Our mission is to engage business partners in regional strategies that advance economic objectives, measure impact, and enhance education and workforce partnerships.


Return on Investment

Bringing together stakeholders to evaluate the efficiency of our region's investment in creating career pathways and preparing the future workforce.

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Alignment to our Regional Economy

Aligning our regional economy's needs with economic development, workforce development and education systems paves the way for real change.

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Business Engagement & Work-Based Learning

Creating a continuum of meaningful learning experiences for our young people takes a network of dedicated and inspired employers opening their doors.

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Meet Nancy Lockwood

“Seeing through my rose-colored glasses, I see a future in which businesses bringing in interns, offering tours and job shadowing is the norm – an everyday part of being in business. In which high school interns return to that business and secure a summer job. In which students graduate high school prepared to go to […]

Meet Colby Wells

“I was born and raised in the Valley and I want to do my part to make this region successful and prosperous.  When the business community works with education we can help grow students that want to stay in the area and make a difference.” What’s the most common response we hear when we ask […]

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 […]

Meet Jeffery L. Hudson-Covolo, DNP, R.N.

“I have always had a calling to help others.  That motivation is strong and has been the guiding force in the roles I have held as a nurse.  A nurse first, and leader second.” When it comes to creating the healthcare talent pipeline, Jeffery L. Hudson-Covolo not only has a vision, he’s making it happen. […]