Corridors to Economic Growth and Employment: 1994-95 Final Report to the Governor and the Legislature.Report as inadecuate

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The Economic Development Network (ED>Net) of the California Community Colleges was designed to advance the state's economic growth and competitiveness by coordinating and facilitating workforce improvement, technology deployment, and business development initiatives. This report reviews outcomes for ED>Net for 1994-95 based on reports prepared by funded projects. First, ED>Net is described and information is provided on the historical context to and purposes for its foundation, methods through which employers can access its services, project funding categories, and barriers to access at the state and federal levels. Status reports, including information on the purpose, clients served, and sample activities, are then presented for the following ED>Net services: (1) Small Business Development/Business Resource and Assistance centers; (2) Centers for International Trade Development; (3) Workplace Learning Resources Centers; (4) Locally-Based Statewide Leadership and Technical Assistance programs; (5) Regional Environmental Business Resource and Assistance centers; (6) Centers for Applied Competitive Technologies; (7) contract education; (8) the Locally-Based Statewide Economic Development Coordination Network; (9) the Model Programs for Community Economic Development project; and (10) the Employer-Based Training and Faculty In-Service/Intensive In-Service Training programs. Appendixes provide a list of strategic partners by program, ED>Net executive committee members, an organizational/staffing chart, and sections from the California Education Code related to ED>Net reporting requirements. (HAA)

Descriptors: Community Colleges, Economic Development, Labor Force Development, Networks, Outcomes of Education, Resource Centers, School Business Relationship, Technical Assistance, Trade and Industrial Education, Two Year Colleges, Use Studies, Vocational Education

Author: Helm, Phoebe


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