Through our entrepreneurship seminars, mentoring, incubation and creation of new business ventures, the Entrepreneurship Institute of San Bernardino plans to contribute to the Inland Empire economy by providing an environment and the resources that enable people like YOU to create new businesses or improve existing ones. We offer “real world” and “hands on” advice, coaching, technical assistance and knowledge – shaping and empowering leaders – like YOU – of tomorrow.
The Economic Development and Corporate Training division (EDCT) of the San Bernardino Community College District has partnered with many companies and organizations within the Inland Empire to promote continuous workforce improvement and economic growth through high quality education and services. EDCT uses innovative approaches in designing customized training programs to assist unemployed adults obtain a job and provides training to incumbent workers to become more productive.
The San Bernardino Community College District (SBCCD) is one of 72 community college districts within the California Community College system, the largest educational system in the world, which encompasses 113 community colleges. The SBCCD has an 89 year history of providing its community and students with quality and affordable vocational certificates, associate’s degrees, and preparation for transfer to a four year college or university through San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) and Crafton Hills College (CHC). In addition, the Economic Development and Corporate Training Division (EDCT) and KVCR TV-FM provide professional development and cultural and educational information to the community at large.
Emsi, a CareerBuilder company, turns labor market data into useful information that helps organizations understand the connection between economies, people, and work. Using sound economic principles and good data, we build user-friendly services that help educational institutions, workforce planners, and regional developers (such as workforce development boards, economic development organizations, chambers, utilities) build a better workforce and improve the economic conditions in their regions.
Since the opening of Crafton Hills College (CHC) in 1971, more than 100,000 people of all ages, interests, and backgrounds have utilized the outstanding educational opportunities available at the College. Crafton Hills College currently serves approximately 5,500 students. Located in the beautiful rolling hills of Yucaipa, Crafton Hills offers more than 50 associate degrees and 23 certificates in the liberal arts and sciences, vocations and technical studies. With its imaginative architecture, manicured grounds and spectacular surroundings, the atmosphere of the College is one of serenity; right for reflection, growth and learning.
Crafton Hills College provides quality instruction and support services that allow our students, many of whom face serious obstacles to completion, to pursue and achieve their educational goals. We are extremely proud to be the pathway to social and economic advancement for many whom would otherwise not have the opportunity to pursue a college education. For over 40 years, the Crafton Hills College Foundation has supported CHC in advancing the educational, career, and personal success of our diverse campus community through engagement and learning. The Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to supporting the college by developing strategies to help bolster the college when, where, and how the college needs it most.
Now in its 87th year, San Bernardino Valley College (SBVC) is a comprehensive community college offering a full range of degrees, transfer programs to four-year institutions, and certificates in a wide range of careers. As the original and largest of two colleges in the San Bernardino Community College Disrict, SBVC is a regional leader in career and technical education with programs in nursing, human services, computer information technology,welding, electrical and dozens more. Weekend, online, evening, short-term and distance learning classes are available along with classes in Big Bear. The SBVC mission is to provide quality education and services that support a diverse community of learners.
The Microenterprise Collaborative of Inland Southern California is comprised of over 300 Partners dedicated to its purpose to create and sustain businesses and jobs through micro-business development. Chambers of Commerce, government agencies, financial institutions, nonprofits and universities and colleges are working together to strengthen the business resource referral network, expand micro-business services and improve public policy in order to increase opportunities for the small, but vital businesses of the Inland Empire. Join this effort through the website at www.microbizinsocal.org
We have partnered with Google to provide Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map with Google trainings through our Entrepreneurships Institute of San Bernardino (EIOSB) program.
Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council (GSSGC) serves more than 10,000 girls in Riverside and San Bernardino counties with the dedicated support of 5,000 adult volunteers. We believe that in order to be a leader within your community, you have to truly become a part of that community. Girl Scouts offer girls the unique opportunity to identify and support issues that are important to them, form partnerships with other people, businesses, and organizations and create sustainable projects that change the world around them.