LACC is committed to providing resources, training, and tools that positively impact communities with an emphasis on creating a competitively skilled and competent workforce. LACC programs remain current with the support of business and industry partners to bridge the gap between training and preparing a skilled workforce and satisfying workplace demands. There mission is to link education, work, and training to improve the competitiveness within the workforce.
PCC's many career and technical programs prepare students to seek entry-level employment and technical skills upgrading for those currently employed. The curricula are developed in coordination with advisory committees that consist of faculty, administrators, and industry experts that ensure the latest standards and technology are integrated into our programs. A career program is one whose primary goal is to prepare students for employment or an upgrade of job skills.
Career Technical Education (CTE) at Santa Monica College (SMC) prepares students for entry level professional employment opportunities, typically within one to four semesters. CTE programs prepare students for entry into the workforce in their specific fields. Upon completion, students leave SMC with a wide range of knowledge: theoretical, hands-on, applied and experiential.
The Trust is collaborating with the LAUSD Student Health and Human Services Division and the Joint Use Development Program to increase student access to vital health and mental health services, wellness promotion, and health career options. - Read more >
Eligible individuals receive in-depth assessment and job preparation workshops, which prepare them for classroom or the employers site, at public or private vocational schools, colleges or universities found at www.i-train.org. Services for eligible youth, of age, include pre-employment training, work experience and internships, career preparation, occupational skills training, academic enrichment and job placement assistance.
John Muir Charter School is a statewide WASC accredited high school diploma program that serves youth 16-24 that have been pushed out of the traditional education system. We offer a rigorous academic program with full-time accredited teachers and academic tutors in tandem with career and college readiness programs at our school sites.
The Children Youth and Family Collaborative (CYFC) is a nationally recognized organization serving over 2,500 foster youth and youth on probation at fifty sites in Los Angeles, Compton, Pomona, Hacienda La Puente, Lynwood, the Antelope Valley, Long Beach and Montebello Unified School Districts. CYFC has designed an Academic, Remediation, Intervention, and Support Services Education Model for Foster Youth (A.R.I.S.S.E), which provides tutoring, academic support, and support services for foster youth.
The Center for Student Financial Aid is committed to assisting current and prospective students with financial assistance available from federal, state and institutional sources for their attendance at Cal State L.A.