The Workforce Development unit serves as a resource for Maricopa district employees seeking information on district programs, grants, public workforce system activities, and regional and national labor market trends. Below is a series of links that are of use to Maricopa employees.
If what you are looking for is not available here, Workforce Development can provide customized research. Please contact John Catapano, Coordinator of Research and Communications for assistance.
Carl Perkins Grant
Information for district administrators of the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Grant.
Information for district administrators of Proposition 301 monies.
A resource for Maricopa employees advising students on the wide range of degrees and certificate career options available at the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Presentations on the current state of the U.S. and regional economies and labor force trends impacting them both.
Credit/Non-Credit Program Lists
Lists of short-term for-credit and short-term non-credit programs available through the Maricopa Community Colleges, including information on programs that may lead to certification.
Information and lists of established partnerships between the Maricopa Community Colleges and external organizations.
The Workforce Development department works closely with the Maricopa District's Occupational Administrators Council (OAC) to coordinate grant, partnership, economic development, and new program activities throughout the Maricopa district.
The department also serves as the venue for the OAC's monthly meetings, providing administrative support and additional resources as needed to the OAC.
To access the minutes from previous OAC meetings, please click here.