The GVCC is your one-stop shop for Career Connected
Learning Opportunities in SW Washington
Clark County's education and support partners are committed to ensuring a seamless experience in the wide variety of
connecting career connected learn opportunities available in our community
Levels of Career Connected Learning Involvement
These opportunities extend beyond a single day, and may require preparation before the event.
- Panel judge for multi day competition
- Multi day Mock Interviews
- Participation in Multi Day STEM Camp
- AP Connect
Staying connected and committed to CCL programming quarterly, is the ideal way to develop a talented workforce for your industry.
- Virtual Internships
- STEM Mentors
- STEM Camps Coming Soon
- Play Space Learning Development Coming Soon
- Planning & Development Committees
Become a committed member of the career connected learning team as a member of the Chamber and the SW Washington STEM Network. Selecting this level of involvement will provide you with all the outreach emails to pick-and-choose what fits your organization the best. If also keeps you up-to-date on new programming as its developed. You could be included in pilot programs to develop CCL direction for the future.
Chandra Chase, Kevin Getch (owner of Webfor), Teresa Lawwill, and Ted Feller at the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce after a planning session for the techCONNECT visit to Webfor, a digital marketing agency in downtown Vancouver in the heart of the Vancouver-Camas Innovative Partnership Zone (IPZ) for digital technology.
Why Career Connected Learning?
This video provides insight into the labor market and what role education should play in setting a career plan for our youth.
In 2018, 57% of our jobs will be middle skilled jobs requiring technical skills and training at the credential or Associate Degree level.
Keep this jobs ratio in mind 1 : 2 : 7
Masters Degree : University Degree : One-Year Certificate or Associates Degree
This jobs ratio is fundamental to all industries - the video explains in detail.
Meet your team:
SW Washington STEM Network Executive Director, Ted Feller
nConnect Program Director, Laura Randall
GVCC Programs and Communications Director, Chandra Chase
Natalie Pacholl, SEH America
Kimberly Pincheira, CREDC
Teresa Lawwill, GVCC
Darcy Hoffman, Workforce SW
Miriam Martin, Workforce SW