The Partnership has a long history of offering technical assistance and networking opportunities to help businesses grow and thrive in the San Gabriel Valley. Now, as we expand our services to meet the needs of the region, we are helping businesses collaborate with educational institutions to expand the pool of skilled and work-ready graduates and professionals in growing job sectors in the San Gabriel Valley.
We are currently hosting practical, virtual internships for students from the K12 Foothill Consortium at excellent companies in the San Gabriel Valley. Please considering making a contribution to support these interns by donating to their internship funds.
Read details about the programs below.
The K12 Foothill ConsortiumThe K12 Foothill Consortium represents Azusa, Charter Oak, Duarte and Monrovia Unified School Districts’ career technical education (CTE) pathways and industry stakeholders. The end goal is to provide a locally sourced talent pool for these high growth industries while providing great paying jobs for Generation Z so they can afford to stay in our communities and thrive! Career technical education is crucial to close the skills gap in our economy in order to remain globally competitive. The San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership is proud to be a partner in this worthy investment.
The Facts About Career Technical Education (CTE)
80% of students who take CTE in high school are successful in reaching their college and career goals.
Students who take CTE pathways earn 31% more than their peers 8 years after high school graduation.
The K12 Foothill Consortium Virtual Summer Internship Program has officially launched! High school graduates and rising seniors hailing from Azusa, Charter Oak, Duarte and Monrovia Unified School Districts CTE programs are gaining key experience with our founding hosts.
National Intern Day: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Join an Industry-Specific Advisory Board to Keep Career Technical Education Relevant
Contact Amy Foell firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.