Job Shadow Day for RHT Students at Marriott Hotels
RHT Faculty Professional Development Conference
Sponsored by Doing What Matters for Jobs and the Economy state grant, faculty from high schools & community colleges in the LA and Orange County regions gathered to learn about new trends and certification training in the retail, hospitality and tourism industry. A speakers panel provided insight from human resources professionals in the field, along with a hospitality outlook from the SHARE Center. Attendees had plenty of content to take back to the classroom and share with colleagues.
Santa Ana’s GROW Economic Development Conference 2016
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
From Portland to Austin, SoMa to SoHo, LA Live to the San Diego Gas Lamp District; a movement back to the urban core is revolutionizing the way people live, work and play. The center of urbanization in Orange County lies in its only 20-hour, transit oriented, culturally rich and diverse city, Santa Ana. For developers, investors, employers, entrepreneurs, real estate brokers, Santa Ana has become a red hot opportunity of a lifetime. The GROW Conference is a standing room only annual gathering of senior level executives. Doing What Matters participated in this great event for the opportunity to capitalize on invaluable face time with local business and senior level city officials.
Community College alum from the culinary arts program at Cerritos College turns her adversity into a drive for success.
We are now in our 2nd year (2015-2016) of our California Community Colleges Doing What Matters initiative for Retail, Hospitality and Tourism and excited to share all the fun training and resources we were able to provide students with during our many workshops and events. Below is a recap of the first-year activities for our pilot year!