Too many working-age adults are ill-prepared for the demands of the 21st century workplace.
Educational levels are not keeping pace with the knowledge and skills necessary for the complex, high-wage jobs that fuel the California economy.
Many adults lack the basic skills needed to succeed.
Underemployment and unemployment are having devastating effects on communities, individuals and the economy.
By 2015-16, depending upon the funding availability, the SJECCD and its education partners will offer:
Credit, enhanced credit and non-credit programs and courses for adults.
Seamless educational pathways for students to earn college certificates and degrees and/or prepare for the workforce.
Accelerated educational and/or workforce preparation programs for those who are balancing work, family and other responsibilities.
Workforce programs to support the local economy leading to jobs.