Strong Workforce Program
April 17, 2019
The Strong Workforce Program is excited to announce the 2019 SWP Summer Externs! We received a record number of applications this year and are please to award externships to the following individuals:
Automotive, Motorcycle, Construction & Building Maintenance
Broadcast Electronic Media Arts
Culinary Arts & Hospitality Studies
Visual Media Design
New Student Counseling
Library & Learning Resources
March 13, 2019
SWP Faculty Summer Externship Application Now Available:
5:00 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019
November 30, 2018
Perkins/SWP RFP Now Available:
Request for Proposals (RFP) 2019-2020
5:00 p.m. Thursday, February 14, 2019
Upcoming Workshops: Request for Proposals
Combined Categorical Funding Opportunity
Adult Education, Perkins, and Strong Workforce Program
RFP Workshop Flyer
We are hosting two workshops in January to assist interested applicants with the proposal development process for 2019-2020 Adult Education, Perkins and Strong Workforce Program Funding. Though not required, all interested parties are encouraged to attend one of the following workshops (the same content will be presented at both workshops):
WORKSHOP 1: WEBINAR
Wednesday, January 23
Phone: (646) 876-9923 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 490 695 176
WORKSHOP 2: IN PERSON
Thursday, January 24
Rosenberg Library, Room 518
In early January, we will send out an Outlook invitation to these workshops.
If you are unable to attend one of the workshops, a recording of the
webinar and a copy of the presentation and materials will be posted
In addition, the Office of Workforce and Economic Development is available to provide technical assistance during the application process. Please contact one of the following administrators if you have any questions:
Dean, Workforce Development
Associate Dean, Career Education Pathways, Strong Workforce Program
February 26, 2018
Strong Workforce Program Externship Applications Now Open!
Strong Workforce Program is accepting applications for summer 2018 externships. Please carefully review the funding announcement and apply online (NOTE: please use Firefox, Safari, or Internet Explorer to apply online).
All applications must be received by no later than 5:00pm on March 16, 2018.
February 6, 2018
Perkins/SWP Application Deadline Extended
The deadline to submit Perkins/SWP funding applications has been extended to 4:00pm on Monday, February 12, 2018. Please submit your completed application to the Perkins office in Cloud 404 (Ocean Campus) by this time.
More news and announcements can be found in our news archive.
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January 25, 2018
Perkins/SWP RFP Workshop Content
Please review the following workshop content for support completing your Perkins/SWP application. Further questions can be directed to John Halpin at firstname.lastname@example.org or Alina Varona at email@example.com.
- PowerPoint presentation from 1/24/18 and 1/25/18 (PDF)
- Webinar recording from 1/24/18 (link to YouTube)
- Webinar chat notes from 1/24/18
- Summary of questions and responses from in-person workshop on 1/25/18
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December 8, 2017
Perkins/SWP RFP Now Available
All applications must be received at the Perkins office at Cloud 404 (Ocean Campus) by no later than 4:00pm on Thursday, February 8, 2018.
The application deadline has been extended to 4:00pm on Monday, February 12, 2018.
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October 27, 2017
Perkins/SWP Allocation Subcommittee Meeting
The CTE Steering Committee Perkins/SWP Allocation Subcommittee Meeting will convene on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 10:00am-12:00pm at Rosenberg 518 to discuss proposed changes to the Perkins/SWP RFP timeline and review rubric. Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome to attend.
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October 3, 2017
More & Better CTE at CCSF
More & Better CTE (MBCTE) is a statewide initiative developed by CCCAOE and supported by CCCCO Doing What Matters to empower CTE professionals to strengthen their programs by accessing state and regional resources, including Deputy Sector Navigators (DSNs) and the LaunchBoard data center.
MBCTE events are hosted at community colleges throughout the state, and the event at CCSF was held on October 3, 2017 from 12:00-6:00 in MUB 140.
Take a look at the More & Better CTE event page for more information.
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Spring 2018 Class Section Rollover
Applications for Spring 2018 Class Section Rollover now closed.
Welcome to Strong Workforce Program
The Strong Workforce Program funding presents an exciting opportunity to strengthen Career and Technical Education enrollment at CCSF, address existing gaps in funding for CTE programs, spur innovation in CTE offerings, and put in place a solid infrastructure for CTE program delivery.
We will use this page to link to resources, meeting dates and post other relevant information.
We are currently implementing the strategic plan that was approved in December 2016. We plan to update the plan as needed to meet future goals. Below is a link to the final plan. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or would like to join upcoming meetings.
The Office of Workforce & Economic Development announces the release of the 2017-18 Applications for Perkins & Strong Workforce Program funds. The Request for Proposals and application forms can be found on the Perkins Funding News page on our CTE website:
SWP Task Force Update:
The task force completed its 2016 goals and finalized the strategic plan for SWP funding. The Academic Senate approved the plan.
• Final SWP Strategic Plan (Word document)
The group will continue to meet in 2017 to discuss ways to optimize SWP funding.
TASK FORCE MEETING DATES
DECEMBER 5, 2016 3-5pm, MUB 240
1. Welcome – Beth Cataldo
a. Review of SWP Task Force work to date
2. Update/Work to Date on FY 2016-2017 SWP Expenditure Plan –
a. Update on progress to date
b. Review of timeline and tasks for completion
3. Discussion of Revised CCSF SWP Strategic Plan – Beth,
a. Review final draft of SWP Strategic Plan, incorporating feedback received to date
b. Recommendations for further changes to the revised SWP Strategic Plan
c. Discussion of Task Force recommendations for top two priorities
4. Discussion of CCSF SWP Allocation Process, FY 2017-2018 and
beyond – Beth, John Halpin
a. Update on progress on combined CTE program application and opportunities for input
5. Regional SWP funding update
6. Next Steps – Beth, Theresa
Additional Meeting Dates for Fall 2016:
-- CTE Steering Committee Meeting: Dec. 6, 10 am-12 pm
-- CTE Coffee Chat, Dec. 13 at 1:30 pm
NOVEMBER 21, 2016 3-5pm, MUB 240
2. Discussion of second draft of SWP Strategic Plan
a. Review second draft of SWP Strategic Plan
b. Recommendations of further additions
c. Review of proposed attachments:
• Doing What Matters Strong Workforce Program Metrics
• Centers of Excellence (COE) Bay Area Regional Labor Market Assessment
• CCSF Office of Institutional Research and Planning Program Funding Matrix
3. Discussion of SWP Allocation Process
a. For FY 2016–17:
• Update on progress
• Review of FY 2016–17 Local Expenditure Plan memo and application
b. For next year and beyond
• Solicit input for combined CTE program application
• Discuss internal SWP allocations framework
NOVEMBER 7, 2016 3-5pm, MUB 240
• Meeting Highlights (posted 11/9/16)
2. Review of Institutional Goals
a. Educational Master Plan and Board Goals
b. Equity Plan Introduction
c. Matrix of Different CCSF Initiatives and their focus
d. Initial Draft of CCSF SWP Strategic Plan
3. Discussion of SWP Strategic Plan and Allocation
a. Update from Theresa Rowland re: Progress on Local Expenditures for FY 16-17.
b. Recommendations for SWP Strategic Plan content: CTE priorities for next three years (suggestions from faculty)
c. Recommendations for internal SWP allocations process based on Perkins application process (discussion)
The CCSF Office of Workforce and Economic Development and the Office of Research and Planning will offer a CTE workshop on sources for gathering program and labor market data on November 2, 1:30 – 3:00pm in the TLC in Batmale Hall 313. Contact David Agam [email@example.com] in Research & Planning for more information.
Lunch and Learn Seminars Archive
Thurs, 10/27/16, Noon
CTE Communication Strategy: The Rebranding of CTE in California Community Colleges with a Spotlight on EPI Tools
Thurs, 11/03/16, Noon
Enhancing Employability Skills: The New World of Work, 21st Century Skills (Curriculum)
Thurs, 11/10/16, Noon
Transition Strategy: Strengthening the College & Career Ready Pipeline with “Get Focused...Stay Focused!”
Thurs, 11/17/16, Noon
Enhancing Career Pathway Knowledge: Bolstering the Mission of the CCC with Career Pathways
Thurs, 12/01/16, Noon
Growing Our Knowledge of Work-Based Learning: Investigating the Work Based Courses Online Toolkit
Thurs, 12/08/16, Noon
Enhancing Our Perspective of Exit Points: The Relevance of Third Party Credentials in Student and Workforce Progression
Thurs, 12/15/16, Noon
Student Success Strategies: The Convergence of the Strong Workforce Implementation with SSSP & Student Equity