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K12 Strong Workforce

What is K12 Strong Workforce Program?

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), in partnership with the California Department of Education (CDE), is pleased to announce the K12 Strong Workforce Program (K12 SWP). Beginning in 2018-2019, Education Code §§ 88827 establishes the kindergarten through 12th grade component of the Strong Workforce Program appropriating $150,000,000 in annual ongoing career education funding to strengthen the pathways for students from secondary to post-secondary education.

K12 SWP intends to create, support, and/or expand high-quality career education programs at the K12 level that are aligned with the workforce development efforts occurring through the community college Strong Workforce Program and regional priorities.

To read more about the K12 Strong Workforce Program, please visit the Overview page on the Doing What Matters website.

Resources

Project Overview


Round 1 Funding

$314,500


Description

Expand automotive programs and capabilities through hybrid, electric, light diesel vehicle/equipment access, certification access, industry-specific professional development, and increasing equipment access to meet industry standards such as new lifts, diagnostic equipment, and repair equipment. This project involves AVUSD, BUSD, HUSD, SVUSD, VVUHSD, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Barstow Community College, Victor Valley College, and multiple regional industry partners.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Barstow Unified, ComAv, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, General Atomics, Hesperia Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Silver Valley Unified, Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Union High, Victorville Motors


Target Industries

Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Patrick Schlosser
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
(760) 247-8001, x20502
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$250,000


Description

Create new cosmetology and barbering programs to meet the current needs of the students, including those at a continuation high school. Specifically, this will be related to time and effort of faculty, facility development/expansion, equipment, certification costs, and other related variables. List of partners includes Barstow Community College, Hesperia Adult School CTE program, Snowline Joint Unified, Victor Valley Union High School District, MDCP JPA and local business.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Earl Knight Salon & Parlour, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, Hair in the Woods, Hesperia Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Snowline Joint Unified, Victor Valley Union High


Target Industries

Business & Finance, Fashion & Interior Design, Marketing, Sales, & Service


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Patrick Schlosser
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
(760) 247-8001, x20502
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$650,000


Description

This project seeks to improve medical programs at multiple high schools through the purchase and implementation of new industry-standard and related technology, adding a medical program at a high school that currently doesn't have one, and expanding medical programs into EMS & EMT subsectors of patient care. Partners include AVUSD, BUSD, HUSD, LVUSD, SJUSD, VVUHSD, VVC, BCC, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, and regional industry partners.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow Unified, Desert Valley Hospital, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, Hesperia Unified, Lucerne Valley Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Snowline Joint Unified, St. Mary's Hospital, Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Union High


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Public Services


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Patrick Schlosser
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
(760) 247-8001, x20502
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$461,809


Description

Improve High Quality CTE by increasing knowledge of industry sectors, including the 6 priority sectors from the IEDRC plan. This could include industry-specific seminars and industry-lead skills workshops; funding, training, and program support for related non-CTE programs to transition to high-quality CTE due to credentialing, equipment, or other High Quality elements; Providing funding for certificated time, equipment, and travel costs of externships. 7 districts and 2 colleges are partners.


Lead Agency

Apple Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Apple Valley Unified, Barstow College, Barstow Unified, ComAv, Exquadrum, First District Supervisor Robert Lovingood, General Atomics, Hesperia Unified, Lucerne Valley Unified, Mountain Desert Career Pathways JPA, Silver Valley Unified, Snowline Joint Unified, Victor Valley College, Victor Valley Union High, Victorville Motors


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Special Needs


Contact

Apple Valley Unified
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Patrick Schlosser
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
(760) 247-8001, x20502
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$2,056,250


Description

The Baldy View ROP JPA Consortium will use K12 SWP grant funds to improve & align existing pathways with Chaffey College in: Auto Technology, Cybersecurity, Health Sciences Medical Technology, Logistics & Non-Credit Soft Skills, applicable to all industry sectors; provide training and support needed for CTE teachers; support student attainment of industry certifications. Educational partners include: Baldy View ROP, Chaffey JUHSD, Chino Valley USD, Claremont USD, Upland USD & Chaffey College.


Lead Agency

Baldy View ROP


Partner Agencies

Baldy View ROP, Chaffey College, Chaffey Joint Union High, Chino Valley Unified, Claremont Unified, Reach Out, Upland Unified


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Baldy View ROP
12555 Navajo Rd
Apple Valley, CA 92308
Patrick Schlosser
Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
(760) 247-8001, x20502
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$635,260


Description

Our goal is to re-think, re-design, and create a state of the art precision manufacturing program in our current Engineering & Manufacturing lab. This includes purchasing 5 CNC HAAS Mini-Mills, construction for electrical configuration, a robust CAD lab, computer tables, a Tormach CNC Plasma Cutter, camera system, a 3-D Printer, manual lathe, and laser. Partners include Duraplastics, MSJC, Norco College, Precision Stampings Inc (PSI), Beaumont Chamber, Omni Engineering and IBEW Local 440.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Unified, Crafton Hills College, Dura Plastic Products , International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW local 477), Mt. San Jacinto College, Precision Stampings Incorporated


Target Industries

Engineering & Architecture, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Special Needs


Contact

Beaumont Unified
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
(951) 797-5343
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$155,000


Description

It is our goal to build a new CTE pathway at Beaumont High School in the Graphic Production Technologies pathway. This pathway will specifically target our Students with Disabilities (SWDs) and will focus on collaboration, life-skills, working within a team, and creating products from start to finish. Our partners will be Mt. San Jacinto College (MSJC), Big Time Design, Beaumont Copy and Graphics, and Val Verde Graphics.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Print and Graphics , Beaumont Unified, Big Time Design , Mt. San Jacinto College


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Special Needs


Contact

Beaumont Unified
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
(951) 797-5343
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$222,586


Description

Our goal is to launch a Medical Science and Health Technology pathway in the Patient Care pathway. This pathway would be developed for our continuation school students. The first consideration would be to develop this pathway at our one continuation high school as the "marquis" pathway for Glen View High School in conjunction with 21st Century Learning Institute. Both schools are alternative schools located on the same campus and serve our most vulnerable and underserved youth.


Lead Agency

Beaumont Unified


Partner Agencies

Beaumont Unified, Beaver Medical Group , Crafton Hills College, Marketplace Physical Therapy , Molina Healthcare , Mt. San Jacinto CCD, San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Beaumont Unified
350 Brookside Ave
Beaumont, CA 92223
Ebon Brown
Director of College and Career Readiness 
(951) 797-5343
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$1,531,866


Description

This project will focus on increasing skill acquisition among students in CJUHSD and FUSD through alignment of industry sector CTE pathways and career exploration to local community college programs. As a result, students will make a more successful transition from middle school to high school and post-secondary training. Partners include business/industry with a focus on health and medical, Fontana Unified, Chaffey College and will expand to include local ROP programs (BVROP).


Lead Agency

Chaffey Joint Union High


Partner Agencies

Angelica Baltazar, Lewis-San Antonio Healthy Communities Initiative , Baldy View ROP, Chaffey CCD, Chaffey Joint Union High, College of the Desert, Fontana Unified, Loma Linda University, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education


Target Industries

Agriculture & Natural Resources, Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Chaffey Joint Union High
211 West Fifth Street
Ontario, CA 91762
Virginia Kelsen
Executive Director, Career Readiness
(909) 988-8511, x2820
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$4,097,160


Description

Partner districts: Colton Joint Unified, Redlands Unified, Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified. CRY-ROP will enhance Work Based Learning (WBL) opportunities for students through four strategies: 1) Career Readiness Specialists support for high school and middle schools 2) Employment Placement Specialist support for internships 3) Middle school STEAM/Innovation labs for a wide range of exposure to career areas 4) Professional development to ensure safety, qualified supervision, and learning.


Lead Agency

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP


Partner Agencies

911 Safety Services, American Medical Response, California State University San Bernardino, Career Institute, Chaffey College, Colton Joint Unified, Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP, Consulting Health, Crafton Hills College, Department of the Army - Redlands Recruiting Station, Farmers Insurance, Fontana Unified, Forest Home, Men's Wearhouse, Moreno Valley College, Reach Out, Redlands Unified, Resource Conservation District, Riverside City College, S.M.A.R.T. Local 105, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education, San Bernardino Valley College, SEVENsCamp, Sorenson Engineetring, Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters (Career Connections), Spring to Autumn Family Counseling, Yucaipa-Calimesa Joint Unified


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture, Fashion & Interior Design, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Marketing, Sales, & Service, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, Special Needs


Contact

Colton-Redlands-Yucaipa ROP
1214 Indiana Court
Redlands, CA 92374
Stephanie Houston
Superintendent
(909) 793-3115
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$1,500,000


Description

The goal of the CNUSD WBL+ pathway improvement project is to increase worked based learning opportunities for secondary students in manufacturing, health sciences, aviation, cyber security, and culinary arts. College partners: Norco, Riverside, Mt. San Jacinto, Chaffey, and San Bernardino. Business/industry partners: Corona Chamber of Commerce, City of Corona, Workforce Strike Team, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Inland Empire Economic Partnership, and Reach Out.


Lead Agency

Corona-Norco Unified


Partner Agencies

Chaffey College, Corona-Norco Unified, Mt. San Jacinto College, Norco College, Riverside City College, San Bernardino CCD, The Inland Empire Economic Partnership, Workforce Strike Team


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Corona-Norco Unified
2820 Clark Avenue
Norco, CA 92860
Gina Boster
Director, Career Technical Education
(951) 736-5149
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$40,582


Description

To support the booming Operations Industry in the IE and our community, we launched this pathway 1.5 years ago. We need to work with college faculty and industry to ensure that we are preparing our students for college and work. From this collaboration we will need to update courses and equipment, provide training for our teacher, and connect students to industry experience and certifications. We serve a high risk population who need targeted support /advisement to stay in the K-14 pipeline.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified


Partner Agencies

Jurupa Unified, Norco College


Target Industries

Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation


Contact

Jurupa Unified
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
(951) 360-4135
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$81,164


Description

The demand for health care workers currently exceeds the region’s capacity in the health careers pipeline. Many students express an interest in health careers, but are unfamiliar with the careers available with the Allied Health field. The high school’s Patient Care Pathway features advanced classes in clinical medical assisting and emergency medicine. A critical need to is align the high school and college pathways to ensure that the region has the health care workers needed in the future.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified


Partner Agencies

Jurupa Unified, Riverside CCD


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Jurupa Unified
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
(951) 360-4135
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$40,582


Description

The district is currently reviewing curriculum for this pathway and will work collaboratively with Norco College faculty to identify key learning experiences and bring our pathway into alignment with the college program. As part of this collaboration, we will identify additional equipment needs, certification opportunities and courses for articulation and dual enrollment. We will work with Norco College for targeted outreach and advisement to support a seamless transition to college.


Lead Agency

Jurupa Unified


Partner Agencies

Jurupa Unified, Norco College


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Jurupa Unified
4850 Pedley Road
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509
Roberta Pace
Director, College and Career Readiness
(951) 360-4135
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$133,750


Description

MUSD began the Airframe and Powerplant General Aviation Maintenance Technician I course in 2018-2019 with the intention of articulation with Antelope Valley College (AVC) in 2019-20, course II and III will follow each year. AVC and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) personnel supply and review course content, tool use, student hours per required section, and teacher credentials to insure a smooth transition to articulation.


Lead Agency

Mojave Unified


Partner Agencies

Antelope Valley College, Antelope Valley Community College Instructor Ty Mettler, Danny A Bazzell, General Manager Flight Test Historical Foundation, Flight Test Museum, Darrin Richards, Federal Aviation Administration Flight Standards Service District Office, Dr. Maria Clinton, AVC CTE Aeronautical Sciences and Technology, Foster Stanback Aero, Gene Stump, California City City Council, Laureano Flores, MBA, Dean, Career Technical Education AVC, Mojave Unified, Norm Hill of Norm Hill Aviation, California City Airport, Shane Covette, Federal Aviation Administration


Target Industries

Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Mojave Unified
3500 Douglas Ave
Mojave, CA 93501
Susan Clipperton
CTE Director, Adult School Principal
(661) 824-4001
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$641,781


Description

Moreno Valley USD seeks to improve and expand its Cyber Career Pathway Program. Funding will (1) increase the robustness of the program through needed equipment, (2) expand access for all high school students by doubling sites served to include all district comprehensive high schools, and (3) improve pipeline efficacy in the middle school, high school, and community college sections by working closely with our key partners, Moreno Valley College and March Air Reserve Base.


Lead Agency

Moreno Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

AFN & US CyberPatriot, Assemblymember Jose Medina - District 61, California Cyberhub, City of Moreno Valley, CompTIA, ConvergeOne, IE/Desert ICT/DSN Susanne Mata, Moreno Valley College, Moreno Valley Unified, Morning Rotary, NICERC, United Way, Western Academy Support & Training Center (WASTC)


Target Industries

Information & Communication Technologies


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Independent Study, Special Needs


Contact

Moreno Valley Unified
25634 Alessandro Blvd.
Moreno Valley, CA 92553
Kristen Hunter
Director, College and Career Ready
(951) 571-7500
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$80,000


Description

To meet local and statewide labor market demand, MVUSD is introducing Building and Construction to prepare students to vie for the current high demand, high skill, high wage careers of the labor market.


Lead Agency

Murrieta Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

Erickson-Hall Construction Co., Mt. San Jacinto College, Murrieta Valley Unified, Southwest Regional Council Of Carpenters


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Engineering & Architecture


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Murrieta Valley Unified
41870 McAlby Court
Murrieta, CA 92562
Valerie Backus
CTE Coordinator
(951) 696-1600
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$999,931


Description

Goals for use of the funding are to; 1) enhance recruitment efforts to get more students into district CTE programs; 2) improve retention of students in the programs to increase the number of successful program completers; 3) provide the most current technology, equipment and experiences to insure program alignment with local industry, increase dual enrollment opportunities, and prepare students for transition into local community college programs aligned to district programs.


Lead Agency

Palm Springs Unified


Partner Agencies

Autoworxs, AVID Physical Therapy, CaddyShack, Coachella Valley Water District, College of the Desert, Hoffman Steel , Hot Purple Energy, J.W. Marriott Desert Springs Resort, Meineke Car Care, Northshore-Living Herbs, OneFuture Coachella Valley, Palm Springs Life Magazine, Palm Springs Unified, Palm Springs Unified School District Foundation , Redlands Rancho Market, The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, The Slice , Valley Office Equipment


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Business & Finance, Education, Child Development, & Family Services, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Health Science & Medical Technology, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

Palm Springs Unified
150 District Center Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264
Steve Pinning
Director of Linked Learning and CTE
(760) 883-2703
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$200,000


Description

RCOE Alternative Education/Special Education will expand CTE courses, dual enrollment courses in career technical education (CTE), CTE certifications, and internships. RCOE will partner with the University of California, Riverside-Extension Center, Riverside Community College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Cryoquip, Vocademy, and the California Family Life Center to enhance college and career programs for students.


Lead Agency

Riverside Co. Office of Education


Partner Agencies

California Family Life Center, Constitutional Rights Foundation, Cryoquip, Riverside City College, Riverside Co. Office of Education, Vocademy


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

Riverside Co. Office of Education
3939 Thirteenth Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Charles Fischer
Executive Director, Alternative Education
(951) 826-6464
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$1,637,204


Description

RUSD will collaborate with RCC to implement a Student Certification Pipeline in 4 pathways: Applied Digital Media; Auto Tech; Cybersecurity; and, HVAC. The goal is to allow students to complete the first two certification courses in each pathway in HS, making the transition to the final courses at RCC, and ultimately the workforce much faster. The project includes a CTE Liaison for student transition; a focus on work-based learning; and, partner support of the pathways (to be decided).


Lead Agency

Riverside Unified


Partner Agencies

AT&T, Bourns Inc., Cherished Memories Photography, Greater Riverside Chambers of Commerce, Lucas Oil, MATCO Tools, Modern Designs, Norco College, Parts Authority, Raceway Ford, Riverside City College, Riverside Community Hospital, Riverside County Workforce Development Board, Riverside Unified, Riverside Unified School District (RUSD) Technology Services, Snap On Tools, SystemGO IT, Toyota of Riverside


Target Industries

Arts, Media, & Entertainment, Building & Construction Trades, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Transportation


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, Continuation, English Learners, Special Needs


Contact

Riverside Unified
3380 14th Street
Riverside, CA 92501
Ron Weston
Coordinator, Career Technical Education (CTE)
(951) 788-7135
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$368,175


Description

Constructing Opportunities in Renewable Energies (CORE) is a Green Pathway that guides at-risk students through their high school years. The primary focus of this project will be to create a seamless pipeline from High School to College to the Workforce through the attainment of industry recognized certifications both the high school and college levels. Partners Include San Bernardino Valley Community College and County of San Bernardino Workforce Development.


Lead Agency

San Bernardino City Unified


Partner Agencies

San Bernardino City Unified, San Bernardino County Workforce Development, San Bernardino Valley College


Target Industries

Energy, Environment, & Utilities


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

San Bernardino City Unified
777 North F Street
San Bernardino, CA 92410
Gallardo Laura
CTE Department Chair, Arroyo Valley High School
(909) 381-4295
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$2,315,762


Description

All nine (9) consortium LEAs plan to utilize K-12 SWP funds to expand CTE opportunities and postsecondary enrollment, fueling regional economies with an educated and skilled workforce. Using labor market data, consortium members identified the following K-12 program areas for expansion, which are consistent with four of IDRC’s identified priority sectors: Advanced Manufacturing; Energy, Construction and Utilities; Health; ICT & Digital Media; and one auxiliary sector: Public Safety.


Lead Agency

San Bernardino County ROP


Partner Agencies

Bear Valley Unified, Copper Mountain College, Excelsior Charter, Hesperia Unified, Morongo Unified, Public Safety Academy, Rialto Unified, Rim of the World Unified, San Bernardino CCD, San Bernardino Co. Office of Education, San Bernardino County ROP, San Bernardino Valley College, Victor Valley College


Target Industries

Building & Construction Trades, Energy, Environment, & Utilities, Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development, Public Services


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations


Contact

San Bernardino County ROP
670 E. Carnegie Drive
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Kit Alvarez
Administrator
(909) 252-4560
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$48,080


Description

Our current Engineering pathway courses align with the priority sector Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, Construction, and Utilities. The pathway improvement will include additional materials and equipment along with specific industry certifications to enhance needed skills for students to transfer to our community college partners and/or enter directly into the workforce. Increased articulation with such community college partners will be a priority.


Lead Agency

Santa Rosa Academy


Partner Agencies

City of Menifee, MiraCosta College, Mt. San Jacinto College, Santa Rosa Academy


Target Industries

Engineering & Architecture, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Independent Study, Special Needs


Contact

Santa Rosa Academy
27587 La Piedra Road
Menifee, CA 92584
Trisha Jenkins
CTE Coordinator
(951) 672-2400
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$250,000


Description

SIATech Inland Empire will be supporting ; Health, ICT-DM, and Manufacturing pathways to serve Opportunity Youth, aged 16-24 from low socioeconomic backgrounds who are disconnected from work and school. Our improvement project includes counseling support, CTE certificated HS staff, Career Exploration, Work based learning, college co-enrollment opportunities, and Coordinated PD for all staff. Partners include Riverside City College, College of the Desert, and Mt. San Jacinto College.


Lead Agency

SIATech Indio


Partner Agencies

Aragundi Chiropractic, Health and Fitness Center, ARRC , College of the Desert, Inland Empire Job Corps Center, Mt. San Jacinto College, Riverside City College, SIATech Indio, Southwest Veterans’ Business Resource Center , The Moreno Valley Library, The SIATech Perris Pathway Plan


Target Industries

Health Science & Medical Technology, Information & Communication Technologies, Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus All Student Populations, English Learners, Independent Study, Other Alternative, Special Needs


Contact

SIATech Indio
45691 Monroe St, Suite 6
Indio, CA 92201
Laurie Pianka
Executive Director of Community Development and Career Pathways
(408) 421-2718
[email protected]


Round 1 Funding

$250,000


Description

CTE Temecula Valley's proposed Manufacturing/Product Development pathway is an IEDRC sector priority and a Workforce Development Board Slingshot project that will be informed by and aligned with regional and local needs expressed by Manufacturing Industry Partners, IEDRC Strong Workforce Regional Strategic Plan. Pathway and curriculum 6-year plan will provide articulation with Norco College and/or sucessful transition to career-ready employment.


Lead Agency

Temecula Valley Unified


Partner Agencies

EAT Marketplace, Mt. San Jacinto CCD, Norco College, OptiForms, Opto 22, Temecula Valley Unified, Tension Envelope


Target Industries

Manufacturing & Product Development


Target Populations

  • Race/Ethnicity American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Filipino, Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Two or More Races, Unknown/Unreported, White
  • Student Population Focus Continuation


Contact

Temecula Valley Unified
31350 Rancho Vista Road
Temecula, CA 92592
Maryann Edwards
Coordinator, Career Technical Education & Community Engagement
(951) 294-6020
[email protected]