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Workforce Development

Community Colleges as a Mechanism for Economic Mobility and Talent Pipeline for the Public Sector Workforce

A growing number of government officials are taking action to close labor market gaps by tearing the paper ceiling– removing four-year degree requirements for roles in the public sector. Community colleges have a uniquely powerful role to play in helping STARs achieve economic mobility.

Meeting the Workforce Needs of Today & Tomorrow: Current Efforts & Federal Opportunities

While the nation is grappling with workforce shortages due to retiring baby boomers and technological advancements, community colleges are offering short-term programs to address demand. Yet, federal investment, such as Workforce Pell, is essential for broad access and success in filling critical fields.

How Community and Technical Colleges Are Building the Bioeconomy Workforce

More federal investment in emerging technology job training at community colleges is needed to fully unlock pathways to good jobs in the bioeconomy.

Building Diversity in Tech with Community College Programs

From tech diversity to innovation, community colleges play a vital role. Explore the NSF's support in shaping America's tech workforce through community college initiatives.

4 things to know about how students view community college AI education

As AI education expands at community colleges, student voices matter in responding to building quality workforce programs. New America documents the experiences and perceptions of the first crop of students in community college AI programs.
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