Career and Technical Education

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"......workforce development addresses the education needs of current and future workers. Community colleges have for decades been the largest providers of occupational skills training. For example, community colleges offer students programs in varying lengths that culminate in associate degrees, certificates, or certificates of completion for short-term training."

from The U.S. Department of Education website

Salary Surfer

Salary Surfer Logo"As students and their families make important decisions about investing their time and money in pursuing a college education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office is making available for the first time comparative information about the earnings of recent graduates who received an award in a specific program area at California community colleges."

from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office website

COS Announces Partnership with WMI

WMI logo NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI) is pleased to announce expanded courses offerings at its California Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician (WEMT) program home near Mt. Shasta at the College of the Siskiyous. See the NOLS WEMT Course Schedule for more information.

Environmental Resources Program

Cutting edge 'Green' programs available! Launched in the Fall of 2009 with a grant from the California Community Colleges Chancellor's office, the Environmental Resources Program (ERP) provides students with education, hands-on training, and exploration of the relationships between people and natural systems for sustainable jobs, careers, and communities. The program is a unique collaboration of three distinct yet interrelated programs. Associate of Science Degrees and certificates are available in Power Generation Technology, and Sustainable Communities. Learn more


Program Contact
Career and Technical Education Department
(530) 938-5512