Orange County

The Orange County region is home to nine community colleges and one adult education center.


Statewide Analysis of Water and Wastewater Occupations Released

In partnership with industry representatives from the Water Energy Education Alliance (WEEA), the Orange County and San Diego/Imperial Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research (COE) co-led a 15-month research project that has culminated in the release of a new report, California Workforce Needs in the Water/Wastewater Industry.

Get to Know OC COE’s Newly-Hired Assistant Director, Jacob Poore

The OC COE created a brand-new position, Assistant Director, which was recently filled by its very own Mr. Jacob Poore, previously the OC COE’s Research Analyst. We sat down with Jacob to get to know him a bit and learn his thoughts about his new role.


Jesse Crete, Ed.D.

Regional Director

(714) 564-5521

Jacob Poore

Assistant Director

(714) 480-7555

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