An initiative sponsored by the California Department of Education. Its goals are to:
The Diablo Gateways to Innovation (DGI) Consortium is a coalition of 10 school districts in 3 counties, 4 community colleges, one Cal State University, 2 County Offices of Education, 2 Regional Occupational Programs, and 2 Workforce Investment Boards
The DGI sponsored Educator Externship is a unique professional development opportunity connecting the classroom to the workplace. The experience places educators within industry to develop relationships with employers, observe work first hand, and gain valuable skills and knowledge that can be transferred back to the classroom. Educator Externships are available to both K-12 and Community College educators who are part of the DGI consortium.
Details for the 2017 Educator Externship program will be available soon.
During the first week of November, Antioch Chief of Police, Allan Cantando, visited Political Science classes and the football team at Los Medanos College to recruit for an upcoming internship, and also speak about local issues, life as an officer, and why career exploration is critical for future success.