In order to view this object you need Flash Player 9+ support!

Get Adobe Flash player

Who We Are

The Desert Regional Consortium consists of 13 community colleges and two community college districts in Riverside and San Bernardino counties. It serves as a regional framework to communicate, coordinate, collaborate, promote and plan career and technical education and workforce and economic development in the Inland Empire/Desert Region.

download Region 9 Workforce Development Proposal

download Desert Regional Workplan


doing what matters logo

The Opportunity
For community colleges to become essential catalysts to California’s economic recovery and jobs creation at the local, regional and state levels.

The Strategy
Doing What MATTERS for jobs and the economy is a four-pronged framework to respond to the call of our nation, state, and regions to close the skills gap. The four prongs are:

•  Give Priority for jobs and the economy

•  Make Room for jobs and the economy

•  Promote Student Success

•  Innovate for jobs and the economy

for more information visit


Priority and Emerging Sectors


Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Manufacturing

Advanced Transportation & Renewables Advanced Transportation & Renewables
Global Trade/Logistics Global Trade/Logistics
ICT/Digital Media ICT/Digital Media
Healthcare Healthcare
Small Business Small Business



NEWS - Regional News and Highlights
June 26 , 2014

eAlert - $250M in Winners of California Career Pathway Trust Announced
June 2 , 2014


eAlert - Governor's 'May Revise' Supports Career Technical Education
May 12, 2014


More News >>