Workforce Development

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From our extensive body of work at the local, state, regional, and federal levels, we bring a unique and thorough understanding of workforce development challenges and policies. We offer clients our expertise, proven track record of success, and collective knowledge of best practices to deliver consulting services, comprehensive program management, high-quality technical assistance (TA), grantee support, and targeted training to help your organization improve performance, better equip leaders and staff, as well as make the strategic connections necessary to plan and execute successful programs.


PEP’s Workforce Development capabilities include:
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As an approved CWA CTI provider, PEP brings our expertise and knowledge of best practices to offer a variety of consulting services and training topics designed to build capacity and strengthen the workforce delivery system in California. We will work with you to develop the particular scope of services to address your particular needs to benefit America’s Job Centers of California (AJCC) Staff, AJCC Management, Workforce Development Board Staff, Workforce Development Board Members, and Leadership.

PEP’s CWA CTI Offerings:

To learn more contact Jaime Ramirez, Vice President, at

Please also see the CWA CTI website for more details on requesting CTI training or consulting services at

Customer Successes:

Provided Technical Assistance (TA) to Youth CareerConnect (YCC) grantees equipping them to more successfully re-design the learning experience and more fully prepare high schools students to pursue careers in high-demand industries. Worked closely with the YCC Program Office to provide project management, needs assessment, strategic planning and the development and implementation of a comprehensive TA plan. Delivered a series of training opportunities, one-on-one coaching, and a variety of resources to YCC grantees allowing them to build a more robust experience by enhancing aspects such as employer partnerships, work-based learning, mentoring, apprenticeships, and career pathways.

“The management team continues to be a strategic partner in the execution of this contract and works closely with the DOL team, the on-site project lead and the team of consultants providing coaching and other TA services to grantees …. The management team is very proactive and responsive.”

Provides Technical Assistance (TA) to the Youth Apprenticeship Readiness Grant (YARG) program and grantees working to expand and increase participation of youth, ages 16 to 24, in new or existing Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAPs). Our subject matter experts develop and manage online resources, , and provide event and training logistics support to ensure successful implementation of YARG programs that are creating significant opportunities and alternate career pathways for young adults from underserved populations.

“PEP consistently provided the highest quality resources in a timely fashion… not only adhered to the timelines laid out in the YARG TA Plan but also met tight deadlines for additional materials requested by the client.”