CLP Brief: Placed for Success

March 26th 2015 - News Release

A new, practitioner-focused brief released by the Career Ladders Project highlights how community colleges can improve accuracy of placement in English and math courses, reduce remediation rates, and improve student success. Placed for Success provides a succinct summary of research that casts doubt on the predictive power of standardized placement tests and suggests that using multiple measures — particularly high […]

The Bay Area’s best Surgical Technologist program – Skyline College

March 20th 2015 - Stories

Henry Viray Jr. always knew he wanted to work in the medical field. Growing up, he was surrounded by family members who worked in medicine, ranging from nurses to pharmacy technicians. For Henry, a South San Francisco native, it was just a matter of finding the right match, one that paired well with his interests. […]

East Bay Career Pathways Convening at Kaiser Permanente Garfield Innovation Center

March 9th 2015 - Stories

On May 7th, 2015, an eager crowd of educators, administrators and industry partners gathered at Kaiser Permanente Garfield Innovation Center for the East Bay Career Pathways Trust Convening (EBCPT).  The gathering highlighted non-common career pathways in the health field, and held a number of thought-provoking presentations. Discussions were happening at every corner of the event. […]