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In the News: Career Education at College of Marin

COM’s Career Exploration Fair a Huge Success

COM’s Career Exploration Fair a Huge Success

College of Marin’s bi-annual Career Exploration Fair on Wednesday, April 25 brought over 40 employers to connect with students at the Kentfield campus -- thanks to everyone who participated! The fair was held in the latter part of April so that students preparing to...

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College of Marin is Creating a Makerspace!

College of Marin is Creating a Makerspace!

COM is in the planning phase of creating a Makerspace, initially focused in the areas of: Entrepreneurship, Virtual Reality, and Fabrication.

CCC Makerspaces are creating and sharing a model to fuel job creation and strengthen regional economies.

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COM Breaks Ground on New Facilities at the Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden

COM Breaks Ground on New Facilities at the Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden

The Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden is growing! On May 1, 2018, the College of Marin held an official groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the commencement of new construction projects at the Indian Valley Campus!

The expanded facilities will provide more space to hospitality and environmental landscaping educational programs, greatly enhancing the availability of career education classes. The facilities will include a demonstration kitchen, classrooms, offices and restrooms at the Indian Valley Organic Farm & Garden.

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Welcome Heather Rahman!

Welcome Heather Rahman!

We’re thrilled to have Heather Rahman as the new Workforce & Partnership Program Specialist for COM’s Career and Technical Education Department.

With over 10+ years of experience in recruitment coordinating, customer service and administrative work, Heather has a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Texas.

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Career Education Scholarships Available

Career Education Scholarships Available

Marin County students pursuing a vocational certification or state license may be eligible for scholarships thanks to the Sausalito Rotary and 10,000 Degrees (which manages the application process and awards).

Sausalito Rotary’s Educational Scholarship Fund (SRESF) provides approximately $18,000 in scholarships annually to support students pursuing vocational training in Marin County.

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College of Marin’s Career Education ‘Stars’ Earn Statewide Recognition

College of Marin’s Career Education ‘Stars’ Earn Statewide Recognition

COM’s silver star award-winning programs include all three health care occupations with students/graduates achieving notable successes:

-Medical Assisting: 100% are employed in a job similar to their field of study, with 129% increase in earnings
-Registered Nursing: 76% attained the regional living wage and 90% are employed in a job similar to their field of study
-Dental Assisting: 91% of students attained the regional living wage, with 164% increase in earnings

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High School Career Academies Application Opens April 2nd

High School Career Academies Application Opens April 2nd

Announcing six summer Career Academies for High School Students! Free academies, most with credits to get students started early. Career Exploration Academy; Digital Gaming Academy; CyberPatriots Academy; Entrepreneur/Start-Up Academy; SunPower Solar Energy Academy; and Health Occupations Academy. Registration opens APRIL 2. ENTRY BY APPLICATION – LIMITED SPACES

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