NoRTEC stands for the Northern Rural Training and Employment Consortium, consists of 13 counties in northern California. In their recent Regional Labor Market Profile and Industry/Sector Analysis, it was found that this region outperforms the state and nation in terms of portion of the population with at least some postsecondary education. Nearly 62% of adults in the NoRTEC region have some college or an associate’s, bachelor, or graduate degree, compared to 59.7% of California’s adults and 57.5% nationwide. The NoRTEC region also significantly outperforms the state and the nation in portion of adults who have at least completed high school; more than 86% of NoRTEC adults have a high school diploma or equivalent or greater, compared to 80.7% statewide and 85.6% nationally. In addition, the region has a significantly greater portion of adults who have started a postsecondary program or completed an associate’s degree (40.2%) than the state (29.5%) or the nation (28.8%). You can read more here.
NC Tech Connection supports Meet-ups that promote skill building and networking for the Nevada County tech community.
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Attention Manufacturers!Join the Nevada County Economic Resource Council (ERC) and California Manufacturing Technology Consulting (CMTC)for a Free ForumThursday June 17th.8 am – 9:30 am Foothills Event Center.400 Idaho Maryland Rd. Grass ValleyDoors open at 7:30 for coffee, treats and networkingLearn about ‘free to you’ assistance available through CMTC. Hear about trends in your industry. Network…
Library Helps Close the Digital Divide in Nevada County The days when libraries existed just to loan books are long gone. As Pew research puts it, the library is transforming “from a house of knowledge to a house of access.” Internet access is now critical for everything from research to looking for and applying for…
The Capital Region AR/VR Pitch Fest in Sacramento on August 29 will feature presentations by start-up & early-stage AR or VR companies.