Calbright College

Calbright College

We're California's first fully online, statewide community college. Skills-based, self-paced, and currently tuition-free.

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06/06/2024

CRM administrators help companies in every industry use Customer Relationship Management databases (e.g., Salesforce) to organize customer data.
Our CRM Platform Administration program will prepare you for the Salesforce Certified Administrator exam.
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/3Vdrsfh

05/06/2024

Michael Stewart, President of Calbright’s Faculty Senate, gave a presentation last month at The Non-Credit Institute called “Change, Leadership and AI: Navigating the Future,” and stressed the difference in value between general and industry-specific AI knowledge.
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/3V9LU0A

04/06/2024

Millions of Californians are stuck in jobs that 1) don’t pay enough to enable financial stability, and 2) don’t offer opportunities for upward mobility. Acquiring the right skills can be a path to getting unstuck.
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/45cFdiV

31/05/2024

Caught between rising tuition and a tough job market, would-be students are faced with a tricky question: “Is a degree worth the money and time?” The answer is more complicated than “yes,” or “no.”
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/3Vp0ouI

30/05/2024

We’ve just released “The Road to Optimizing California’s Public Sector Labor Market,” a workforce impact report produced in cooperation with our partners at Lightcast. The report examines the role of the public sector in California’s hiring landscape, breaks down the challenges it faces, and highlights opportunities for positive change.
Read the press release: https://calbrig.ht/3V1C00V

30/05/2024

Today, with our partners at Lightcast, Calbright will publish “The Road to Optimizing California’s Public Sector Labor Market,” a data-focused examination of California’s hiring landscape.
Join us at 9:30 am PDT today for a live discussion, hosted by Calbright and NextGen Policy. A panel of experts will examine the report’s findings and the role of skills-based hiring in building solutions.
RSVP now: https://calbrig.ht/3X209Hu

29/05/2024

The percentage of men attending college is at a historic low, and decreases every year. When men do enroll in college, they are seven times more likely to drop out than women. Our approach to this challenge? Increasing ease of access.
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/3VmsFlC

28/05/2024

This Thursday, Calbright and Lightcast will release “The Road to Optimizing California’s Public Sector Labor Market,” an examination of California’s workforce challenges and their implications for the future.

Join us for a live discussion of the report at 9:30 am PDT on Thursday, May 30, hosted by Calbright and NextGen Policy. A panel of experts will consider the report’s findings and the role of skills-based hiring in building solutions.

Featured panelists:

Ajita Menon, President & CEO, Calbright College
Adele Burnes, Deputy Chief, Division of Apprenticeship Standards
Abby Snay, Deputy Secretary, Workforce Strategy, California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
Arnie Sowell Jr., Executive Director, NextGen Policy

RSVP: https://calbrig.ht/4bRl2ck

24/05/2024

Next week, with our partners at Lightcast, Calbright will publish “The Road to Optimizing California’s Public Sector Labor Market,” a data-focused examination of California’s hiring landscape.

At 9:30 am PDT on Thursday, May 30, Calbright and NextGen Policy will host a live panel discussion featuring education and workforce experts that focus on the report’s findings and offer insights into the path forward in California. We hope you’ll join us.

RSVP: https://calbrig.ht/4ca6chB

23/05/2024

This month Gene Shablygin, CEO of WWPass, spoke with Calbright cybersecurity students about best practices for evaluating security, countering threats, and keeping data safe.
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/4524GM4

22/05/2024

You might know we’re an online college, but maybe not what makes us unique. Here’s a quick intro to who we are, why we’re here, and where we’re headed.

Watch the video and learn more at https://calbright.edu/about

End Legacy College Admissions, But Don’t Stop There! 21/05/2024

As economic opportunity becomes increasingly tied to access to education, equitable admissions practices are more important than ever. The job of our admissions department isn’t to screen people out, it’s to help them get in. Learn more:

End Legacy College Admissions, But Don’t Stop There! A free, online, community college that accepts all adult Californians with a high school diploma isn't screening people out, it's inviting them in.

Innovations In Ed Tech For Adults Are Coming This Summer 17/05/2024

“At Calbright, we are always looking to identify and build solutions to engage our focus population of adult learners, support them in their student journey, and move the needle on learner success and workforce outcomes across higher education.” - Marisa Bold, Calbright’s Vice President of Sustainable Growth and District Development

We're honored to support the finalists of the 2024 Learning Engineering Tools Competition, and the equity-focused projects they've worked so hard on. Learn more:

Innovations In Ed Tech For Adults Are Coming This Summer As we enter a new era of education tech, it is vital that this technology serve the needs of diverse learners, from all backgrounds and walks of life.

13/05/2024

Calbright’s Data Analysis Certificate Program provides the foundation for a career in the field, and serves as a springboard to the Google Professional Data Analytics Certification. Get started: https://calbrig.ht/3QI6i7H

08/05/2024

Our programs prepare you to earn industry-recognized certifications (such as the CompTIA A+, Security+, and Salesforce Certified Administrator credentials) that companies in growing sectors are looking for. Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/4b966GM

03/05/2024

We host open Information Sessions to answer your questions and share details about how our skill-building, job-focused programs can work for you. We'd love to meet you! RSVP and join us next Wednesday, May 8: https://calbrig.ht/3K6bhvn

01/05/2024

With a longtime interest in computer technology, Paul was searching for the right vehicle to point his career in that direction. Enter Calbright, where flexibly paced programs and hands-on career services are the norm, not the exception. Now employed and using his IT Support skills, Paul is encouraging others to take a look. Read his story: https://calbrig.ht/3UfTo1G

29/04/2024

Calbright students benefit from the professional experience and academic excellence of an incredible group of instructors and counselors. Together they comprise the Calbright faculty! Learn more about them: https://calbrig.ht/3JDtGPR

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The Calbright team was thrilled to participate in the conversation at the recent ASU GSV Summit to discuss the intersection of AI and equitable education design! Our thanks to the organizers for convening a group of inspiring professionals to advance these important ideas.

25/04/2024

Our programs, workforce partnerships, and student support services are all designed to do one thing - to put you in the best position to launch a career in a growing field. Learn more and get started: https://calbrig.ht/3UioBm1

24/04/2024

Along with our amazing student body, we're working hard in 2024! Sign up to receive all the latest news and updates from around the College: https://calbrig.ht/4deqcAU

22/04/2024

In as few as six months, you can earn a certificate in a high-demand field, be ready to sit for the Salesforce Administrator exam, and enter the workforce with the skills to do the job. It takes less than 15 minutes to get started: https://calbrig.ht/3QdV3Un

19/04/2024

It seems like lowering the cost of college would encourage more people to enroll, especially from underrepresented populations. It turns out that’s exactly what happens. Read our latest post: https://calbrig.ht/49KgmUp

18/04/2024

We offer online, self-paced, skills-based pathways to in-demand jobs, at no cost, to residents. No , no required.
Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/4aZLqQZ

18/04/2024

Our IT Support, Data Analysis, and CRM Platform Administration programs are open for enrollment. Online, flexibly paced, and free. Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/49GCRtd

Calbright Connects With Job Seekers at Antelope Valley College Fair 17/04/2024

Events like this make a big difference in people’s lives, whether they can connect with a prospective employer or learn about free online community college. We were proud to join AVC (Antelope Valley College) at their job fair last month!
Learn more:

Calbright Connects With Job Seekers at Antelope Valley College Fair Calbright’s representatives provided resources about free, statewide, online community college, and hosted two presentations to job seekers.

Calbright Connects With Job Seekers at Antelope Valley College Fair 17/04/2024

Events like this make a big difference in people’s lives, whether they can connect with a prospective employer or learn about free online community college. We were proud to join Antelope Valley College at their job fair last month!
Learn more:

Calbright Connects With Job Seekers at Antelope Valley College Fair Calbright’s representatives provided resources about free, statewide, online community college, and hosted two presentations to job seekers.

12/04/2024

Barriers to admission are the real reason colleges struggle to recruit diverse student bodies. We can fix that. Read our latest post: https://calbrig.ht/3TOiwfK

11/04/2024

Ready for a career change? In under 20 minutes, you can complete your first step toward enrollment in Calbright College. In less than a year, you could be on your way to earning a certificate in a high-demand field.
Get started: https://calbrig.ht/3xzDYha

10/04/2024

Calbright’s flexible pacing means that you have the freedom to spend the time you need to achieve true mastery of the knowledge you came to learn. No need to cram or rush. Make steady progress on your terms. Learn more: https://calbrig.ht/3UcnkNm

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