Workforce & Economic Development

Our community colleges are the leading provider of workforce training in the world and we are uniquely positioned to improve the social and economic mobility of Californians from all backgrounds.

Key to your success is the California Community Colleges’ Workforce and Economic Development Division, which is responsible for supporting instruction, managing grants to community colleges, providing technical assistance, and implementing strategic special programs.

The division includes three units:

Combined, they coordinate jobs and career opportunities for our students to advance California’s economic growth and global competitiveness.

We work closely with employers, organized labor and other community partners to make sure our programs are relevant and that you are properly prepared to enter or re-enter the workforce or successfully switch career paths.

Check out our resources to see how we can help you reach your goals.