Workforce Implementation Committee
The Workforce Implementation Committee (2020-2022) will advance the goals and activities set forth in the CDE-EXLD Strategic Plan 2.0 and A Vision for EXL in CA: Recommendations for the Development of a Diverse and Thriving EXL Workforce, which outlines a comprehensive set of strategies to support and advance the workforce.
From 2020-2021, the Workforce Implementation Committee will focus on the following three strategies:
- Data Collection: Establishing a shared understanding of the job titles, job descriptions, and employment requirements of the Expanded Learning workforce.
- Career Pathways: Articulating a common vision of the Expanded Learning workforce that outlines the many entry points into, within, and beyond Expanded Learning careers. The Unifying Vision of the Expanded Learning Workforce in California will be released in spring 2021.
- Equitable Workforce Strategies: Exploring and developing an earn and learn model that will promote career advancement and economic mobility for low-income people and people of color.
About the Workforce Implementation Committee
The Workforce Strategy Committee was formed in fall 2020 with the leadership of kourtney andrada of Girls Inc. of Alameda County, Darrell Parsons of the EXLD, and Aleah Rosario of CAN. Committee members were recruited to represent a diverse group of stakeholders and will serve a two year term (2020-2022).
Committee members are comprised of representatives from EXL programs throughout California including rural locations, as well as various stakeholder groups including System of Support for Expanded Learning (SSEL) members, EXL Technical Assistance (TA) providers, community-based organizations, and higher education.