Tulare-Kings CCPT Pathways Work Featured in “Two Years into CCPT: Many Challenges & Great Promise” by Milbrey McLaughlin, Valerie Lundy-Wagner, & Barry Groves

Tulare-Kings California Career Pathways Trust (CCPT) work is featured in Jobs for the Future’s report “Two Years into CCPT: Many Challenges & Great Promise” by Milbrey McLaughlin, Valerie Lundy-Wagner, & Barry Groves. A spotlight on”Promising Practice: INNOVATE Tulare-Kings” appears on page 27 in the full report. “Some consortia are working to develop tools that can assess […]

Check out the 2015-16 ITK Annual Report!

“We want to create those WOW moments when students dig deep and realize their true talent and potential. We believe these investments will inspire higher number of students to seek higher education.They will have a better chance at higher wage jobs which drives economic growth. And, of course, this helps build a strong talent pipeline.” […]

TK SunPower Summer Solar Energy Academy 2016

“SunPower is proud of this relationship not only because it was the first school district partner who asked us to their CTE education initiatives, but because Innovate T-K has been a leader in innovative, effective and game-changing CTE education programming!” Renee Solari, Program Manager, Educational Services at SunPower Corporation   “SunPower Corporation has been a […]

Workforce Data Newsletter | Volume 1, Issue 3

Compared to January 2015, the January 2016 Tulare County Employment Report shows a decrease in the unemployment rate and an increase in employment. Additional highlights from the recent report include: Tulare County’s unemployment rate was 12.3 percent in January 2016, down from the year-ago estimate of 13.7 percent and up from a revised 12.2 percent […]

Aspen Institute – Collective Impact for Opportunity Youth

“This report is intended to serve as a call-to-action for communities to bring together systems and stakeholders to improve outcomes for Opportunity Youth and to provide a high-level framework for a collective impact approach that will enable them to do so.” “We define Opportunity Youth as youth between the ages of 16 and 24 who […]

National Association of Workforce Boards – The Road to Sector Success

“An increasing number of workforce boards are using sectoral strategies to strengthen their outreach to the business community in their area and to build stronger links with regional economic development efforts. Success among workforce boards using this strategy points to lessons learned that can be used by other boards considering a sector approach. This guide […]

Aspen Institute Workforce Strategies Initiative – Sector Strategies in Brief

“This publication is designed to provide a concise overview of the elements and outcomes associated with sector work. Created as a companion to Sectoral Strategies for Low-Income Workers: Lessons from the Field, the piece includes a concise definition of the sector strategy, key outcomes achieved by sector program participants and examples of several innovative sector […]