Education The CCCs provide education and training to diverse student populations for a variety of purposes, including to prepare them for careers in today’s workforce. CE programs are aimed at helping students find...