Skip to main content

Sustaining Employer Partnerships for Students’ Long-Term Success

WorkforceGPS

Events

You're Invited to the Event

Sustaining Employer Partnerships for Students’ Long-Term Success

Register Now

Community colleges must build relationships with employers to ensure that their education and training programs align with industry needs in order to equip adults with skills that lead to family-supporting jobs.  Join this workshop to discover strategies that community colleges can use to build long-lasting and scalable partnerships across multiple employers within an industry sector for the benefit of the colleges, business community, and students.

In this webinar, attendees will learn how community colleges are working with employer partners to institutionalize the practices and approaches to long-term industry engagement that they developed under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program.  The president and workforce director from Chaffey and Miracosta Colleges, respectively, will share how their colleges built high-impact programs with regional employers to meet pressing workforce needs.  Both institutions operate programs that provide immersive, hands-on training for careers in the energy, building operations, and manufacturing industries, among others. A researcher from the Urban Institute who is evaluating TAACCCT will add to the discussion by sharing the perspectives of employers from across the country.  These employer voices come from a new survey of employers whose insights can help community colleges understand how to effectively engage  industry partners.

 

This webinar is part of the Innovations Leading to Career Success Webinar Series and showcases strategies and resources developed by community colleges engaged in career-focused education and training.  The colleges featured throughout the series are grantees of the TAACCCT program, a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Education.

Presenter(s):

Dr. Sunita Cooke, President, Miracosta College

Sandra Sisco, Director, Intech Center, Chaffey College

Molly M. Scott, Senior Research Associate, Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center, Urban Institute

 

Moderator(s):

Robin Fernkas, Manager, Division of Strategic Investments, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor

Erin Berg, Community College Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education

Date: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Time: 4:00 PM-5:00 PM ET

Length: 1 hour

Registration for this event is limited and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis; please register today.

Register Now

Don't Have a WorkforceGPS Account?

You must have an account before you can register for a WorkforceGPS event. Click here to create your free account. After you've created your account, please refer back to this email to register for this free event.

On the Day of Your Event, Remember:

1.     You can login to the event no earlier than 30 minutes before the start of your event.

2.     The audio will be broadcast through your computer speakers.

3.     Closed Captioning is provided for all WorkforceGPS virtual events.

4.     Once you have joined the event, if you need additional support, please ask the event facilitator.

5.     Attendees are registered on a first come, first served basis; there is no wait list. If you are unable to attend this event for any reason, please unregister from your MyEvents page.

6.     Virtual events are recorded and archived on WorkforceGPS approximately two business days after the event concludes; you may manage your events from your MyEvents Profile page.

Troubleshooting

If you experience issues connecting while using Chrome, please use a different browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari. To continue using Chrome, you must first enable Adobe Flash Player:

1.     In your Chrome Browser, copy and paste: chrome://settings/content

2.     Scroll until you see the heading "Flash"

3.     Select the radio button: "Allow sites to run Flash"

4.     Click Done

For detailed step-by-step instructions, please click here: How to Enable Flash for Chrome

If you need technical support on the day of the event, please email the WorkforceGPS Helpdesk at Support@WorkforceGPS.org or call 1-888-848-3696.

Thank You!

Sincerely,

The WorkforceGPS Team
Helping You Navigate to Success Today

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment & Training Administration

randomness