Employer Engagement

Leads:

  • Cassandra Storey, Dean, Continuing Education
  • Margie Fritch, Dean, Career and Extended Education, Palomar College
  • Kevin McMackin, Director of Strategic Partnerships

Purpose

  • To establish a collaborative employer engagement strategy for workforce development across the San Diego and Imperial Counties region.

Goals (draft)

  • Develop a regional employer engagement strategy and corresponding implementation plan.
  • Develop and implement streamlined and coordinated processes (standard operating procedures) for a single method of employer engagement. 
  • Determine the KSAs required for occupations within each sector.
  • Systematically engage with employers within each of the sectors.
  • Leverage resources across workforce development/preparation institutions.

Outcomes

  • A regional employer engagement strategy and corresponding implementation plan that addresses both regional and local (college) needs
  • Streamlined and coordinated opportunities for employer engagement

Leading Indicators

  • TBD

Workgroup Materials and Resources

  • Regional model 

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