Building a Smarter Workforce

More then 400 Coachella Valley businesses participate in program

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More than 7,000 Coachella Valley students participated in pipeline or career academies.
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The Coachella Valley Regional Plan for College and Career Readiness outlines how business and education collaborate to develop, refine, and sustain career pathways for local students.

The plan includes career explorations and in-school career academies around specific industries such as healthcare, digital arts, culinary arts, and renewable energy; work-based learning, such as internships, job shadowing, mentoring, and faculty externships; scholarships in conjunction with community matching partners; and student financial aid, counseling, and support services.

Here are some of the results from 2014:



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