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Academic Senate for California Community Colleges
The Academic Senate represents the local senates of all California community colleges and serves as the official voice of the faculty in academic and professional matters.

Adult Numeracy Network (ANN)
ANN is a community dedicated to quality mathematics instruction at the adult level.

American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF)
A forum committed to broadening the awareness and understanding of policymakers and to strengthen the youth policymaking process by bridging policy, practice and research.

Aspen Institute: Economic Opportunities
This institute advances innovative and promising strategies that connect the poor and underemployed to the mainstream economy.

The AT&T Professional Development Academy for Community College Faculty
This project develops and delivers 6 week online, interactive professional development courses for two-year college faculty.

Basic Skills Initiative
Provides materials and resources to support the CA Community Colleges’ basic skills Initiative.

Breaking Through: Helping Low-Skilled Adults Enter and Succeed in College and Careers
This project promotes and enhances the efforts of community colleges to help low-literacy adults to prepare for and succeed in occupational and technical degree programs.

Building California Construction Careers
BC3 is designed to educate the public about construction career opportunities and apprenticeship.

Business Champions

CA Community College AmeriCorps
Community College AmeriCorps programs are designed to provide intensive learning experiences that integrate civic engagement, education, and service.

California Apprenticeship Coordinators Association

California Community College Association of Occupational Education
This is an association of California occupational education and workforce development professionals.

California Community College Chancellor’s Office
The Chancellor’s Office is the administrative branch of the California Community College system and provides leadership at the state level.

California Community College Curriculum
This website is a resource for those within the California Community College system writing and approving curriculum.

California Community Colleges Economic Development and Workforce Preparation Division
The EDWP division of the Chancellor’s office provides leadership and oversees system investments in the areas of career technical education, workforce and economic development.

California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Coordination Network (EWD)
This is the network of industry initiatives of the CCC Economic and Workforce Development program.

CA Connected by 25 Initiative (CC25I)
A collaborative effort of five foundations assisting public child welfare agencies and their communities to build comprehensive transition-aged foster youth supports and services.

A broad based, non partisan coalition designed to make workforce development a priority in California.

California Chafee Grant
This program gives money to foster youth and former foster youth to use for career and technical training and college courses.

California Community College Board of Governors
"Ladders of Opportunity" serves as the official policy paper that outlines the CCC Board of Governors initiative for developing California's new workforce.

California's Eligible Training Provider List (ETPL)
The ETPL provides customer-focused employment training for adults and dislocated workers.

California Employers Association

California Employment Development Department (EDD)
This state agency supporters employers and job seekers in California.

California Employment Training Panel (ETP)
This state agency mission is to retrain workers for good, long-term jobs.

California Intersegmental Articulation Council (CIAC)
This Council serves as a statewide forum for Articulation Officers to meet, discuss, and resolve college transfer and articulation issues; and to facilitate the progress of students between and among the segments of postsecondary education in California.

California Labor Federation (AFL-CIO)
The AFL-CIO, with more than 1,300 affiliated local unions, represents 2.1 million union members in diverse communities and sectors of the state's economy.

California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
This agency is charged with enhancing the skills of California's workforce and expanding access to the many training and apprenticeship programs.

California Labor and Workforce Development Agency's Economic Strategy Panel
The Panel studies the rapidly changing economy by examining economic regions, industry clusters, and cross-regional economic issues.

California Manufacturing and Technology Association (CMTA)

California Partnership for Achieving Student Success (Cal-PASS)
A resource to help educators improve student achievement by identifying and reducing barriers to successful student transition in all levels of education.

California Tomorrow
CA Tomorrow is committed to ongoing support to community organizations, schools and policymakers working toward a more equitable, inclusive, multicultural society.

California Transportation and Logistics Institute

California Workforce Association
A non-profit membership organization, CWA represents CA local workforce investment boards, One-Stop Career Centers and other workforce development partners.

California Workforce Investment Board (CalWIB)
This agency was established to plan, coordinate and implement the provisions of California's workforce development programs and services.

Website of the CA CCCO Statewide Advisory Committee for Work-Based Learning and Employment Services (COSAC)

Career Ladders Project (CLP)
The CLP for the California Community Colleges works to strengthen the role of community colleges in providing educational and career advancement opportunities.

Career Technical Education (CTE) One-Stop

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
An independent policy and research center with a primary mission to do and perform all things necessary to encourage, uphold, and dignify the profession of the teacher.

Center for Community Research and Solutions, United Way of Greater Los Angeles
CCRS publishes a weekly eNewsletter with the latest research and publications on public policy issues facing LA County.

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
CLASP conducts research, policy analysis, technical assistance, and advocacy on issues related to economic security for low-income families with children.

The Center for the Continuing Study of the California Economy (CCSCE)
The recognized source of independent information about long-term economic trends in California.

Center for Energy Workforce Development

Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)
CORD is a national nonprofit organization providing innovative changes in education to prepare students for greater success in careers and higher education.

Center for Workforce Success
National Association of Manufacturers.

CMTA Training Services
National Association of Manufacturers.

College Access for the Working Poor: Overcoming Burdens to Succeed in Higher Education
A major report by the Institute for Higher Education Policy, examining the precarious position of working poor students in our society.

Community College Central
This Web site houses the research and work behind the Ford Foundation's Bridges to Opportunity Initiative.

Community College Research Center (CCRC)
Located at Teachers College, Columbia University, CCRC's mission is to conduct research on the major issues affecting community colleges and to contribute to the development of practice and policy.

ConnectED: The California Center for College and Career
ConnectEd is dedicated to identifying, supporting and expanding pathways that prepare students for college and career.

Corporation for a Skilled Workforce
CSW is a national, non-profit policy research and practice organization

The Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL)
A national non-profit organization which creates and manages effective learning strategies for working adults through partnerships with employers, higher education, government and labor.

The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL)
CAAL is a national public charity dedicated to developing the unique role and potential of adult education and literacy in America.