The Governor’s Innovation Award, also known as The Pathway Initiative, aims to support the goals of The Long Beach College Promise by providing seamless and supportive pathways to timely degree completion, increase college participation rates for underrepresented students, increase completions of Associate Degree for Transfer, and increase completion of Bachelor’s degrees for Long Beach Unified students. Promise partners from Long Beach Unified School District, Long Beach City College, California State University, Long Beach, and the City of Long Beach identified 8 pathway groups, six discipline specific and two remediation pathways, from K-12 to community college to the university.

The 8 pathway groups are:

Business AdministrationEducationEngineeringHealthLiberal ArtsLife and Physical SciencesEnglish RemediationMath Remediation

Long Beach College Promise Pathways Symposium:

The Long Beach College Promise Pathways Symposium on April 27th, 2017 at Long Beach City College brought the pathway groups together to begin facilitating the development of digital curriculum maps by way of prototyping.

Pathways Group members at the Symposium

Long Beach College Promise Pathways Celebration

Students and Administrators at the Pathways Celebration

The Long Beach College Promise Pathways Celebration held on May 18th, 2017 at California State University, Long Beach celebrated the time and efforts spent by many that have facilitated student success via the Governor’s Innovation Award.