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Joel Schwartz

Joel Schwartz

Senior Consultant, Blue Sky Consulting Group

Joel Schwartz is a Senior Consultant with the Blue Sky Consulting Group and has more than 20 years of experience in public policy analysis, public finance, and data analytics. He has worked on a range of BSCG projects in education, environment, health care, and tax policy.

Mr. Schwartz previously worked as a Visiting Scholar with the American Enterprise Institute, Senior Policy Analyst with the Legislative Analyst's Office, and Executive Officer of the California Inspection and Maintenance Review Committee. He has also worked at the RAND Corporation, the South Coast Air Quality Management District, and the Coalition for Clean Air.

Mr. Schwartz holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Cornell University and a master's degree in planetary science from the California Institute of Technology.

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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
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