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Second Select Committee Hearing - November 1, 2017

Ensuring the Master Plan Meets California's Workforce Needs

The Select Committee on the Master Plan for Higher Education in California convenes at San Jose State to discuss California's workforce needs. 



Wednesday, November 1, 2017

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

San José State University, Student Union Theater

San José, CA 95192

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Dr. Mary A. Papazian, President, San José State University (welcome address)

Hans Johnson, Director of Public Policy Institute of California Higher Education Center and Senior Fellow, Public Policy Institute of California

Lande Ajose, Executive Director, California Competes

Laura Guio, Vice President, Systems Services Center of Competency and Sales, IBM

Scott McGuckin, Senior Director, Talent Acquisition, Kaiser Permanente

Nicole Rice, Policy Director, California Manufacturers & Technology Association

Barbara Baran, Co-Director, California EDGE Coalition

Dr. Alma Salazar, Senior Vice President, Center for Education Excellence and Talent Development, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

Josué García, Chief Executive Officer, Santa Clara & San Benito Counties Building & Construction Trades Council


Hearing Materials


Public Policy Institute of California - Testimony by Hans Johnson

Public Policy Institute of California - PowerPoint

California Competes - Testimony by Lande Ajose

​​​​​California Competes - PowerPoint

IBM - Testimony by Laura Guio

Kaiser Permanente - Testimony by Scott McGuckin

California Manufacturers & Technology Association - Testimony by Nicole Rice.pdf

​​​​California EDGE Coalition - Testimony by Barbara Baran

Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce - Testimony by Dr. Alma Salazar