JFF, a national non-profit supporting transformation in workforce and education systems, asked Calbright President Ajita Talwalker Menon what innovations adult education needs to help support 21st century workers and the 21st century economy. Read the article and listen to the podcast here!
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We prepare some of the 8 million Californians who feel stuck in “go-nowhere” jobs for careers with a future, and we do it through online training.
We support and promote our adult learners. From pre-registration and classes, through career preparation, we are here.
Calbright positions students who have demonstrated job competency and readiness for successful careers. We work to connect students with resources and organizations who can help advance their professional goals.
Calbright College is designed to focus on careers, not college credentials. Unlike other community colleges, rather than working toward an associate’s degree, our adult learners work toward career readiness. While many community colleges offer online classes, they are structured like a traditional college, that is: term-based and with fixed milestones. Calbright is different.
Calbright President Ajita Talwalker Menon Explains Calbright's Plans for New Growth to the Silicon Valley Business Journal
“When you see some of the programs that we’ve launched recently since I’ve taken the helm of the college, they are very focused on supporting those (career) transitions. So, when we look at who’s the most economically displaced right now, we look at restaurant workers, we look at folks who are in low-wage customer-service roles. […]
Calbright College, the state’s only exclusively online community college, is one of nine institutions in the country selected to participate in a national research program to examine how technology can improve students’ skills for managing learning on their own. Read more here!