South Central Coast

The South Central Coast region is home to eight community colleges serving San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and northern Los Angeles counties.


Job Posting Numbers Surpass Pre-Pandemic Totals Across the Region

An increase in job postings across the South Central Coast Region reflects a larger, national economic recovery trend following the labor market shock from the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Report: The Five Recovery Economies in the South Central Coast

Following the unforeseen labor market disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the South Central Coast Center of Excellence (COE) has prepared a regional report analyzing the five recovery economies as defined by Burning Glass Technologies in its report “After the Storm: The Jobs and Skills that will Drive the Post-Pandemic Recovery.”


Adele Hermann, Ph.D.

Regional Director

(805) 553-4625

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