VCEDABusiness Outlook Conference      October 21, 2011
About th V tAb t the Ventura County                 C     tCommunity College District/EWDSUSTAINABILITY:Green Industries &...
LINKING EDUCATION TO INDUSTRY      G    C O O         S
• Targeted & Customized Workforce Training    • Accessible, Professional Services      Accessible     When and Where You N...
California Community College System Economic &   Workforce Development Program has an extensive body             of resear...
A GREEN FIRM is an organization that provides products        and/or services that are aimed at utilizing resourcesGREEN  ...
EXISTING                       NEW/EMERGINGEnvironmental Engineers        Environmental Chemists                          ...
EXISTING                          NEW/EMERGINGEnvironmental                                  Sustainability Program S     ...
REFERS TO: the extent to which greeneconomy activities and technologies increasethe demand for existing occupations, shape...
• INCREASED DEMAND • ENHANCED SKILLS• NEW AND EMERGING              G G
O*NET OnLine:www.onetonline.orgComprehensiveoccupational data baseO*NET RESOURCE CENTER:www.onetcenter.org/green.htmlGreen...
EDD-EDD-LMID:www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov• Green Digest• Green Occupational GuidesCCC CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE:www.coeccc.n...
SIMI VALLEY:www.ci.simi-www.ci.simi-valley.ca.us• Free waste audit for businesses•CComprehensive “Live Green”         h   ...
VENTURA:www.cityofventura.netFree waste audit for businessesVENTURA CHAMBEROF COMMERCE:Green Task Force
VCREA             y    g         gyVentura County Regional Energy           Alliance         COMMITTED TO:   • Reducing en...
VENTURA COUNTY WIB   Clean/Green Workforce  • Identify clean/green jobs in        Ventura County y   • Outline a plan to c...
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON     Energy Management Solutions:  www.sce.com/business/ems/default.htm             Energy Cente...
AGROMIN          COMMITTED TO:  • Working together towards Zero Waste• Developing strategic partnerships to help  companie...
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS      Energy Efficiency Rebates:  www.socalgas.com/for-your-business/           rebates/industry   ...
VCCCD  • Customized training and services to employers           • Grant resources availableVCCCD/AGROMIN PARTNERSHIP  • S...
SHARON A. DWYER, M.A.       71 DAY ROAD     VENTURA, CA 93003    PHONE: 805. 289.6076    PHONE 805 289 6076  EMAIL: sdwyer...
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  1. 1. VCEDABusiness Outlook Conference October 21, 2011
  2. 2. About th V tAb t the Ventura County C tCommunity College District/EWDSUSTAINABILITY:Green Industries & Green JobsRESOURCES:Federal,Federal, State and LocalQ&A
  3. 3. LINKING EDUCATION TO INDUSTRY G C O O S
  4. 4. • Targeted & Customized Workforce Training • Accessible, Professional Services Accessible When and Where You Need Them
  5. 5. California Community College System Economic & Workforce Development Program has an extensive body of research on the green economy .GOAL: To define green industries, occupations and skill needs to inform development of relevant educational programs and services.
  6. 6. A GREEN FIRM is an organization that provides products and/or services that are aimed at utilizing resourcesGREEN more efficiently providing renewable sources of efficiently, FIRM energy, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, or otherwise minimizing environmental impact. A GREEN JOB is an occupation that 1) directly works with policies, information, materials, and/or technologies thatGREEN contribute to minimizing environmental impact, and 2) JOB requires specialized knowledge, skills, training, or experience in these areas.
  7. 7. EXISTING NEW/EMERGINGEnvironmental Engineers Environmental Chemists Water Conservation or WaterConservation Scientists Efficiency SpecialistsWater & Liquid Waste Plant & Water/wastewater ConsultantsSystems OperatorsOccupational Health Waste Reduction Consultants& Safety SpecialistsConservation Scientists Destruction Technicians
  8. 8. EXISTING NEW/EMERGINGEnvironmental Sustainability Program S S t i bilit P Specialists i li tCompliance InspectorsEnvironmental Scientists Energy Trading Specialist& Specialists, Including HealthSoil & Water Conservationists Conservation Policy AnalystsEnvironmental Engineers Environmental ResearchersUrban and Regional Planner Urban Renewal Managers
  9. 9. REFERS TO: the extent to which greeneconomy activities and technologies increasethe demand for existing occupations, shapethe work and worker requirements needed for occupational performance, or generate unique work and worker requirements. ~ National Center for O*NET Development
  10. 10. • INCREASED DEMAND • ENHANCED SKILLS• NEW AND EMERGING G G
  11. 11. O*NET OnLine:www.onetonline.orgComprehensiveoccupational data baseO*NET RESOURCE CENTER:www.onetcenter.org/green.htmlGreen industry/occupational overview
  12. 12. EDD-EDD-LMID:www.labormarketinfo.edd.ca.gov• Green Digest• Green Occupational GuidesCCC CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE:www.coeccc.netEnvironment scans on high-growth, high-high-high-demand industriesand occupations
  13. 13. SIMI VALLEY:www.ci.simi-www.ci.simi-valley.ca.us• Free waste audit for businesses•CComprehensive “Live Green” h i “Li G ” programTHOUSAND OAKS:www.toaks.org/government/depts/public_works/depts/public_works/d t / bli kenvironmental/businessGreen Business Certification Program
  14. 14. VENTURA:www.cityofventura.netFree waste audit for businessesVENTURA CHAMBEROF COMMERCE:Green Task Force
  15. 15. VCREA y g gyVentura County Regional Energy Alliance COMMITTED TO: • Reducing energy demand and increasing energy efficiency • Advancing the use of clean, efficient and renewable local resources
  16. 16. VENTURA COUNTY WIB Clean/Green Workforce • Identify clean/green jobs in Ventura County y • Outline a plan to cultivate and develop a local talent pool to meet current and future needs
  17. 17. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON Energy Management Solutions: www.sce.com/business/ems/default.htm Energy Centers: www. sce.com/b-sb/energy-centers.htm
  18. 18. AGROMIN COMMITTED TO: • Working together towards Zero Waste• Developing strategic partnerships to help companies reduce their waste stream• Maximizing the benefits of reducing waste
  19. 19. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA GAS Energy Efficiency Rebates: www.socalgas.com/for-your-business/ rebates/industry b t /i d t Energy Assessments: www.socalgas.com/for-your- l /f business/conserve-energy/usage- assessment.shtml
  20. 20. VCCCD • Customized training and services to employers • Grant resources availableVCCCD/AGROMIN PARTNERSHIP • Sustainability training for business and industry y g y
  21. 21. SHARON A. DWYER, M.A. 71 DAY ROAD VENTURA, CA 93003 PHONE: 805. 289.6076 PHONE 805 289 6076 EMAIL: sdwyer@vcccd.edu

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