Los Angeles High Impact Information Technology, Entertainment & Entrepreneurship, Communications Hubs (LA HI-TECH)is a consortium of eight community colleges, including Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Mission College, Los Angeles Pierce College, Los Angeles Southwest College, Los Angeles Valley College, West Los Angeles College, Santa Monica College, and Pasadena City College, and 16 high schools that enroll more than 3,600 students in tech-related, industry-supported career pathway programs.
Funded initially by the California Career Pathway Trust* (CCPT), LA HI-TECH is now able to leverage public, private industry, and philanthropic funding to meet the common goal of increasing the number of students pursing degrees and careers in Information and Communication Technology (ICT). At the heart of LA HI-TECH’s work are high-impact educational strategies, such as early college credit, contextualized instruction, and work-based learning (WBL). LA HI-TECH’s more than 25 industry partners make WBL a reality for ICT pathway students.
Prepared by Career Ladders Project