What is the California Career Pathways Trust Grant?

An initiative sponsored by the California Department of Education. Its goals are to:

  • Increase and strengthen Career Pathways in grades K-14 that lead to employment in fast-growing local industry sectors
  • Expand and improve partnerships between K-12 schools, community colleges, universities, Workforce Development Boards and employers
  • Provide a regional approach to Career Technical Education that benefits students and employers

Who is Diablo Gateways to Innovation?

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

Diablo Gateways in Action

DGI logo 2017 Educator Externships

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.

Antioch Chief of Police, Allan Cantando speaking to Los Medanos students

Police Services Internship provides work-based-learning opportunities for Los Medanos students

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.

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Our Focus

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Health / Bioscience

Expand and improve partnerships between K-12 schools, community colleges, universities, Workforce Development Boards and employers

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Advanced Manufacturing / Engineering

Increase and strengthen Career Pathways in grades K-14 that lead to employment in fast-growing local industry sectors

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Information & Communication Technology

Provide a regional approach to Career Technical Education that benefits students and employers

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