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Workforce Development

The purpose of the Office of Workforce Development is to support the hopes, dreams, and aspirations of our community of teachers and learners in Career Education.  Specifically, the goals of the Office of Workforce Development are to support Career Education instruction and the attainment of jobs for our students upon completion of their Career Education instruction, and to promote an academically rich, inclusive environment that inspires critical thinking, learning and achievement, and responsible participation in the community.

Mentor Helping Students find career Paths

Work Experience

Our experiential academic program is where students apply what they have learned in the classroom to a work environment.

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Gain occupational training that combines paid employment, on-the-job training, and job-related college instruction.

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AVP, Workforce:
Dr. Derrick Booth

Dean, CE & Workforce:
Dr. Raquel Arata

Associate Dean, Apprenticeship:
John McCormack

Admin. Asst.:
Bonnie Kong
Phone: (916) 484-8236


Monday - Thursday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Friday Remote Services
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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ARC Office of Workforce Development

is charged with administering a variety of categorical programs and funding sources related to career education and workforce development: