Writing in The Hechinger Report, Calbright College President Ajita Talwalker Menon and National Student Defense Legal Network President Aaron Ament point out that when the pandemic began, experts issued a grim warning: predatory for-profit schools were poised for a revival. Two years later, that prediction has come true. But we can step up to protect […]
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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.
The new partnership — a $4.1 million study to be conducted over 5 years — positions Calbright to determine the most effective ways to engage and encourage adult learners to reach their career goals. Read more at EdSource.
Today, 37% of post-secondary education students are over 25. JFF asked Calbright president Ajita Talwalker Menon what policies can best support them. To meet the students’ needs, she says, Calbright offers asynchronous academic coursework coupled with an array of high-touch services. “Academic success relies on proactive and reactive supports for students,” she explains. Read the […]