Workforce Development

Assessment of initiatives to improve student entry into the workforce such as the Long Beach City College (LBCC) Alternative Pathways to Engineering Evaluation and the Bay Area Workforce Funding Collaborative (BAWFC) Bridge Project Evaluation and tools designed to understand the impact of educational programming on students’ employment and wages including the CTE Data Launchboard and the CTE Employment Outcomes Survey.


Identification of effective practices Deputy Sector Navigators (DSN) can use to develop and expand sustainable partnerships with K-12. 


Evaluation of BAWFC grantees establishing and/or expanding bridge programs leading to employment and/or continued education in CTE certificate and/or degree programs.


Evaluation of LBCC’s Alternative Pathways to Engineering Education and Careers (APEEC), a TAACCCT-funded project. 


Technical assistance to IMPAQ, lead evaluator for the Contra Costa Community College District’s TAACCCT Design it! Build it! Ship it! initiative, including data management and analysis.


Development of two dashboards of metrics that aggregate CTE outcomes data (Program Snapshot, Common Metrics and CTE Outcomes Surveys). 


A multiyear evaluation of CTE bridge programs at four Bay Area community colleges designed to advance the success of students with education and employment barriers.


Field-test of a comprehensive set of metrics for CTE success and development of a statewide data system to capture these measures annually. 


A statewide study to assess employment outcomes for students who have participated in career technical education (CTE) coursework. 


Evaluation of nursing students’ use of the Bay Area’s Centralized Clinical Placement System (CCPS) to examine a recent drop in CCPS utilization. 


Research brief that identifies the skills and competencies needed to effectively use LMI resources and assist practitioners in gathering local LMI.


Evaluation of a Linked Learning initiative implemented by a Los Angeles high school in partnership with Los Angeles Trade Tech.