In the News: Career Education at College of Marin
College of Marin's Associate Degree for Transfer (AS-T) in Business is one of its most successful career programs and continues to grow. And the success has been huge, with the number of graduates doubling in 2017-18 from 2016-17! Top three reasons to consider a...
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...
New Certificate Targeting Advanced Transportation Employment College of Marin has launched a new Certificate of Achievement in Advanced Transportation Technology.
This certificate addresses the demand for SMART train technicians and other regional transportation needs.
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.
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.
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
College of Marin’s annual High School Counselor Conference will be on Friday, March 23 at the Kentfield Campus. An amazing day of information to help your students plan and succeed.
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
Mark your calendar for these amazing IVOFG events:
Spring Plant Sale April 21 and 22.
Farm Stand Opens on April 21, every Wednesdays and Saturdays 10am – 2pm.
CSA Program begins May 2. LEARN MORE
College of Marin Career Technical Education and Workforce Development is partnering with Marin Economic Forum (MEF) to develop an innovative Employer-Educator/Training Partnership model focusing on Hospitality and Business. This will provide much-needed support — as well as greater responsiveness — to industry needs within the region.