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WEDD Grantees

Operational Tools

This is the first stop for organizations that have been granted funding under the Workforce and Economic Development Division’s Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy (DWM). This online portal is designed to give DWM Key Talent and Extended Operations personnel information they need to fulfill their roles and align with the CCCCO’s Vision for Success framework.

The portal is divided into two sections: Onboarding Tools to support newcomers with basic operational information, and eBooks & Toolkits that provide processes, tools and templates for designing innovations to support Vision for Success metrics.


Onboarding

1.0 Starter Kit »

To get you up and running in your role as Key Talent or Extended Operations, we’ve put the essentials you need to in one place.

2.0 System Overview »

Here are some resources to familiarize you with the DWM framework, its background and the different roles that Key Talent and Extended Operations personnel play in this extensive collaborative effort.

3.0 System Partners »
4.0 Supervisor Guidance »

This section is for onboarding those in a supervisory role for DWM 2.0

5.0 Technical Assistance Providers (TAP) »

TAPs support DWM by providing expertise and technical assistance to the field and helping to execute the DWM framework. This group consists of professionals contracted by the Chancellor’s Office. The resources here will help you learn more about who they are and what they do. The information sheets are formatted for printing and sharing.

6.0 Data Tools »

To successfully plan and execute the DWM framework, accurate and timely data are essential. This section gives you resources to stay abreast of market trends.

7.0 Grant Reporting »

DWM has multiple reporting and common metrics as we move the needle for students, jobs and a strong economy. This section provides important information and links for reporting and metrics.

All grantees (RC’s, SN’s, DSN’s, COE’s TAP’s and TA for Contract Ed) need to report expenditures in the expenditure system. If there are any questions regarding expenditure reporting, please contact your monitor.

eBooks & Toolkits

1.0 Brand Toolkit & Guidelines »

The DWM brand is highly visible and promoted with a multitude of target audiences, including students, business and industry, elected officials and key stakeholders. This toolkit provides resources to maintain consistency with the DWM brand while adhering to the CCCCO guidelines.

2.0 Sector Strategy eBook »

This section provides WEDD grantees with an overview, framework and a case study of how sector strategies can be used to support the Vision for Success.

3.0 Sector Strategy Toolkit »
4.0 B2B Engage® CRM Technology ePlaybook »

WEDD grantees have been assigned a user seat in Business U’s B2B Engage® CRM platform which has been configured specifically for the needs of community college stakeholders. The platform is designed to automate workflow processes, proactively conduct communications and outreach, manage contacts and support collaboration.

5.0 Apprenticeship Toolkit »

Apprenticeships are critical, work-based learning opportunities for students. This toolkit houses information about grants, programs, rules and regulations, as well as research and additional resources relating to apprenticeships.

6.0 Contract Education Toolkit »

This toolkit is for Contract Education professionals at community colleges. It provides basic information, as well as tools and templates, about Contract Education - a partnership whereby the community college provides customized workforce training for business and industry.


The Opportunity
For community colleges to become essential catalysts to California’s economic recovery and jobs creation at the local, regional and state levels.

The Strategy
Doing What MATTERS for jobs and the economy is a four-pronged framework to respond to the call of our nation, state, and regions to close the skills gap. The four prongs are:

  • Give Priority for Jobs and the Economy
  • Make Room for Jobs and the Economy
  • Promote Student Success
  • Innovate for Jobs and the Economy
California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office