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California Workforce Pathways

The Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee plans to address workforce pathways to support California’s regional economies.

The California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee (CWPJAC) plans to address systems alignment policies specific to career pathways within the context of recent and future state and federal investments. In this way, California will be well positioned to take advantage of the strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act and determine how those federal funds may complement and further California’s policy objectives regarding workforce pathways in the state’s regional economies.


California Perkins V State Plan Public Comment

The CWPJAC is seeking feedback from the public on the Draft California Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Perkins V) State Plan. The CWPJAC approved the Draft California Perkins V State Plan for public feedback at their November 25, 2019 meeting.

The public feedback window for the Draft California Perkins V State Plan will open on December 2, 2019, and close on January 3, 2020.

To provide feedback on the Perkins V State Plan please visit WestEd External link opens in new window or tab..

Public comments received will be used to finalize the California Perkins V State Plan, as well as inform the future development of the Comprehensive California State Plan for CTE.


Public Meeting Notices, Agendas, and Minutes

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2019 Public Meeting Notices, Agendas, and Minutes
2018 Public Meeting Notices, Agendas, and Minutes
2017 Public Meeting Notices, Agendas, and Minutes


The meeting agendas of the CWPJAC cover a range of educational issues focusing on vocational/career technical education as outlined by California Education Code 12053. The issues on the CWPJAC agendas are of interest to educators, state and local policy makers, parents and guardians, students, industry, and community members. The public is welcome.

Generally speaking, the agenda and agenda items, including any supporting materials that are electronically available, will be uploaded ten days prior to the CWPJAC’s meeting. The supporting materials (e.g., attachments, addendums, CWPJAC commentary, or related reports) will be listed below the item number as they become available electronically. The agenda items and supporting materials may be downloaded by selecting the appropriate hyperlink.

For agenda materials, please contact Lisa Reimers, by e–mail at lreimers@cde.ca.gov, or by telephone at 916-322-1762.


California Workforce Pathways Joint Advisory Committee Mailing List

Join the CWPJAC Mailing List to be notified, via e-mail, when new or updated information is available.

Questions:   Lisa Reimers | lreimers@cde.ca.gov | 916-322-1762
Last Reviewed: Monday, December 2, 2019
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