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CTE LaunchBoard

“The LaunchBoard makes the California Community College system the national leader in the development of data base tools for aligning student's career aspirations, curricula and labor market opportunities. The LaunchBoard offers community college practitioners detailed and readily accessible information on student progress, credential attainment, employment outcomes, and labor market information all in one place.”

Anthony P. Carnevale
Research Professor and Director, McCourt School of Public Policy
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce

The CTE Launchboard, a statewide data system supported by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and hosted by Cal-PASS Plus, provides data to California community colleges and their feeder K-12 school districts on the effectiveness of CTE programs. This information is intended to facilitate local, regional and statewide conversations about how to improve student transitions from K12 to college and on to the workforce. Click here to test out a LaunchBoard demo.

Launchboard Features

The Launchboard includes several tools to support collecting and viewing information on student outcomes in CTE.

Program Snapshot - includes program information and student outcomes that are grouped into categories such as enrollments, milestones, credentials, employment, and alignment with regional labor market demand

Common Metrics - enables colleges to upload and view information on 34 indicators used to track progress on the California Community College Chancellor’s Office’s Doing What Matters framework

Additional Tracking - allows colleges to gather information on learners who participate outside the college application and enrollment process, such as contract education or career fairs

Logging into the LaunchBoard

Note that only employees of California community colleges can access the LaunchBoard and that a password is required. Please allow 5 business days for your college affiliation to be verified and your password to be created.

Log in to the LaunchBoard »

Don’t have a password? Click here »

Using the LaunchBoard

Looking for more information on what the LaunchBoard is and how to use it? Seeking clarification about reporting requirements or how to get data into the system? Click here or on the "View all resources" link in the column to the right, post questions to the LaunchBoard Helpdesk, or direct questions to launchboard@cccco.edu.

LaunchBoard Training

In addition to accessing written resources, videos, and recorded webinars, face-to-face training is available. Click here to see a list of options or click on the "Training" link in the top navigation to find out more.


The Opportunity
For community colleges to become essential catalysts to California’s economic recovery and jobs creation at the local, regional and state levels.

The Strategy
Doing What MATTERS for jobs and the economy is a four-pronged framework to respond to the call of our nation, state, and regions to close the skills gap. The four prongs are:

  • Give Priority for jobs and the economy
  • Make Room for jobs and the economy
  • Promote Student Success
  • Innovate for jobs and the economy