• Credit Acceleration and Support for Employment (CASE)

    What is CASE? Credit Acceleration and Support for Employment (CASE) is a statewide collaboration involving all 17 Oregon community colleges, the Oregon Employment Department (OED), Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development (CCWD), Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), employers and community partners united by core beliefs that postsecondary credentials are the gateway to living-wage jobs and the foundation of Oregon’s future economic success.

    CASE has a three “C” strategy that will:

    • Expand and enhance Career Pathways as a vehicle to increase certificate attainment and accelerate time to completion.
    • Use Career Coaches to reduce barriers so that students enroll, persist, complete a credential and secure employment in an in-demand occupation.
    • Launch development of a portable approach to gaining Credit for Prior Learning for students and workers across the state.

    The CASE collaboration is an $18 million Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant program funded by the US Department of Labor.

    What’s in it for students?

    FREE One-on-One Career Coaching

    • Career Exploration & Assessments
    • Goal Setting
    • Education Plan
    • Enhanced Student Support Services

    Accelerated Training Options

    • Expanded Course Offerings
    • Credit for Prior Learning
    • Military Transcription
    • Cohort Model

    Connections with Employers

    • Employment Referrals
    • Employer Spotlights
    • Job Shadowing
    • Cooperative Work Experience
     

    Students are eligible if they are…  

    • Seeking an industry certificate, short-term Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate or degree at Clackamas Community College.
    • Unemployed or underemployed.
    • Eligible for Trade Act Assistance.
    • Enrolled in Adult Basic Skills or Workforce Investment Act (WIA).
    • A veteran or spouse of a veteran.
  • This workforce solution was funded by a grant awarded by the US Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration. The solution was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the US Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability or ownership.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:  CASE is a WIA Title I-  financially assisted program and is therefore an equal opportunity employer/program which provides auxiliary aids and services upon request to individuals with disabilities by calling 711 or 800.648.3458 TTY.

    US Department of Labor:  The CASE grant project ($18,679,289) is 100% funded through the US Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program.

    Suspected fraud, waste, misconduct or improprieties related to CASE grant activities in Oregon (a TAACCCT grant funded by the Department of Labor) may be reported to the DOL hotline. You may remain anonymous or give your name and a way to be contacted if additional information is needed. hotline@oig.dol.gov or 1-800-347-3756

  • Contact our CASE Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Call us: 503-406-8758

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