Taking a look at Career Pathway Data

IEBC Vice President Jordan Horowitz is pleased to be part of the Career Pathway Data Advisory Committee at Mathematica Policy Research meeting this week in Oakland, California. An invited member of the committee, Jordan brings lessons learned from IEBC's work-based-learning data pilot project with Linked Learning in California to inform and improve work-based-learning efforts nationally.

Catching the Student Voice

Wanting to integrate the student voice into important decision-making? Using the right tools for the job will reap benefits. Go beyond outdated research methods to truly connect with the attitudes, opinions and behaviors of an increasingly diverse student body.  Use the digital world to understand how your students experience your institution.


CCPT Award of $7.7 million goes to Sutter County

Congratulations to Sutter County! IEBC is pleased to be a partner in the California Career Pathways Trust $7.7 million grant. The Sutter County Superintendent of Schools is the lead on behalf of the Northern California STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math) Pathways Consortium, which operates STEM-focused career technical education programs in the counties of Colusa, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba.

Collaboration Expanding

Building on their collaborative history, Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and the Grossmont Union High School District have formed  the East County Education Alliance. In an unprecedented joint board meeting, the Alliance will share its progress.  IEBC is assisting in this work.

Expanding Services in California

As community colleges in California work to implement their student equity plans, IEBC continues to provide assistance, facilitating their progress as the tough work of connecting what the data reveals to scalable projects continues. Workshops on data use and project management are among the services we’ve been providing.

CLICK here to see our selection of new data use workshops.
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Read about California’s Golden Opportunity in the IEBC May Newsletter.

In a Michael & Susan Dell Foundation blogpost, “Improving Response Time in Education,” Brad Phillips, IEBC President/CEO asks if we are measuring the right indicators for student performance and suggests shifting the focus from lagging to leading indicators.  Read it here.

Education’s “pea in the mattresses” – A tale of layers and royal domains  Sometimes the most obvious education solutions are the hardest to get attention for, much less implement.  In a commentary in Medium by IEBC’s Brad Phillips and John Yopp, they argue that we need to do more about integrating K-12 and higher.  Read it here.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Robert J. Baird to the IEBC staff as Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships and Frances Valdovinos, M.ED, to the IEBC staff as District Liaison.

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