Pathways to Prosperity Institute

Pathways to Prosperity Institute 

Summary of the Pathways to Prosperity Institute:


The California Department of Education, in collaboration with the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, the California Workforce Investment Board, and the Pathways to Prosperity Network hosted a Pathways to Prosperity Institute in Sacramento, Clovis, and Los Angeles in December 2013. The institute shared strategies on how education and industry worked together to create high-quality career pathway programs aligned with the local and regional needs of business and industry.


The Institute had representatives from the Pathways to Prosperity Project at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Jobs for the Future,  and Boston Private Industry Council to discuss the following topics:


·         Developing sustainable collaborations between educational agencies and businesses;

·         Creating regional career pathways aligned to local labor market needs;

·         Integrating academic and career-based learning aligned to high-need, high-growth, and emerging regional economic sectors; and

·         Establishing effective work-based learning programs between educational agencies and businesses.

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Sacramento Institute: 
December 17, 2013

The Vision and Opportunity

The Challenge: A national and International Perspective


Partnership in Action: A Regional Perspective

The Role of Intermediary Organizations in Engaging Employers and Providing Workplace Learning

Designing 9-14 Career Pathways

Implementing Early and Sustained Information and Exporation

Wrap Up and Next Steps

Clovis Institute: 
December 18, 2013

Breakout Session with Dr. Nancy Hoffman

Breakout Session with Josh Bruno

Breakout session with Bob Schwartz

A National and International Perspective

A Regional Perspective