Skills gap

MT Releases Report on Postsecondary Labor Market Outcomes and Supply/Demand

Jenna Leventoff
Monday, September 18, 2017

Last week, Montana’s Department of Labor & Industry (MTDLI) and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE) released a new report entitled "Meeting State Worker Demand: A report on the Labor Market Outcomes for Montana Colleges." The report answers two particularly important questions:

          (1) Are Montana’s colleges producing enough graduates to meet employer demand? and

Workforce Data Explained: Using Data to Narrow California Skills Gaps

Christina Pena
Monday, December 19, 2016

WDQC interviewed Jillian Leufgen, Program Analyst with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy, about the strides made toward understanding student success in California’s labor market.

Jillian Leufgen of the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office talks to WDQC

California Task Force Addresses Skills Gap

by Jenna Leventoff
Thursday, December 10, 2015

The California Community College Board of Governors’ Task Force on Workforce, Job Creation, and a Strong Economy released 25 recommendations intended to help the community college system prepare students for the workforce and close California’s skills gap. The recommendations were based on input from over 1,200 stakeholders, including community college staff, employers, labor organizations, and workforce training entities.

State Work in CTE

by Michelle Massie
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

All but three states had regulatory or legislative action that impacted career and technical education (CTE) last year, according to a new report released by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). NASDCTEc and ACTE are both WDQC partners.