Health Career Pathways at California Community Colleges

15 Dec 2016

Linda Collins, executive director of Career Ladders Project, joined a panel discussion on Dec. 1 about health career pathways at California’s community colleges. Hosted by the Public Policy Institute of California, the event included a summary of findings from two new PPIC briefs. 

State policymakers looking to improve economic mobility and meet workforce needs have renewed their focus on career technical education. Health careers are of particular interest because many health jobs pay well and colleges already offer a wide range of programs and credentials.

PPIC researcher Shannon McConville outlined findings from two new reports, and a panel of experts will spoke about the role of the state’s community colleges in providing health training pathways and economic opportunities to a diverse group of Californians.

This research was supported with funding from the ECMC Foundation and the Sutton Family Fund.