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Jannet Malig to Lead the State as Sector Navigator

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FOR IMMEDIATEL RELEASE: May 10, 2018

Media Contact: Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; 562-653-7878

Jannet MaligNORWALK, Calif. – May 10, 2018 – The California Community Colleges Workforce and Economic Development Division named Jannet Malig as the state’s new Sector Navigator for Advanced Transportation & Logistics. Malig currently serves as director of the Advanced Transportation Technology & Renewable (ATTR) Center at Cerritos College. Since 2012, she has served as the Deputy Sector Navigator for the Los Angeles and Orange County regions and as the College’s ATTR Director.

As Sector Navigator, Malig will facilitate and execute the goals outlined in workforce development legislation (SB1402) and the Doing What Matters Framework for the Chancellor’s Office. She will focus on ways to create relevant career pathways and develop strong workforce for 21st century careers. Malig will continue to work with industry and professional associations, government organizations, and colleges to provide direction for curriculum development in emerging occupations; expand industry certificate programs, and determine short- and long-term industry training needs for high school and college career technical education programs.  

“The investment in California’s future and incumbent workforce will provide for highly specialized industry training, technical consulting, and business development,” said Malig. “We will continue to work to help meet the workforce needs of employers, promote student success, and prepare workers for skilled jobs that will drive California’s economic growth.”

The Economic and Workforce Development Division is an integral part of the California Community Colleges, which facilitates the investment of state funds and resources in industry sectors that are key to California's economic growth.

 

About Cerritos College: Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.

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