Workforce Training

Graduates of a unique community college program called HireLAX are building the newest terminal at the L.A. airport. Students in the firefighting academy at Lake Tahoe Community College are changing the face of the firefighting profession. Miramar College helps fill demand for biotechnology workers. Discover high-paying careers in agriculture being taught at the “Farm of the Future” in Coalinga.

Inside California Education brings compelling stories from all over the Golden State about California’s complex, evolving, and innovative public education system. It focuses on how public education’s challenges, opportunities, and successes impact students, parents, teachers, administrators, policymakers and others. Stories range from pre-kindergarten to twelfth grade, and include special education, adult education, vocational training, local funding issues, and groundbreaking new education programs. It also profiles some of the heroes making a daily difference in the lives of California’s six million public school students.

For more information about Inside California Education visit insidecaled.org


Funding for the Inside California Education series is made possible by:

Imagine the Possiblitites CA lottery

Stuart Foundation

Full Inside California Education Episodes

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Community Colleges – Exploring Careers

Nursing careers, wine careers, electric car careers, transfers, aviation careers

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Community Colleges – A Higher Education

4-year degrees, ranch management, first-generation students, theater, urban farming

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Diving into Marine Science

Cabrillo High School Aquarium, Educating Detained Youth, Day in the Life, Budget Crisis

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Old Clothes, New Hope

High School Thrift Store, Academic Decathlon, Tony Thurmond, School Farms


Additional funding provided by:

Schools Financial Credit Union

Schools Insurance Authority, Capitol Advisors Group, LLC, California Association of School Business Officials, Association of California School Administrators, California Teachers Association, California Parent Teachers Association, California School Employees Association, California School Boards Association, California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators, California Federation of Teachers, California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, School Services of California, Inc., Los Rios Federation of Teachers