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Strong Workforce Program Investments Paying off in Job Placement for Antelope Valley College Students

For much of the past two decades, a remarkable partnership between Antelope Valley College and aerospace manufacturer Northrop Grumman has been a blueprint for what a productive community college-employer relationship looks like.

And the result has been the placement of thousands of students into jobs at the manufacturer’s facility in Palmdale. This program also was one of the winning entries in the first annual Partnership for Industry and Education (PIE) awards run by the California Economic Summit in 2017.

How has it worked this well for this long?

One constant during that time has been Dr. Maria Clinton, professor of aeronautical sciences and technologies at AVC.

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