California Career Pathways Trust Grant (STREAM)


In July 2014, the California Legislature passed and the Governor signed into law the California Education Code, sections 53010 through 53016, and the Budget Act of 2014, Statutes 2014, creating the California Career Pathways Trust. YCOE has received a grant to accomplish the following:
  • Fund specialists in work-based learning, as defined in Section 51760.1 of the Education Code, to convene, connect, measure, or broker efforts to establish or enhance a locally defined career pathways program that connects school districts, county superintendents of schools, charter schools, and community colleges with business entities
  • Establish regional collaborative relationships and partnerships with business entities, community organizations, and local institutions of post-secondary education
  • Develop and integrate standards-based academics with a career-relevant, sequenced curriculum following industry-themed pathways that are aligned to high-need, high-growth, or emerging regional economic sectors
  • Provide articulated pathways to post-secondary education aligned with regional economies
  • Leverage and build on any of the following:
    • Existing structures, requirements, and resources of the Carl D. Perkins, California Partnership Academies, and regional occupational programs, including staff knowledge, community relationships, and course development
    • Matching resources and in-kind contributions from public, private, and philanthropic sources
    • The California Community Colleges Economic and Workforce Development Program and its sector strategies and deputy sector navigators
    • Participation in the local California Community Colleges Skills Panel
Yolo County Office of Education is the co-lead with Sutter Superintendent of Schools of the 4-County Consortium serving students in grades 7-14 in Colusa, Sutter, Yuba and Yolo Counties. Our goal is to prepare students for college and careers in high wage/high demand industries.

Yolo County School District Pathways:

  • Davis JUSD: Animal Science & Food Services
  • Esparto USD: Plant Science & Food Services
  • Washington USD: Food Services
  • Winters JUSD: Food Services
  • Woodland JUSD: Plant Science, Computer Repair/Networking, Services and Networking, Food Services, Criminal Justice, Legal & Law


STREAM Focus Areas

  • Improve Student Transition into Post-secondary Education, Training and Employment
  • Prepare Students for the 21st Century Workforce
  • Build and Integrate Work Based Learning
  • Align Career Pathways with Industry Needs and Standards and Post-secondary Programs
  • Integrate core academics and career technical education
  • Create opportunities for Course Articulations and Dual Enrollment
  • Provide Professional Development and Update Classroom Equipment to meet Industry standards

Contact:

Lori Perez
Director
530-668-3776

Selyna Leach
Administrative Secretary
530-668-3738

Karen Swan
College and Career Specialist
530-668-3736

Eric Banuelos
Adult Ed. Workforce Specialist
530-668-3717