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MDCP Events

Regional Muti-Industry Advisory Reconvening
Apr
24
11:00 AM11:00

Regional Muti-Industry Advisory Reconvening

  • Desert / Mountain Educational Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

MDCP is reconvening with industry and government partners across all sectors to review our year in progress and re-evaluate our efforts to ensure authentic alignment between education and industry.  This work is dedicated to ensuring that businesses get the quality employees they need with the technical skills required to help those businesses excel.

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Sweet Genius Competition
Nov
30
9:00 AM09:00

Sweet Genius Competition

Come indulge your sweet tooth as students from Apple Valley USD, Barstow USD, Hesperia USD, Snowline JUSD, Lucerne Valley USD, and Victor Valley UHSD compete to see which team can create the most delectable holiday treats and earn the title of Sweet Geniuses 2018.

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Chopped Competition
Nov
2
8:00 AM08:00

Chopped Competition

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Come witness the culinary "chops" of students from Apple Valley USD, Barstow USD, Hesperia USD, Snowline JUSD, Lucerne Valley USD, and Victor Valley UHSD as they compete to see which team can transform the secret basket ingredients into the most memorable dishes and be crowned Chopped Champions 2018.

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Oct
12
10:00 AM10:00

Child Development Advisory

  • Victor Valley College - CHDV Building (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The annual VVC Child Development Advisory will be Friday, Oct 12 from 10am to 12pm. Parking passes will not be required.  Participants are being asked to park in lot “C” across from the CHDV building.  Campus police will not be ticketing that lot the morning of our meeting.

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Regional Advisory - Energy, Construction, and Utilities
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Regional Advisory - Energy, Construction, and Utilities

Description

Please join us for invigorating conversations, bringing together educators and business professionals, to discover the latest advanced transportation & renewable energy trends, industry demands, employment skills needed, and training practices.


- GOAL -

To design curricula and programs responsive to industry needs; preparing a highly-skilled workforce.

- SWP/IEDRC/IEEP PARTNERSHIP -

Funded by the Strong Workforce Program and coordinated by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership (IEEP), in collaboration with the Inland Empire Desert Regional Consortia (IEDRC), our collective goal is to better prepare our current/future workforce to meet industry needs. The Strong Workforce program aims to streamline, enhance, and expand Career Technical Education (CTE) offerings at all Inland Empire community colleges. IEEP supports this effort by inviting industry leaders to participate in shaping current and future CTE offerings.

For more information please contact Jon Caffery at jcaffery@collegeofthedesert.edu or (760) 862-1393

Please use this link to see more information and to register for this event: Eventbrite Energy Construction and Utilities Registration

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Victor Valley College Composite Technician Open House
May
10
5:00 PM17:00

Victor Valley College Composite Technician Open House

  • Southern California Logistics Airport (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Talk about responsive to industry!  If you want a great job in an in-demand field, you do not want to miss the Open House and Recruitment event for VVC's new Composite Technician Certificate program.  This is going to be a stellar addition to an already dynamite program.  We regularly hear from industry that they need skilled individuals who can work with composites.  What are you waiting for?

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Click below for a flyer with additional program details.  

And if you don't know what a Composite Technician does, here are a couple short videos to whet the appetite.

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May
1
11:30 AM11:30

Regional Career Technical Education Advisory

  • Desert / Mountain Educational Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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MDCP is hosting a conversation to ensure authentic alignment between education and industry to ensure that businesses get the quality employees they need with the technical skills required to help those businesses excel.

Snapshot of content to be discussed (full Agenda linked below):

  1. Industry Certificates, Credentials and Degrees
  2. Outdated vs. In-Demand Skills
  3. Current Industry issues we can collectively problem solve
  4. New employee gaps and needs
  5. Student and teacher internships, mentors, etc.
  6. How to ensure the students' education and training are of value to local business
  7. Grant funded purchasing feedback
  8. How to recruit more males/females in certain industries

AGENDA - May 1, 2018 Regional Advisory

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