Photo Gallery: TAACCCT Events in Seattle; Los Angeles; Avondale, Ariz.; Chalmette, La. and San Francisco
(October 12, 15, 17, 18, 2012)
- Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and Sen. Patty Murray of Washington listen in as students and faculty talk about the health informatics training at Bellevue Community College outside Seattle, Wash.
- Bellevue Community College Board of Trustees Chairman Paul Chiles talks with Secretary Solis and Senator Patty Murray about the school's recent $11.7 million grant to expand health IT training programs.
- Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis congratulates Bellevue Community College fior their recent grant award and talks about the important role that community colleges play in building a trained workforce.
- Secretary Solis, interim president of East Los Angeles College Farley Herzek, and Los Angeles Community College District Chancellor Daniel LaVista speak with students in a logistics class during the Secretary's visit to the college on Oct. 15, 2012.
- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis with students and faculty of East Los Angeles College's logistics program.
- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis and interim president Farley Herzek take part in a roundtable discussion about the logistics program at East Los Angeles College and the importance of strong employer partnerships.
- Secretary Solis, Arizona Congressman Ed Pastor, and Avondale, Ariz. Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers tour the SouthWest Skill Center at Estrella Mountain Community College on Oct. 15, 2012.
- Secretary Solis, Arizona Congressman Ed Pastor, and Avondale, Ariz. Mayor Marie Lopez Rogers chat with students in the SouthWest Skill Center at Estrella Mountain Community College.
- Secretary Solis congratulates Estrella Mountain Community College on their $13.4 million grant to a consortium of schools across the Arizona Sun Corridor.
- Secretary Solis takes a moment for a photo with Dr. Thomas Warner, chancellor of Elaine P. Nunez Community College along with students and faculty from the school during her visit on Oct. 17.
- During her tour, Secretary Solis and Nunez Community College representatives stopped by a small working refinery, where students are able to apply their classroom learning into hands-on skills training.
- These hands-on classrooms are one area that will benefit from Nunez Community College's $2,760,356 grant from the Labor Department to expand the school's business administration program.
- Secretary Solis talks with President and CEO of the Emerald Cities Collaborative Dr. Denise Fairchild, and Dr. Bob Kratochvil, the new president of Los Medanos College which is leading a consortium of schools which received a $14,990,417 grant to enhance job training programs throughout California.
- Dr. Deborah Budd, interim president of Berkeley City College welcomes Secretary Solis to campus as part of her tour of recent TAACCCT grantees.
- During her remarks at Berkeley City College, Secretary Solis reflected on the various programs she has seen over the last month and the lasting impact they will have on communities across the country.