The Center for Applied Competitive Technologies (CACT)
located at City College assists manufacturers
in a two-county region to modernize their production technologies to enhance competitiveness.
more information on CACT, call (619) 388-3080 or email.
The CACT also operates a technology incubator where up to 20 start-up research and
manufacturing companies are housed on the City College campus. The companies are provided
space administrative support, business development and technical training. For more
the San Diego Technology Incubator, call (619) 388-3081 or email.
The Southern California Biotechnology Center (SCBC) located at San Diego Miramar College is one of four regional
Applied Biotechnology Centers funded by the California Community Colleges Economic
and Workforce Development
Program to support economic growth. The SCBC employs responsive industry partnerships
to develop programs and
services that address the life-long learning needs of the biotechnology workforce.
The SCBC partners with the
California Community Colleges in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino
Colleges to provide comprehensive
regional delivery of effective programs and services. For more information on the
SCBC visit www.scbcmiramar.org
or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Industry Advisory Committees
The district tries to keep abreast of the latest trends and techniques in business
and industry so our
students can be well prepared to enter the workforce. Helping advise the district
are concerned members
of these many occupational areas. Active, interested committee members perform a valuable
service to the
community and the community college district. For more information see our list of
industry advisory committees and contact information.
The San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc., coordinates the San Diego One-Stop Career Center Network providing unemployed
San Diegans with job training referral, placement assistance and social services with
center partners, which include the
Employment Development Department, area community colleges including the SDCCD, and
For more information, call (619) 228-2900 or visit their website, www.SanDiegoAtWork.com.
The SDCCD operates through its three colleges and continuing education an expanding
education program, which currently conducts international development and exchange activities
Mexico. With grants from the Ford Foundation and funding from the Mexican government,
have been training professors from Mexico's technical institutes in advanced technology.
information, contact SDCCD Instructional Services, (619) 388-6861.
Miramar College's Transportation and Energy Technology program prepares skilled technicians who can
maintain and repair advanced transportation vehicles and systems, including diesel
natural gas vehicles, electric and other alternative fuels. For more information,
call (619) 388-7670 or
visit the Miramar College website.
San Diego Regional Public Safety Training Institute administered by Miramar College provides fire
and law enforcement training for city, county, state and federal agencies operating
in San Diego County.
For more information, call (619) 388-7860 or visit the Miramar