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WEDD Online Learning Portal

Grantee Resources

Welcome to the WEDD Online Learning Portal for Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy (DWM). This interactive learning tool is designed for DWM Key Talent and Extended Operations personnel who are new in their roles, as well as for existing team members who would like to review or clarify information pertaining to DWM.

Onboarding & Professional Development

1.0 Logistics »

This section provides the essentials for jump-starting in your role as DWM Key Talent and Extended Operations personnel.

2.0 System Overview »

This section provides helpful links and resources on the background of the DWM framework and an orientation to the important work that is accomplished by DWM Key Talent and Extended Operations personnel.

3.0 Supervisor of Record for DWM 2.0 »

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

4.0 Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) Resources »

TAPs are professionals retained by the Chancellor’s Office to provide expertise and technical assistance to the field and to aid in the execution of the Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and Economy framework. Learn more about who they are and what they do in this section.

5.0 Data Tools »

Accurate and timely data is essential for the successful planning for, and execution of, Doing What MATTERS. Stay abreast of market trends with the resources in this section.

6.0 Reporting & Common Metrics »

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.

7.0 System Partners »

DWM is all about regional planning with key stakeholder groups in education, business and industry, and workforce development. Learn more about how to connect with these partners in this section.

Toolkits

1.0 Communications Toolkit »

The DWM brand is a highly visible and promoted brand 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.

2.0 Workforce: Regional Reality Toolkit »

Because a regional collaborative approach is effective at preparing students for college and careers, this toolkit shares insights from the field. Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy framework provides this Regional Reality Tool Kit to support stakeholders in developing and sharing best practices.

3.0 Apprenticeship Toolkit »

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

4.0 Contract Education Toolkit »

Business and industry have a need for workforce training, and this toolkit shares basic information about Contract Education and tools and templates that can be used by the community college contract education professional in serving this important target audience.

5.0 Program Viability Toolkit »

Business and industry have a need for workforce training, and this toolkit shares basic information about Contract Education and tools and templates that can be used by the community college contract education professional in serving this important target audience.


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