LA HITECH: Los Angeles High Impact Information Technology, Entertainment & Entrepreneurship, and Communications HUBS
The Los Angeles High Impact Information Technology, Entertainment & Entrepreneurship, and Communications Hubs (LA HI-TECH) Regional Consortium embeds elements and mechanisms of a vibrant ecosystem to sustain the economic vitality of a skilled and competitive workforce that contributes to the economic growth of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Industry in Los Angeles.
Eight (8) Community Colleges will work with sixteen (16) high schools affecting approximately three-thousand six-hundred (3600) students linked to three (3) identified career pathways in ICT.
The pathways includes: 1) Design, Visual, and Media Arts; 2) Information Support and Services; and 3) Software Systems and Development, and the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Industry.
Pasadena City College serves as the LA HI-TECH Fiscal Agent and the four regional hubs are
1) Los Angeles City College (south hub partnered with Los Angeles Southwest College); 2) Los Angeles Valley College (north hub partnered with Los Angeles Pierce College);
3) Pasadena City College (east hub partnered with Los Angeles Mission College); and 4) Santa Monica College (west hub partnered with West Los Angeles College).