South Central Coast

News Update Archive

South Central Coast COE Presents at SCCRC Adult Pathways Summit

Dr. Adele Hermann, director of the South Central Coast Center of Excellence (COE), provided in February an overview of the adult education population in the region at a summit to explore strategies to expand and promote adult education enrollment and completion.

South Central Coast COE Co-hosts Workforce Needs in the Construction Sector Webinar

South Central Coast COE Director, Dr. Adele Hermann, along with fellow COE Directors, shared findings from the Construction Sector Workforce Study on October 28th.

Headline: New Study On Construction Worker Hiring Needs In Four Regions Of California

The Centers of Excellence for Labor Market Research have published a study examining employer hiring needs for construction workers in four regions of California—the Far North, Bay, Central Valley/Mother Lode, and South Central Coast.

Meet the South Central Coast COE’s New Research Analyst

The South Central Coast Center of Excellence is pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Shawn Kern.

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.”

Introducing News Updates From The South Central Coast COE

The South Central Coast Center of Excellence (COE) provides objective labor market analysis for eight community colleges in four counties—San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, and northern Los Angeles.