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LA COE Presents Insights Into the Future of the State's Labor Market

Where is the California labor market headed over the next decade? That was the topic on hand at the 2023 Career Technical Education Fall Conference in Rancho Mirage where Los Angeles Center of Excellence Director Luke Meyer recently served as a keynote speaker.

LA COE Presents Green Jobs Findings at Climate Conference

Emerging careers in response to climate change have been garnering attention as business leaders and policy makers look toward an evolving blue and green economy.

Meet Christopher Chen, LA COE's Newest Addition to the Team

The Los Angeles Center of Excellence is pleased to welcome Christopher Chen as a research and data analyst. Christopher brings with him a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology at Claremont Graduate University. His research focus encompasses job and career crafting, talent management, work engagement, human potential, and the future of work.

LA COE's Director Presents at Climate Change Conference

On June 27th, Luke Meyer, director of the Los Angeles Center of Excellence (COE), was a featured speaker at an event examining the role of community colleges in building resilience to climate change.

Collaborative Reports Analyzing Los Angeles Regional Economy Now Available

Since 2017, the Los Angeles Center of Excellence (COE) has been part of a productive regional collaboration with the Center for a Competitive Workforce (CCW) which spurred the creation of more than 20 deep-dive reports analyzing the varied facets of Los Angeles’ vibrant economy.

A Sincere Thank You To LA COE’s Juan Madrigal

The Los Angeles Center of Excellence (COE) would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank Assistant Director Juan Madrigal, who has served our team for over 10 years, for his dedication and expertise as he moves forward to the next stage of his career.

LA COE Contributes to Study on New, Emerging Sector: The Ocean Economy

The Los Angeles Center of Excellence (COE) recently collaborated on a pioneering study examining the ocean economy and how it fuels Los Angeles County’s overall economic activity.

LA COE Hosts LMI 101 Sessions For Stakeholders In LA County

This spring, Los Angeles Center of Excellence (COE) Director Luke Meyer and Assistant Director Juan Madrigal presented findings examining the region’s in-demand and high-paying occupations to faculty, administrators, and community leaders from El Camino College, West Los Angeles College, and Bonita Unified School District.

Open Positions at Health Care Companies Dominate 2022 Job Postings

An analysis conducted by the Los Angeles County Center of Excellence (COE) shows that health care companies have a much greater concentration of job postings in 2022 than any other sector in the county.